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Benson Visitor Center certified as an Autism Center

The location is the first in Cochise County.

Robbins announces changes to the future of UA's medical programs

The plan will adapt the original 100 year vision that was made in 1967 when the medical school was founded.

The Buzz: How AZ's marijuana industry has grown after two years of recreational sales

Marijuana became a billion-dollar industry within months of Arizona loosening restrictions on who can buy products.

Planned Parenthood Arizona will adapt medication abortions if access to an abortion pill is limited

The clinics will move to use an alternative single-drug protocol if access is limited, instead of a dual-drug procedure.

Pima County Library's Synapse Team on helping mental health community-wide.

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Nosotros program helps identify liver disease with free fibroscans

Liver disease disproportionately affects the Hispanic community, and in Tucson, a local program is taking action to fight this trend.

Text ‘join’ to get COVID-19, health updates in rural Arizona

The program, based at UArizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, built the platform and system with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

AG Mayes says Arizona retains access to abortion medication

The announcement comes after a federal judge placed an injunction against Mifepristone, a drug used in non-surgical abortions.

Unmet need remains as Tucson increases housing services

According to a new report, Tucson has served nearly 1,600 unsheltered persons but the need remains high.

Report places Arizona first in U.S. for rate of COVID-19 deaths

Arizona residents were less likely to be vaccinated, wear masks and maintain social distance, according to researchers in a peer-reviewed study.

Autism rates rise in U.S., along with awareness in communities of color

The CDC surveyed communities in 11 states, including Arizona, California and Utah, in 2018 and again in 2020 to detect what had changed or remained the same for 8-year-olds and 4-year-olds.

Arizona springtime brings concern about disease-carrying ticks

Experts are creating the state's first database for the parasitic pest.

Future doctors meet their match

UA medical students learn where they will go for their next training.

Dementia’s dangerous rise leads legislators to ask up to $500,000 for Alzheimer’s

State legislators are pushing a bill to build a state dementia plan.

Robotic surgery comes to Cochise County.

Canyon Vista Medical Center gets help for surgeons.

Experts say change of seasons leads to less sleep

The start of spring could create some restless nights.

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