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Prediction is based on recent patient-ordered tests.
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While it's not likely any tainted lettuce is still in stores, delayed reports of illnesses have continued to come in.
Cochise County Offers Help to Make Apartment Complexes Smoke-Free
County officials are working with a statewide group to assist landlords with logistical and social changes.
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The four-year funding will send students to underserved areas.
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Hospital Drill Simulates Aftermath of Mass Shooting
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Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian; Did Not Brake
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Sahuarita to Consider New Hospital
If approved, it would become the second hospital serving communities immediately south of Tucson.
Red Cross Starting Summer Blood Donation Campaign Early
The organization hopes to avoid a typical seasonal shortage.
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Arizona Exercise Based on Post-Quake Exodus From California
The DEMA exercise will deal with topics like providing food, shelter and medical services.
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