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Time Running Out for Community Health Funding

Lack of congressional action puts local health care providers in trouble, like El Rio Health Center.

Obamacare Repeal Will Cost AZ Economy

A report from ASU predicts recession if health care jobs are eliminated.

Link Between Depression, Dementia To Be Studied

Among those with dementia, 15%-45% also diagnosed with depression.

Gov Ducey Backs Latest Plan to Repeal Obamacare

In a tweet he calls the Graham-Cassidy plan the "best path forward."

Episode 155: Getting Healthy Food into Tucson Schools

Also, a landmark designation for Barrio Viejo, a device offering hope to those with macular degeneration, and a changing downtown.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

State Supreme Court To Hear Medicaid Funding Case

Arizona conservatives say the funding mechanism is unconstitutional.

Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus

Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.

Arizona's Obesity Rate Flattens, Still Concerning

Nearly one-third of state's population is heavy enough that it affects their health.

Arizona Releases Plan to Fight Opioid Epidemic

A Department of Health Services report outlines 12 actions to fight the opioid crisis.

Forums to Explore Community Impact of Mental Illness

Public events to foster discussion about mental health-related issues, including incarceration, law enforcement, and treatment.

Skin Won't Absorb New UA-Developed Sunscreen

The product was developed with assistance from Tech Launch Arizona.

Without Eye Protection, Even a Peek at the Eclipse is Dangerous

Children and young adults are particularly at risk without safety glasses.

"When We Are in Our Addiction, We Are Not Living."

Arizona Spotlight devotes an episode to understanding addiction, including two stories of recovery from destructive eating habits..

Farewell to The King of the Monsters

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Opioid addicts struggle to get their recovery covered; astronomical events in the works of William Shakespeare; and a folktale from India in "The Drum & The Story".

Opioid Addicts Struggle to Get Their Recovery Covered

Some opioid substitution drugs like Suboxone are not covered by insurance for those fighting opioid addiction in Arizona.

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