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Voices for the Cure with Claudia Arévalo

A cancer survivor, lawyer and new mom talks with her brother about the hard times ten years ago when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer.

Voices for the Cure with Kim Puete and Jennifer Wigle

Listen to two of the countless women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer share their story of courage, love, hope.

Where Every Word is Precious

Supportive group at Aphasia Center of Tucson living with language disorder that makes simple communication a major challenge.

Confronting Suicide Part 4: Reporters' Notebook

3 AZPM producers discuss their findings in researching suicide prevention efforts for teens, college students, elderly.

Confronting Suicide Part 3: Suicide Among Elderly

In Arizona and across U.S., people 55 and older have highest suicide rate—but deaths underreported and often ignored.

Confronting Suicide Part 2: Prevention Top Focus for Colleges

8% of UA students say they've seriously thought about suicide. National prevention effort started by parents of UA student who took his life in 1998.

Confronting Suicide Part 1: Teen Suicides

In Arizona, percentage of high school students injured or poisoned in suicide attempt almost doubled from 2003 to 2013.

Confronting Suicide: Four-Part Radio Series on NPR 89.1

An in-depth exploration of suicide prevention efforts among teens, college students and older Americans. Beginning Monday, April 14th.

Hand Washing

A simple thing that most Americans take for granted, hand washing is helping to save lives all around the world.

Supportive Care

At the Arizona Cancer Center, doctors and patients are exploring the psychological and social aspects of healing.

A Community Forum on Mental Illness

Can the citizens of Tucson find a better way to both protect the public and provide help for persons suffering from severe mental illness?

Helping a Loved One Face the End of Life

In St. Louis, Missouri, a hospice program called Lumina helps dying patients leave a legacy that says more than just "goodbye".

STRONGMAN

Meet Zachary Levy, the filmmaker behind a new independent documentary about modern-day strongman Stanless Steel, a man holding onto his dreams with both hands.

Cancer Treatment: One Day

The life of a cancer patient receiving chemotherapy is measured in cycles and courses - the rhythms of the treatment.

Bodies... The Exhibit: Anatomy Lab for the Masses

Plastination process used for Bodies exhibit is employed by anatomy lab at University of Arizona.

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