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An epic change is coming to the University of Arizona Medical Center. On November 1st all medical information at UAMC will be electronic, using a software system designed by a private Wisconsin company called Epic.

UAMC to Launch Electronic Health Records System

Starting Nov. 1 the hospital will begin storing its medical records online; such method has been used in the U.S. since the 1960s.

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in Phoenix Oct. 24, 2013.

Health Secretary, in Phoenix, Promises Care Act Fixes

Sebelius says 700K applications have been submitted for coverage through online exchange, despite flaws.

Husband and wife Tim and Norma York

Voices for the Cure: Norma and Tim York

With courage and resolve, this fitness competitor and mother of three faced breast cancer with her husband right by her side

Sara Palmer, client, speaks about how she uses experiences with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR), to help her heal from traumatizing experiences in her life.

Controversial Treatment Eases Trauma, Raises Questions

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) uses the senses to resolve trauma, but researchers remain uncertain about how it works.

Cars drive through Tucson streets during rush hour.

Amid Teen Driver Safety Week, AAA Releases New Crash Stats

Car accidents are the leading cause of death in teens, cause more fatalities than homicide, suicide, drugs combined,

Wolfgang Fink, associate professor at University of Arizona and a member of the research team for the Visual and Autonomous Exploration Systems, discusse the new sliver vision testing system.

Vision Testing Makes Its Way to Space

Exposure to radiation, ultraviolet light, low gravity affect astronauts eyes; new technology helps them stay on track with vision health.

Type O-Negative Blood Supplies Low in AZ, Donation Center Says

United Blood Services has issued a plea for donors to step forward as merely 16 units of such remain for the need of 58 hospitals.

UA Health Center Awarded Grant to Aid Hispanic Women

University's Center of Excellence in Women's Health will use the $878K to reach out to underprivileged Hispanic women in Pima County.

Hana Abdulaziz Feeney, a registered dietitian with UA's Campus Health Service, discusses the upcoming Food Day event where people are encouraged to learn more about sustainable food sources.

Event Teaches Public About Healthy, Sustainable Foods

UA hosts 4th annual Food Day celebration, which will highlight nutrition, sustainable foods through various events.

New Seminar Series Addresses Health Disparities

UA's College of Medicine launches series with talk about LGBT health issues; aims to foster inclusion in health care.

William Williams and his mother Della Williams

Voices for the Cure: Della Williams and William Williams

After experiencing depression following breast cancer treatment, Della works to keep other women from going through it alone

Celestino Fernández, Ph.D., at the University of Arizona for the School of Sociology, discusses his research about finding and pursuing happiness and how happiness is defined.

UA Faculty Members Discuss Science of Happiness

Over the course of history there have been many definitions of happiness, says sociology professor.

A participant expresses herself at the Mindfulness/Hapiness Workshop, a course teaching students about the connection between mindfulness and happiness.

Happiness Workshop Helps Young Adults Navigate Teen Pressures

Program provides youth understanding of mindfulness, teaches them about self-respect, community responsibility, acting without judgment.

People experiencing eudiaimonia happiness, having a meaning or purpose in life that fulfills their spirit, as they enjoy a day downtown.

Secret to Happiness Not So Simple, Scientists Say

University of Arizona researchers tap temperature, technology to uncover the roots of feeling happy.

Committee Discussing Plan to Give Hotshot Families Full Benefits

Tuesday meeting comes a month after House Speaker Andy Tobin urged members to craft a plan for the 13 part-time firefighters' families; 19 perished in Yarnell Fire back in June.

Breast Cancer ribbon

Voices for the Cure: Rowan Frost and Tory Middlebrooks

How does a single mom talk to her son about breast cancer? Now they look back on how they helped each other through difficult times with laughter and love.

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