Health and Medicine

Public Opposes More Limits on Arizona Medicaid

Apr 24, 2017 State poised to become first to implement five-year lifetime cap on enrollment.

'Project Period' Aims to Ease Financial Burden of Tampons on Women

Apr 20, 2017 One group benefiting is young mothers, who don't always focus on their own health, director says.

Organizations, Tribes Weigh in on Possible Changes to Arizona Medicaid

Apr 19, 2017 Most groups express concern the changes will result in loss of coverage for Arizona's neediest.

Opioid Prescription Changes, Access to Overdose Aid Coming

Apr 18, 2017 Drug stores will be able to sell Narcan, which can bolster critical life systems in overdose.

Group Offers Yoga to Help UA Students Cope with Depression

Apr 17, 2017 One in four displays symptoms; LGBTQ Affairs office offers classes to assist.

Poll: 42% in State Know Someone Addicted to Opioids

Apr 17, 2017 Survey says one-third of Arizonans weren't warned by doctors of drugs' addictive nature.

UA Team Working To Improve Lifesaving Colonoscopy

Apr 14, 2017 The scope simultaneously gives doctors more viewing.

Uptick in Southern Arizona Rabies 'Outbreak,' Wildlife Officials Say

Apr 4, 2017 Three new cases in southeastern Arizona, nine for the year.

Wellness Medical Center Opens in Downtown Tucson

Apr 4, 2017 HealthOn Broadway was designed to cater to the medical needs of people who live and work downtown.

Around the World in 80 Steps

Apr 3, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: TUSD appoints interim superintendent; coping in the classroom; and using kitten care as therapy for memory loss.

Students Show off Science Skills at Annual Fair

Mar 31, 2017 More than 2,000 exhibits and activities for kids and adults at the Southern Arizona event.

Annual Health Report Shows Good, Bad in Southern Arizona

Mar 29, 2017 County-level breakdown: Pima, Cochise and Santa Cruz counties have mixed results.

Pima County Flu Cases See Late-Season Jump

Mar 24, 2017 People shouldn't give up preventive practices just because the weather is warming.

Arizona’s U.S. Representatives Split on Obamacare Repeal

Mar 22, 2017 Though the divide isn't necessarily based on party lines.

Grijalva: Republican Health Care Plan Hurts Arizona

Mar 20, 2017 State Medicaid program estimates 380,000 residents will lose coverage.

Survey: Most Arizonans Want Obamacare Fixed, Not Axed

Mar 16, 2017 About 40 percent also had a very unfavorable view of American Health Care Act proposed replacement.

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