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Feelings of Loneliness Can Increase Around the Holidays, Professor Says
Dread and anxiety produced by high expectations can cause some to retreat emotionally.
Study: Americans Are Getting Less Sleep, Especially Blacks And Hispanics
A researcher says disparities could exacerbate social and health inequalities.
Researcher: Climate Change Could Worsen Mosquito-Borne Diseases
UA professor says globalization and increasing transportation also speed the spread of such diseases.
Combined Meth and Heroin Use More Prevalent, Doctor Says
Understanding how the brain responds to stimulants like meth.
UA Receives Grant to Train Nurses to Assist Sexual Assault Victims in Rural Areas
The nearly $1.5 million will boost training in examinations, forensics and behavioral health.
Sonora Zika Cases Continue to Climb
The number of reported cases in the northern Mexican state more than doubled in November.
Arizona Company Recalls More Beef Over Salmonella Fears
The USDA says all the products in question have been removed from stores, but may still be in people's freezers.
UA Team Targeting Brain Cancer With Genetic Research
The group conducts research on glioblastoma, the type of cancer that took Sen. John McCain's life.
Report: Arizona Lags in Children's Health Insurance
A report ranks Arizona as one of the 12 worst states in terms of the number of uninsured kids.
Study Confirms Concerns About Addictive Qualities of Smoking Substitutes
UA researcher finds e-cigarette cartridges can lead to dangerous levels of nicotine intake.
City of Tucson Shuts Down Homeless Camp
Cites health code violations and illegal use of property
Raising the Age to Buy Tobacco
Tucson is considering raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes in an effort to curb smoking among teens.
Nurses at Two Tucson Hospitals Vote to Unionize
How unions function in right-to-work states like Arizona.
UA Center Receives Funding for Alzheimer's Research
$3.7 million grant to help researchers study problem growing in urgency.
Study: Children With Down Syndrome Affected Differently by Naps
Researchers found that naps may hinder the ability for children with Down syndrome to consolidate memory.
Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Begins Nov 1
Additional health care choices are available for Pima County residents.
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