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ASU Radiation Test Could Help Triage Nuclear Attack Victims

The test uses gear already found in many medical centers to test thousands of blood drops.

UA Study: HIV's First US Foothold Was in 1970s

A man referred to as "Patient Zero" was also misidentified, researchers said.

NAU Crew Finds Bacteria Clue by Scooping Pooch Poo

Researcher hypothesizes dogs may spread bacterium, normally found in hospitals.

Acclaimed World Music Artist Katia Cardenal Visits Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding new purpose after breast cancer strikes twice; and "Feeding Our Future" asks if the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona can solve the root causes of hunger.

Event Looks to Raise AIDS Awareness in Latino Community

The stigma surrounding testing has contributed to the disproportionate rate in the group.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Chance to Show Support

More than 34,000 women in Arizona will be diagnosed this year.

Phone App Helps Track Zika, Other Diseases

UA-developed app allows people to report mosquitoes, disease symptoms to public health officials.

Smoking in Arizona at Historic Low, 14% of Adults: Report

State officials credit higher awareness of health effects in last 5 years.

Prop 205: Sharp Divisions over Legalizing Marijuana in Arizona

State could become fifth to legalize it for recreational use; governor leads opposition.

Feeding Our Future: Putting Native Foods Back on the Plate

Why did the Tohono O'odham stop eating and growing their Native foods?

UA Professor Works to Replace Coral Snake Antivenom

'Race against time' to finish trials before complete shortage.

Ajo to Fight Chronic Disease, on Two Wheels

A project is sending the town community bicycles to promote public health.

Lower Costs, Improved Health Care See Progress in Tucson

Plus: update from Caterpillar; what's next for ITT Tech students; teens in government.

30 Zika Cases Reported in Arizona Since Outbreak Began

More than a third of all cases reported in state came in last month.

Arizona Adult Obesity Rate Falls for First Time Since 2011

28.4% of state's adults are overweight, study finds, risking diabetes, other problems.

University of Arizona Considers Ban on E-Cigarettes

Cigarettes, pipes and chewing tobacco were banned on campus in 2014.

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