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Legislators Using Health Care for Children as a Bargaining Chip
There are 25,000 children in Arizona covered by CHIP.
Number of Flu Cases Spikes Early in the Season, Health Official Says
The number of reported cases is 16 times greater than it was last year.
Influenza Now 'Widespread' in Arizona
Weekly case reports doubled last week in Pima County, statewide.
Premature Births Increase in Arizona, US
It's the first rise in the rate of premature births in eight years.
As Valley Fever Cases Grow, Research Aims to Improve Diagnoses, Treatment
A UA study center looks at effects of delayed diagnoses, hopes to pioneer rapid test.
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Red Cross needs to collect 620 blood donations a day to meet the needs in Arizona.
Episode 345: The News That Impacted Arizonans in 2017
A look back at what we covered and what it will mean in 2018.
U of A Researchers Aid Fight Against ALS
Team outlines neural roadblock that stops muscle function.
Flu Cases Spike in Pima County
More than 150 confirmed influenza cases in the county since the season started in October.
Affordable Care Enrollment Deadline Friday
Free help available for health coverage plan selection
Banner Health North Clinic Opening Doors For Preview Dec. 11
Many outpatient services to be house at new facility near cancer center.
Funding Cuts Force Mental Health Group to Scale Back Programs, Lay Off Staff
Mental health advocacy group NAMI goes public about financial pressures from Cenpatico Integrated Care.
Episode 165: How Does Tucson Unemployment Compare to Arizona's?
Also, a discussion with Rep. Grijalva about tax reform and CHIP funding.
#metoo: Empowerment Through Empathy
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Survey: 25% of Arizona Teens Use Rx Painkillers Without Doctor Consent
Many parents would allow teens to use the drugs for pain, which carries addiction risk.
Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Medicaid Expansion Fee
The justices ruled the money, which helps cover cost of 400K Medicaid recipients, is not a tax.
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