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UA Budget Questions

UA President Dr. Robert Shelton says where the UA budget goes from here depends on the outcome of May 18th vote

UA/ASU Medical School Split

Three years ago, the University of Arizona and Arizona State University partnered to open a new medical school in Phoenix. But now, as the school is getting ready to break ground on a new building ASU has decided to back out of the partnership.

Arthritis Drug

Pam White tells us about a new drug for treating rheumatoid arthritis which was tested locally, and the hope it has brought to a Tucson woman who suffers from the disease.

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

Donna Marie Miranda tells us about a catastrophic back injury caused by her being overweight, and the changes it brought to the way she views herself and her health.

Herbalists

Laura Markowitz tells us how The Tucson Herbalist Collective is preserving the ecological heritage of the Sonoran Desert and helping others to put native edible and medicinal plants to use.

Health Care for Uninsured

Health clinics are stretched thin serving individuals and families with no health insurance and few options.

Health Care Costs

Christopher Conover looks at how rising insurance premiums are changing what local businesses are offering to their employees.

Raw Food Diet for Diabetics

While doctors say there is no cure for diabetes, some diabetics have discovered a way to stay off of insulin, permanently. Laura Markowitz reports it's all about what they eat.

Scorpion Stings

Hear how an experimental anti-venom from Mexico saved the life of a boy who was stung by a scorpion, as Pam White reports on the latest developments with treating scorpion stings.

Fibromyalgia Hike

Christopher Conover tells us about a Tucson woman who hiked for 80 days on the Arizona Trail to raise awareness about fibromyalgia.

Health Care Forum

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords held a town hall meeting on health care reform earlier this week. Christopher Conover tells us what happened.

Salute to Centenarians

More than fifty people at least 100 years old gathered recently at an event that may be unique in human history. Mark McLemore talks to Tucson's eldest citizens.

Swine Flu

Christopher Conover tells us why Arizona and Sonora, Mexico are uniquely positioned to deal with the current outbreak of Swine Flu.

The 4th Annual Gootter Grand Slam

This weekend's tennis event raises funds to help fight Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Bill Buckmaster tells us about the family story behind the event.

Autism Resource Fair

Families coping with the autism can get help next weekend . Tony Paniagua tells us about "Piece the Puzzle", a community resource fair and fundraiser for the Autism Society of America.

Caregivers

As Arizona's population ages, the role of the caregiver has become more important than ever, as we hear in a story from Kimberly Craft.

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