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Prediction is based on recent patient-ordered tests.

5 Dead, Nearly 200 Sickened in Outbreak Blamed on Yuma Lettuce

While it's not likely any tainted lettuce is still in stores, delayed reports of illnesses have continued to come in.

Cochise County Offers Help to Make Apartment Complexes Smoke-Free

County officials are working with a statewide group to assist landlords with logistical and social changes.

No-Sun Tan: Researchers Seek Natural Protection Against UV Radiation

Peptides can trigger melanin, which can protect the skin and help prevent skin disease.

Air Force and Local Hospital Team Up For Training

A Davis-Monthan and Tucson Medical Center program looks to get Air Force medical staff more hands-on experience.

Minnesota Sues Arizona-Based Opioid Manufacturer

Attorney general says Insys encouraged overprescription of painkiller Subsys.

UA Gets Grant for Rural Mental Health

The four-year funding will send students to underserved areas.

VA Emphasizes Mental Well-Being, Expanded Care

What the Southern Arizona VA's recent Whole Health flagship facility designation entails.

Nonprofit Helps Veterans Heal at Free Retreat

The Boulder Crest Retreat spans over 100 acres outside Sonoita.

Arizona Releases New Opioid Guidelines

The state has updated its guidelines for doctors for the first time since 2014.

Hospital Drill Simulates Aftermath of Mass Shooting

The exercise at Banner-UMC South was meant to prepare all staff for the possibility of a real active-shooter event.

Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian; Did Not Brake

The vehicle spotted a woman six seconds before striking her, but the automatic braking system was disabled, a report said.

Sahuarita to Consider New Hospital

If approved, it would become the second hospital serving communities immediately south of Tucson.

Red Cross Starting Summer Blood Donation Campaign Early

The organization hopes to avoid a typical seasonal shortage.

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

Arizona Exercise Based on Post-Quake Exodus From California

The DEMA exercise will deal with topics like providing food, shelter and medical services.

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