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Health Centers Enroll 8,000 in First Month of Medicaid Expansion

Arizona officials estimate 300,000 people are eligible for the state’s Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS.

Mark Nichols and Dorothy Poczulp from the Center for Life Skills Development discuss the organizations efforts in trying to stop patterns of abusive behavior and end the causes of domestic violence.

Counselors Target Accountability for Domestic Abusers

Experts say perpetrators need help breaking the cycle of abuse; some organizations offer counseling, behavioral services to help.

Students participate in the Tucson Pumpkin Toss, where they use physics and engineering to build trebuchets and catapults to hurl gourds through the air.

Halloween Night Deadliest for Pedestrians, AZ AAA Says

Costumes get in the way of proper precautions while out as drivers may not be able to see people walking on the streets.

Obamacare Site Defects Push People to Other Enrollment Options

Local patient navigator turns to helping uninsured residents fill out paper applications to weigh on their eligibility for insurance plans.

An epic change is coming to the University of Arizona Medical Center. On November 1st all medical information at UAMC will be electronic, using a software system designed by a private Wisconsin company called Epic.

UAMC to Launch Electronic Health Records System

Starting Nov. 1 the hospital will begin storing its medical records online; such method has been used in the U.S. since the 1960s.

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in Phoenix Oct. 24, 2013.

Health Secretary, in Phoenix, Promises Care Act Fixes

Sebelius says 700K applications have been submitted for coverage through online exchange, despite flaws.

Husband and wife Tim and Norma York

Voices for the Cure: Norma and Tim York

With courage and resolve, this fitness competitor and mother of three faced breast cancer with her husband right by her side

Sara Palmer, client, speaks about how she uses experiences with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR), to help her heal from traumatizing experiences in her life.

Controversial Treatment Eases Trauma, Raises Questions

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) uses the senses to resolve trauma, but researchers remain uncertain about how it works.

Cars drive through Tucson streets during rush hour.

Amid Teen Driver Safety Week, AAA Releases New Crash Stats

Car accidents are the leading cause of death in teens, cause more fatalities than homicide, suicide, drugs combined,

Wolfgang Fink, associate professor at University of Arizona and a member of the research team for the Visual and Autonomous Exploration Systems, discusse the new sliver vision testing system.

Vision Testing Makes Its Way to Space

Exposure to radiation, ultraviolet light, low gravity affect astronauts eyes; new technology helps them stay on track with vision health.

Type O-Negative Blood Supplies Low in AZ, Donation Center Says

United Blood Services has issued a plea for donors to step forward as merely 16 units of such remain for the need of 58 hospitals.

UA Health Center Awarded Grant to Aid Hispanic Women

University's Center of Excellence in Women's Health will use the $878K to reach out to underprivileged Hispanic women in Pima County.

Hana Abdulaziz Feeney, a registered dietitian with UA's Campus Health Service, discusses the upcoming Food Day event where people are encouraged to learn more about sustainable food sources.

Event Teaches Public About Healthy, Sustainable Foods

UA hosts 4th annual Food Day celebration, which will highlight nutrition, sustainable foods through various events.

New Seminar Series Addresses Health Disparities

UA's College of Medicine launches series with talk about LGBT health issues; aims to foster inclusion in health care.

William Williams and his mother Della Williams

Voices for the Cure: Della Williams and William Williams

After experiencing depression following breast cancer treatment, Della works to keep other women from going through it alone

Celestino Fernández, Ph.D., at the University of Arizona for the School of Sociology, discusses his research about finding and pursuing happiness and how happiness is defined.

UA Faculty Members Discuss Science of Happiness

Over the course of history there have been many definitions of happiness, says sociology professor.

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