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Why do traffic crashes and the casualties from them remain a persistent problem?

Traffic Crashes, Deaths Rise on Arizona Roadways in 2015

Alcohol, speeding and failure to wear seat belts all contribute to rise in fatalities.

Pinal County Measles Cases Have Health Officials Watching

11 cases reported in recent weeks linked to Eloy immigrant center.

Ground Broken for New University Hospital Tower

Banner commits hundreds of millions for construction, research.

Woman Fights for Mental Health Care in Rural Arizona

Sheri George wages war against health care provider shortage in rural communities.

One Woman's Fight for Mental Health Care in Rural Arizona

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Mosquito Season Brings Worry of West Nile More Than Zika

Health officials say West Nile Virus is a danger in Arizona; 7 deaths last year.

Pima County Uninsured Rate Dropped in 2014

Census Bureau reports percentage of uninsured working-age people lowest since 2006.

Douglas Mom Prepares for the 'Fight of Her Life'

Arizona Week follows the cancer diagnosis of Jaquelin Lamadrid

Arizona House Revives Children's Health Insurance Bill

Parliamentary wrangling brought the KidsCare bill back to life in the Arizona House

UA Researchers Close in on DNA Behind Disease Origins

Work could help identify new drugs for treatment

Smartphone App Connects Bystanders to Emergencies

PulsePoint alerts nearby volunteers to administer CPR in cardiac arrest incidents

Sunday Forum Explores Violence, Mental Illness Connection

Free program invites public to take on myths, facts surrounding subject.

Arizona Children’s Health Program's Future in Question

State may remain alone in the nation without KidsCare.

UA College of Medicine Developing Snakebite Therapy

Combination of carbon monoxide and iron designed to prevent internal bleeding.

End of Life Health Care Plans: Put in Writing, Experts Say

National Health Care Decisions Day a time to talk about wishes of family.

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