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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.

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

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

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

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

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.

7,000 Unintended Pregnancies Prevented in Arizona in 2014

Family Health Partnership uses federal funding for low-income women and families.

Arizona House Approves Abortion Restriction Bill

The Arizona House voted to approve a bill barring women from buying a health insurance plan through the federal marketplace that includes abortion coverage.

Kelly Twins - Scott, Mark - Help Gauge Effects of Space Travel

Astronaut Scott will soon start one year in space; scientists will compare him with earthbound twin Mark.

Arizona Healthcare Signups Nearly Doubled in Last Open Enrollment

Total statewide enrollment is now more than 200,000

Tucson Officials Want to Move Homeless from Downtown Camp

City, advocates say 'another vision' needed in services, circumstances for people living in park.

Banner Takeover of UAMC Comes at Midnight Friday

Deal worth up to $1B in works since last summer gives Phoenix health company 2 Tucson hospitals.

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak

California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.

Missed Insurance Deadline? Maybe Not.

Federal gov. extends window to buy health insurance to end of April to avoid tax penalty

Pima County Board Says No to Not Hiring Smokers

Supervisors OK $30 health insurance surcharge for workers who use tobacco or nicotine.

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