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Report Puts Arizona in 46th Place in Terms of Child Welfare

Kids Count looks at factors like economic well-being, education and health, among others.

Another Possible Target for Hackers: Your Pacemaker

Doctor-hackers work to raise awareness of medical-device vulnerabilities

Episode 319: Opioids in Arizona - A State of Emergency

Arizona Week: Investigating extent of opioid addiction, why people get hooked.

Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall

Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.

Arizona Medical-Device Companies Search for Inroads to Mexican Market

Domestic production in Mexico was $15.5 billion two years ago.

Tucson Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply; Jaywalking Blamed

Officer: 'The person who is most responsible for your safety is you. You need to pay attention.'

UA-Sonora Partnership Targets Diabetes in Mexico

Economic prosperity is partially to blame for epidemic, says World Health Organization.

Study: Medicaid Cuts Would Disproportionately Affect Arizona's Rural Children

A recent bill in the Obamacare repeal aims to significantly roll back funding for the program.

Spike in Contagious Disease in Tucson Dogs Has Officials Urging Caution

There are seven confirmed cases of leptospirosis, or lepto, and more dogs may have been exposed at Udall Park.

Mobile Units Provide Health Checks for Mexicans in Arizona

Mexico's Health Ministry teamed up with UA staff and students to provide screenings.

Opioid Deaths Reach Record Highs in Arizona; Gov. Ducey Declares 'Emergency'

In 2016, 790 Arizonans died from overdosing on opioids.

Episode 316: The Shape of Health Care in Arizona

A new health plan working through Congress, we ask what's next for coverage in the Grand Canyon State?

Tucson Police to Take Mental Health 'First Aid' Training

Goal is to keep people in crisis out of jail and get services.

What's Next for Arizonans Who Gained Coverage Under Obamacare?

A conversation with Daniel Derksen about the future of health care in the Grand Canyon State.

Study to Measure Impact of Contaminant Perchlorate on Yuma Residents

The common chemical could be causing hypothyroidism in the southwestern Arizona town.

Event Looks to Move Mental Illness From Jail to Treatment

More than 300 practitioners to attend 'Decriminalizing Mental Illness' conference.

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