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TPD Warns of Fake Oxycodone in Tucson's Illicit Drug Market
The pills can contain other substances, including lethal doses of opioids like fentanyl.
UA Researcher Develops Snake Bite Treatment
Novel combination of carbon monoxide and iron delays venom's damaging effects.
Goldwater Institute Sues FDA for Info on Ebola Drug Approval
The FDA originally turned down a FOIA request, saying it was protecting trade secrets.
Arizona Naturopaths Asking to Expand Medical Authority
A group wants the Legislature will close a loophole that limits their purview.
Episode 335: Health Care in Arizona, As Another Attempt to Repeal Stalls
Stakeholders in Arizona monitor and analyze the ups and downs of the ongoing health care debate.
Time Running Out for Community Health Funding
Lack of congressional action puts local health care providers in trouble, like El Rio Health Center.
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.
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