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UA Researchers Look at Mental Impairment After Heart Surgery

Some people experience cognitive difficulties following coronary bypass surgery.

TPD Warns of Fake Oxycodone in Tucson's Illicit Drug Market

The pills can contain other substances, including lethal doses of opioids like fentanyl.

UA Researcher Develops Snake Bite Treatment

Novel combination of carbon monoxide and iron delays venom's damaging effects.

Goldwater Institute Sues FDA for Info on Ebola Drug Approval

The FDA originally turned down a FOIA request, saying it was protecting trade secrets.

Arizona Naturopaths Asking to Expand Medical Authority

A group wants the Legislature will close a loophole that limits their purview.

Episode 335: Health Care in Arizona, As Another Attempt to Repeal Stalls

Stakeholders in Arizona monitor and analyze the ups and downs of the ongoing health care debate.

Time Running Out for Community Health Funding

Lack of congressional action puts local health care providers in trouble, like El Rio Health Center.

Obamacare Repeal Will Cost AZ Economy

A report from ASU predicts recession if health care jobs are eliminated.

Link Between Depression, Dementia To Be Studied

Among those with dementia, 15%-45% also diagnosed with depression.

Gov Ducey Backs Latest Plan to Repeal Obamacare

In a tweet he calls the Graham-Cassidy plan the "best path forward."

Episode 155: Getting Healthy Food into Tucson Schools

Also, a landmark designation for Barrio Viejo, a device offering hope to those with macular degeneration, and a changing downtown.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

State Supreme Court To Hear Medicaid Funding Case

Arizona conservatives say the funding mechanism is unconstitutional.

Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus

Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.

Arizona's Obesity Rate Flattens, Still Concerning

Nearly one-third of state's population is heavy enough that it affects their health.

Arizona Releases Plan to Fight Opioid Epidemic

A Department of Health Services report outlines 12 actions to fight the opioid crisis.

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