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Douglas Clinic Expands Emergency Care Offering

More services come after town's only hospital closes; residents can stay close to home.

UA-Developed Device Aims to Speed Infection Diagnosis

System uses a smartphone to observe and measure sample

AZ Week: Rural Hospitals Disappear Nationwide

Arizona border community of Douglas lost its hospital in July; Bisbee, Sierra Vista pick up the slack.

Affordable Care Act Insurance Rolls Decline in Arizona

154,000 have coverage through federal marketplace, reduction of 6.7% in three months.

ASU Research: Colon Cancer Cells Trick Body to Spread

Inflammation actively encourages the spread of cancerous cells.

Why Are Arizona, US Losing Hospitals in Rural Areas?

57 facilities, including one Douglas, have closed in the last 5 years.

Dated Technology Hinders Grand Canyon Search And Rescue Efforts

Increased visitors, inconsistent radio communication put strain on first responders

New Emergency Room Coming to Douglas

Three weeks after losing a hospital, the Douglas community gets some good news

Surgeon Tackles ‘Medjacking’ - Hacking of Medical Devices

UA's Armstrong helps lead national efforts to protect pacemakers, IV pumps, more.

VA to Host Mental Health Summit in Tucson

Public gathering Tuesday shows services available to veterans and their families.

AZ WEEK: Diversifying the Health-Care Workforce

University of Arizona programs works to spark interest among minorities starting in high school.

Ducey Seeks Medicaid Revamp to Lower State's Costs

Plan requires increased co-pays, savings from one-quarter of Medicaid recipients.

Douglas' Only Hospital Closing Friday, Won't Reopen

'Closed for good,' says lawyer representing Cochise Regional Hospital's parent company.

Hospital in Douglas May Shut Its Doors Friday

Facility loses Medicare payments; it's among hundreds of rural health operations imperiled in US.

Is Arizona Medicaid Funding Mechanism a 'Tax' or a 'Fee'?

Judge to decide if assessment on hospitals violates state Constitution's two-thirds vote provision.

UA Doctors Join Forces to Fight Heart Disease in India

Program launched in southern Indian city Bangalore to speed, better inform response to heart attacks

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