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State Caps Enrollment For Medicare+Medicaid Recipients

No new recipients to be added to the dual insurance coverage program

Arizona Spotlight for November 6, 2015

A walking meditation in the All Souls Procession; How does a warrior heal?; Developing Tucson's startup culture; What will local election results mean for Tucson?

Should TUSD Post Rates of Immunization at Schools?

District's rates are high, but one board member wants it, saying it will help inform parents.

UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

Management Information Systems project will put information in layman's terms for doctors.

Voices for the Cure 2015 with Betty Villegas and Jessica Ray

In memory of her sister Irma, Betty Villegas shares the influence that genetic testing had on her family's choices regarding breast cancer.

Arizona Spotlight for October 16, 2015

Voices for the Cure; documentary details transgender Tucsonan's story; stage & screen legend Rita Moreno; comedian Lisa Landry comes to town; desert marauders make for interesting neighbors.

Voices for the Cure 2015 with Jennifer Coughlin and Ruben Palma

Hear how one woman is facing her Stage IV cancer diagnosis with strength, grace, and love from her partner.

AZ WEEK: Drug Addiction and Heroin 'Pandemic' in Arizona

More than 2,000 people are being treated for opiate addiction in Pima County alone.

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

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