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With temperatures soaring, cell phone device provides reading, tips for safety.

Could Amish Farm Dust Provide Relief from Asthma?

Tucson researchers are seeking clues from rural Indiana communities.

Rural Hospitals Connecting With TMC Specialists

New alliance helps smaller towns access expertise, improve care

Latino, Black Firefighters at Higher Risk of Cancer

Data from from largest cancer registry in U.S.

AZ WEEK: Third Medical School Coming to Arizona

Mayo Clinic, ASU Team up for 2017 opening; need great for training more physicians.

Feeling Ill? 104-Degree High, Ongoing Heat May Be Reason

Pima County health officials warn of dangers of extreme temperatures with summer upon us.

Giving Blood

Learn about the importance of blood donations from both sides of the story.

A Veteran's Story

Told he would never recover from his traumatic brain injury, Erik Castillo set out to beat the odds

METRO WEEK: Local Health-Care Systems Changing

Many Tucson-area hospitals partnering with other health care organizations

Arizona Spotlight for May 15th, 2015

Truckers compete in state driving championship; visit a class that teaches laughter yoga; Bob Boze Bell talks about Billy the Kid and tall tales from Arizona history; plus the music of Nive Neilsen.

Newly Approved Rattlesnake Anti-Venom Under UA Study

Drug is second OK'd by FDA for treatment; up to 200 Arizonans are bitten each year.

Drug Cartels Target Indian Country and Vulnerable People

Addiction high among Native Americans, where unemployment can lead them to drug trade.

Service Providers Work to End Homelessness in Tucson

Goal: End veterans' homelessness by end of this year, all homelessness by 2017.

Community Program Aims to Slow Progression of Dementia

'Elder Care' helps people with memory loss stay physically and mentally active.

Technology Improves Medical Access in Doctor Shortage

Telemedicine is helping patients see specialists they might not otherwise have access to.

Vietnam War's Agent Orange Legacy Exceeds 40 Years

Dioxin-based chemical still a health threat four decades after war's end.

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