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VA Emphasizes Mental Well-Being, Expanded Care

What the Southern Arizona VA's recent Whole Health flagship facility designation entails.

Nonprofit Helps Veterans Heal at Free Retreat

The Boulder Crest Retreat spans over 100 acres outside Sonoita.

Arizona Releases New Opioid Guidelines

The state has updated its guidelines for doctors for the first time since 2014.

Hospital Drill Simulates Aftermath of Mass Shooting

The exercise at Banner-UMC South was meant to prepare all staff for the possibility of a real active-shooter event.

Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian; Did Not Brake

The vehicle spotted a woman six seconds before striking her, but the automatic braking system was disabled, a report said.

Sahuarita to Consider New Hospital

If approved, it would become the second hospital serving communities immediately south of Tucson.

Red Cross Starting Summer Blood Donation Campaign Early

The organization hopes to avoid a typical seasonal shortage.

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

Arizona Exercise Based on Post-Quake Exodus From California

The DEMA exercise will deal with topics like providing food, shelter and medical services.

Number of Food Poisoning Cases Linked to Arizona Lettuce Grows to 172

The CDC says the lettuce responsible for the E. coli outbreak should no longer be in stores and restaurants.

Former Superintendent Explains School District Administrative Costs

Also, how the new state budget will affect Arizona school districts.

ASU, UA Consider Leaving State Health Care Plan

Could make care cheaper for higher-ed employees, more expensive for the rest of the state government workers.

Do You Tan or Burn? What Genes Say About Your Skin in the Sun

A genetic study could help predict who gets skin cancer, made more likely by severe childhood sunburns.

Poll: 53% of Arizona Voters Support Raising Age to Buy Tobacco

Data analyst sees a potential impact on the U.S. Senate race.

UA, Banner Get Record $60M Grant in Nationwide Health Study

"All Of Us" research program through the NIH to study the health of 1 million Americans.

Navajo Leaders: Trump Shift on Native American Health Care Violates Treaties

Administration saying American Indians a race, not a sovereign nation; and Navajo tribal leader says that violates treaties.

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