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Arizona's Obesity Rate Flattens, Still Concerning
Nearly one-third of state's population is heavy enough that it affects their health.
Arizona Releases Plan to Fight Opioid Epidemic
A Department of Health Services report outlines 12 actions to fight the opioid crisis.
Forums to Explore Community Impact of Mental Illness
Public events to foster discussion about mental health-related issues, including incarceration, law enforcement, and treatment.
Skin Won't Absorb New UA-Developed Sunscreen
The product was developed with assistance from Tech Launch Arizona.
Without Eye Protection, Even a Peek at the Eclipse is Dangerous
Children and young adults are particularly at risk without safety glasses.
"When We Are in Our Addiction, We Are Not Living."
Arizona Spotlight devotes an episode to understanding addiction, including two stories of recovery from destructive eating habits..
Farewell to The King of the Monsters
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Opioid Addicts Struggle to Get Their Recovery Covered
Some opioid substitution drugs like Suboxone are not covered by insurance for those fighting opioid addiction in Arizona.
Scientists Use Tobacco Plant As Cheap, Scalable Zika Vaccine Factory
The plant-based approach could be a more viable solution for low-to-middle-income countries.
Laying the Groundwork for Mental Health Education in Arizona Schools
Local NAMI chapter to helm planning process for stigma-fighting initiative.
Blood Shortage Continues in Southern Arizona
Red Cross collections sites open every day in August
Banner to Open 'Quick Care' Clinics in Supermarkets
Safeways in Tucson, Phoenix will host pilot project.
Doctor Sees the Light with Pain Control: Green LED
Physician found headache relief under trees, triggering study.
Episode 327: Repairing the Sewer Pipe Crossing the Border in Nogales
Plus: A bipartisan group with a health care agenda, and a look at the Port of Tucson and Arizona railroad history.
Arizona Politicians Look to Drive Health Care Debate
Arizona officials are not sitting on the sideline when it comes to the future of health insurance
Bipartisan Group Advances Plan to 'Stabilize' Health Insurance
The 'Problem Solvers Caucus' is adamant it is not a 'repeal and replace' proposal.
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