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Arizona Sues OxyContin Maker

Suit alleges violations of Arizona court order

Heat Deaths Climb in Phoenix, But Not in Tucson

Experts say Maricopa County is warmer due to an "urban heat island" effect.

Grant Funds Research to Fight Deadly Lung Disease

The University of Arizona College of Medicine seeks a cure for excessive scar tissue.

Illicit Opioid Seizures Rise as Prescriptions Drop

A discussion with DEA special agent in charge Doug Coleman.

Tucson Medical Center Sues Opioid Industry

The suit blames opioid makers and distributors for creating the opioid crisis.

Report Card: Breastfeeding Rates Still Fall Short

The CDC report suggested most mothers want to breastfeed but lack necessary social supports.

VA Schedules Mental Health Summit

Event brings together vets, officials and service providers to discuss suicide prevention

Marana Developing Plan to Treat Two Contaminated Wells

Wells have tested positive for compounds not regulated by federal laws.

Arizona Utility Company Customers Advised to Boil Water

The notice was issued Wednesday for a town 40 miles east of Yuma.

Insurer Backs Effort to Address Opioid Misuse, Overdoses

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is spending $10M on an effort to support prevention, treatment and recovery programs.

UA Researcher Looks to Hunter-Gatherer Sitting Posture to Understand Back Pain

By studying the Hadza tribe, research from a UA anthropologist suggests it's not how much we sit, but our posture.

Professor Investigating Effectiveness of Human Immune System

Janko Nikolich considers the body's defenses among its most powerful functions.

City Council Takes Initial Step in Raising Tobacco-Purchase Age

The council has asked the city manager's office to prepare an ordinance that would raise the age to 21.

AG Brnovich: Marijuana Money Can Be Used for Addiction Services

The Arizona attorney general's opinion touched on the 2010 law creating a medical marijuana program.

PACC: Fewer Animals Euthanized, No Increase in Bites

The county shelter suggests in a report that while efforts to release more animals through adoption have increased, dangers associated with them have not.

UA Cancer Center Delivers Data to Help Skin Cancer Patients

The study focuses on making the immune system respond to melanoma threats.

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