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Arizona hospital group says target for adding beds is a tall order, but possible

Mar 30, 2020 The governor has ordered hospitals to increase bed capacity by 50% by the end of April.

Low testing rates give misleading picture of virus spread in Arizona, experts say

Mar 27, 2020 Arizona could be closer to New York and Washington state than test numbers indicate.

In Cochise County, more space may slow coronavirus spread, but presents a challenge for care

Mar 26, 2020 County officials say testing is not necessary for all.

Arizona health director expects COVID-19 illnesses to peak in April, hospitalizations in May

Mar 26, 2020 Gov. Ducey on Thursday issued an order to hospitals to develop plans to increase capacity.

Advice to parents: Listen, be flexible and cut yourselves a break

Mar 25, 2020 A school psychology professor offers suggestions to parents during school closures related to the new coronavirus.

UA student tests positive for COVID-19, describes experience

Mar 23, 2020 The student, who is recovering in quarantine, says she was tested because she had asthma.

Caruso's, other local restaurants counting on takeout and delivery to make it through virus

Mar 19, 2020 Restaurants have few options after Tucson adopted the White House's latests COVID-19 guidelines.

Arizona working to define and protect its waterways cut from Clean Water Act

Mar 10, 2020 The state needs to fill a regulatory gap following the new "Waters of the U.S." rule.

Some pushing for wider distribution of opioid-overdose antidote

Mar 5, 2020 With hundreds of overdoses so far this year, law enforcement and health workers are using naloxone to save lives.

Groups say development incentives are gentrifying Tucson

Mar 4, 2020 Activists say GPLET agreements drive up rents. The reality is more complicated.

As Western coal plants close, what happens to their water?

Feb 27, 2020 Closures looming, communities are starting to discuss how this newly freed up water should be put to use.

Novel or familiar: A conversation about drug addiction and the brain

Feb 19, 2020 Researchers are seeking a better understanding of compulsive behavior on a cellular level.

How green light might help pain sufferers wary of opioid addiction

Feb 19, 2020 A UA scientist is researching how the color green can be used to help manage chronic pain.

Scientist exploring how intermittent fasting might prevent addiction

Feb 11, 2020 If fasting has the same effect on humans as it does on mice, John Streicher says it could be a way to help prevent opioid addiction.

Pascua Yaqui clinic working to treat opioid addiction, overcome stigma

Feb 6, 2020 The clinic is the state's only medication-assisted treatment facility on tribal land.

Miles from Recovery: How distance and stigma keep rural Arizonans from opioid treatment

Feb 4, 2020 As treatment options expand, solutions remain elusive for some.

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