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Obamacare Repeal Will Cost AZ Economy
A report from ASU predicts recession if health care jobs are eliminated.
Link Between Depression, Dementia To Be Studied
Among those with dementia, 15%-45% also diagnosed with depression.
Gov Ducey Backs Latest Plan to Repeal Obamacare
In a tweet he calls the Graham-Cassidy plan the "best path forward."
Episode 155: Getting Healthy Food into Tucson Schools
Also, a landmark designation for Barrio Viejo, a device offering hope to those with macular degeneration, and a changing downtown.
Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts
State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.
State Supreme Court To Hear Medicaid Funding Case
Arizona conservatives say the funding mechanism is unconstitutional.
Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus
Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.
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
Also on Arizona Spotlight: Opioid addicts struggle to get their recovery covered; astronomical events in the works of William Shakespeare; and a folktale from India in "The Drum & The Story".
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.
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