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Tucson VA to Reduce Hospital's Smoking Areas

Officials say move helps veterans who are quitting, matches other health-care facilities.

A new emergency communication network in Pima County is intended to help connect emergency responders who work in disparate public safety agencies.

UA Research: Twitter Helps Predict Emergency Room Visits

Study matched information from 'tweets,' air sensors and medical records

Part 2: Domestic Violence Issue 'Huge,' Head of Shelter Says

1 in 4 women will be victims; 12,000 calls annually in Pima County, yet incidents are under-reported.

Part 1: Pima Sheriff's Domestic Violence Plan a National Model

Sergeant says agency goes beyond standard for response to separate perpetrators, victims.

Research: Immigrants Seek Health Care Less Than Most

Data contradicts narrative that undocumented people burden to system.

Navajo Nation 'Junk Food' Tax Clashes with Economics

Half of population living in poverty; for them, snack foods are cheaper than fresh, healthy products.

Mary Derrick was reunited with her sons after graduating from Family Drug Court.

How Family Drug Court Led One Parent to Get Her Kids Back

Graduate and recovery specialist, both recovering addicts, describe how program benefited them.

Debate Escalates over Health Services for Migrant Girls

Conference of Catholic Bishops says no abortions or emergency contraception for girls at its shelters.

Wayne and Peggy Collins between 1986 and 1988.

Alzheimer's Will 'Overwhelm Us' Without Research Dollars, Academics Say

A Tucson family learns how the disease changes a husband, father and grandfather.

Gov. Doug Ducey addresses a joint session of the Arizona Legislature, Jan. 12, 2015.

Ducey Defends Abortion Restrictions in New Law

Bill he signed this week requires women to be told about reversal option.

Navajo Junk Food Tax Takes Effect Wednesday

2% tax on chips, cookies, soda, other items aimed at reducing obesity, diabetes, heart disease.

Students from Miles Exploratory Learning Center celebrate the unveiling of smoke-free themed art on a bus bench near their school on March 31, 2015.

Students Aim to Curb Smoking, Raise Awareness at Bus Stop

Student-created art features tobacco-free messages on Sun Tran bench in front of Miles School.

Flu Cases Wane, But Season Not Over Yet

Winter has been 'average,' with cases spread evenly rather than spiking, health officials say.

Former UA Marijuana Researcher Restarting in Phoenix

Terminated in Tucson, she gains approval for federally sanctioned study on PTSD effects.

Joyce Morgan (center), Director of Crisis Services for the Crisis Response Center, and H. Clarke Romans (right), Executive Director of NAMI of Southern Arizona, discuss mental illness in our community.

Weekend Walk Aims to Raise Mental Health Awareness

9th annual NAMIWalks event expected to draw thousands of participants to South Side.

Latinos Increase Health Coverage Under Federal Law

Affordable Care Act enrollments up sharply in ethnic group nationally; Arizona figures not known.

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