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UA Re-Engineering Mosquitoes to Resist Disease

Winged insects are as bothered by pathogens as humans are by them.

Natural Food Product Could Prevent Skin Cancer

UA researchers study common Latin American ingredient for UV protection.

METRO WEEK: How's Your Health, Pima County?

County-wide health analysis shows strengths, weaknesses of health services.

Arizona Spotlight for February 5, 2016

Research at ASU to better understand concussions; Fort Lowell Day celebrates Tucson history; a woman shares her bi-cultural world on "Dímelo"; "Old Jews Telling Jokes" brings laughter to The Live Theatre Workshop.

Former Surgeon General: All Must Join for Health Care

Richard Carmona calls for better access to health care, more funding for education

Health Care Enrollment Deadline Approaches

Last day to apply for federal health care marketplace is January 31

Study: Too Many State Latino Children Remain Uninsured

Number has grown, but Arizona remains above national average.

AZ Week: Medicare Policy Will Change End of Life Planning

Doctors and patients now able to have more conversations about next steps.

UA Studies Turmeric to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

45 volunteers sought to see if South Asian spice's anti-inflammatory properties help.

Arizonans Research Brain Injury in Ex-Football Players

Federal government providing $16 million for degenerative disease study.

State Has First Instance of Dual Mosquito-Disease Outbreak

West Nile and St. Louis Encephalitis viruses found together in Arizona for first time ever.

Remembering Tucson's Homeless on Winter Nights

On any given night, an estimated 5,000 people live on the streets of Pima County.

Arizona at Front Line of Nation's Drug Addiction Epidemic

Expert: '4 out of 5 who become addicted to heroin started by using prescription opiates.'

A Road Trip in Search of Answers to Veterans' Suicide

Film chronicles two friends' journey to find healing for post-traumatic stress

Push in Tucson to Get Spanish Speakers Health Insurance

They make up Arizona's and Pima County's largest group of people without coverage.

Study: Arizona Has High Rate of Uninsured Children

Nationally, child uninsurance rate has dropped to historic lows.

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