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Voices for the Cure 2015 with Betty Villegas and Jessica Ray

In memory of her sister Irma, Betty Villegas shares the influence that genetic testing had on her family's choices regarding breast cancer.

Arizona Spotlight for October 16, 2015

Voices for the Cure; documentary details transgender Tucsonan's story; stage & screen legend Rita Moreno; comedian Lisa Landry comes to town; desert marauders make for interesting neighbors.

Voices for the Cure 2015 with Jennifer Coughlin and Ruben Palma

Hear how one woman is facing her Stage IV cancer diagnosis with strength, grace, and love from her partner.

AZ WEEK: Drug Addiction and Heroin 'Pandemic' in Arizona

More than 2,000 people are being treated for opiate addiction in Pima County alone.

Douglas Clinic Expands Emergency Care Offering

More services come after town's only hospital closes; residents can stay close to home.

UA-Developed Device Aims to Speed Infection Diagnosis

System uses a smartphone to observe and measure sample

AZ Week: Rural Hospitals Disappear Nationwide

Arizona border community of Douglas lost its hospital in July; Bisbee, Sierra Vista pick up the slack.

Affordable Care Act Insurance Rolls Decline in Arizona

154,000 have coverage through federal marketplace, reduction of 6.7% in three months.

ASU Research: Colon Cancer Cells Trick Body to Spread

Inflammation actively encourages the spread of cancerous cells.

Why Are Arizona, US Losing Hospitals in Rural Areas?

57 facilities, including one Douglas, have closed in the last 5 years.

Dated Technology Hinders Grand Canyon Search And Rescue Efforts

Increased visitors, inconsistent radio communication put strain on first responders

New Emergency Room Coming to Douglas

Three weeks after losing a hospital, the Douglas community gets some good news

Surgeon Tackles ‘Medjacking’ - Hacking of Medical Devices

UA's Armstrong helps lead national efforts to protect pacemakers, IV pumps, more.

VA to Host Mental Health Summit in Tucson

Public gathering Tuesday shows services available to veterans and their families.

AZ WEEK: Diversifying the Health-Care Workforce

University of Arizona programs works to spark interest among minorities starting in high school.

Ducey Seeks Medicaid Revamp to Lower State's Costs

Plan requires increased co-pays, savings from one-quarter of Medicaid recipients.

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