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Episode 345: The News That Impacted Arizonans in 2017

A look back at what we covered and what it will mean in 2018.

U of A Researchers Aid Fight Against ALS

Team outlines neural roadblock that stops muscle function.

Flu Cases Spike in Pima County

More than 150 confirmed influenza cases in the county since the season started in October.

Affordable Care Enrollment Deadline Friday

Free help available for health coverage plan selection

Banner Health North Clinic Opening Doors For Preview Dec. 11

Many outpatient services to be house at new facility near cancer center.

Funding Cuts Force Mental Health Group to Scale Back Programs, Lay Off Staff

Mental health advocacy group NAMI goes public about financial pressures from Cenpatico Integrated Care.

Episode 165: How Does Tucson Unemployment Compare to Arizona's?

Also, a discussion with Rep. Grijalva about tax reform and CHIP funding.

Survey: 25% of Arizona Teens Use Rx Painkillers Without Doctor Consent

Many parents would allow teens to use the drugs for pain, which carries addiction risk.

Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Medicaid Expansion Fee

The justices ruled the money, which helps cover cost of 400K Medicaid recipients, is not a tax.

UA College of Medicine Marks 50th Anniversary

The school is known for breakthroughs made in asthma and CPR.

Flu Season Right on Time in Pima County

18 cases have been reported in past three weeks.

Ventana Medical Systems Tool Helps Diagnose, Treat Rare Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in US, and has many forms.

As Opioid Crisis Deepens, UA Group Seeks Nonaddictive Pain Treatment

Alternative therapies could replace opioids.

ACA Open Enrollment Begins, Prompting Local Health Care Push

Healthcare.gov offerings for 2018 are similar to the previous year's offering, according to health care officials.

State Calls on Congress to Fund KidsCare

Gov. Ducey sent a letter to members urging quick action.

Episode 339: Arizona Politicians in a Shifting Political Landscape

Also, October brings recognition of domestic violence and breast cancer.

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