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Hospital Drill Simulates Aftermath of Mass Shooting
The exercise at Banner-UMC South was meant to prepare all staff for the possibility of a real active-shooter event.
Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian; Did Not Brake
The vehicle spotted a woman six seconds before striking her, but the automatic braking system was disabled, a report said.
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.
Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says
Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.
Arizona Exercise Based on Post-Quake Exodus From California
The DEMA exercise will deal with topics like providing food, shelter and medical services.
Number of Food Poisoning Cases Linked to Arizona Lettuce Grows to 172
The CDC says the lettuce responsible for the E. coli outbreak should no longer be in stores and restaurants.
Former Superintendent Explains School District Administrative Costs
Also, how the new state budget will affect Arizona school districts.
ASU, UA Consider Leaving State Health Care Plan
Could make care cheaper for higher-ed employees, more expensive for the rest of the state government workers.
Do You Tan or Burn? What Genes Say About Your Skin in the Sun
A genetic study could help predict who gets skin cancer, made more likely by severe childhood sunburns.
Poll: 53% of Arizona Voters Support Raising Age to Buy Tobacco
Data analyst sees a potential impact on the U.S. Senate race.
UA, Banner Get Record $60M Grant in Nationwide Health Study
"All Of Us" research program through the NIH to study the health of 1 million Americans.
Navajo Leaders: Trump Shift on Native American Health Care Violates Treaties
Administration saying American Indians a race, not a sovereign nation; and Navajo tribal leader says that violates treaties.
Ozone Expected to Reach Problematic Levels in Tucson Tuesday
Ground-level ozone issues created by a mix of solar intensity and fossil-fuel emissions.
Arizona Abortion Seekers Will Face More Questions From Providers
A newly signed bill requires doctors to ask additional questions and share answers with the state.
Hospitals in Tucson, Southwest Looking to Lure Patients from Mexico
A tourism group and hospitals in the Southwest are investing in ways to attract patients and facilitate care.
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