Health and Medicine

Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Medicaid Expansion Fee

Nov 17, 2017 The justices ruled the money, which helps cover cost of 400K Medicaid recipients, is not a tax.

UA College of Medicine Marks 50th Anniversary

Nov 17, 2017 The school is known for breakthroughs made in asthma and CPR.

Flu Season Right on Time in Pima County

Nov 14, 2017 18 cases have been reported in past three weeks.

Ventana Medical Systems Tool Helps Diagnose, Treat Rare Cancer

Nov 13, 2017 Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in US, and has many forms.

As Opioid Crisis Deepens, UA Group Seeks Nonaddictive Pain Treatment

Nov 7, 2017 Alternative therapies could replace opioids.

ACA Open Enrollment Begins, Prompting Local Health Care Push

Nov 1, 2017 Healthcare.gov offerings for 2018 are similar to the previous year's offering, according to health care officials.

State Calls on Congress to Fund KidsCare

Nov 1, 2017 Gov. Ducey sent a letter to members urging quick action.

Episode 339: Arizona Politicians in a Shifting Political Landscape

Oct 27, 2017 Also, October brings recognition of domestic violence and breast cancer.

Episode 338: The Future of Funding for Community Health Centers

Oct 20, 2017 Federal funding is in limbo for services for rural communities and children; and the UA is expanding its pharmacy classes.

Differences and Dwarfism

Oct 20, 2017 On a special Arizona Spotlight: Pima County Public Library celebrates diversity; a rare kind of bone health clinic in Phoenix; a roundtable talk from three people living with dwarfism; why the lack of dolls that reflect differences is a problem.

UA Researchers Look at Mental Impairment After Heart Surgery

Oct 12, 2017 Some people experience cognitive difficulties following coronary bypass surgery.

TPD Warns of Fake Oxycodone in Tucson's Illicit Drug Market

Oct 12, 2017 The pills can contain other substances, including lethal doses of opioids like fentanyl.

UA Researcher Develops Snake Bite Treatment

Oct 10, 2017 Novel combination of carbon monoxide and iron delays venom's damaging effects.

Goldwater Institute Sues FDA for Info on Ebola Drug Approval

Oct 10, 2017 The FDA originally turned down a FOIA request, saying it was protecting trade secrets.

Arizona Naturopaths Asking to Expand Medical Authority

Oct 10, 2017 A group wants the Legislature will close a loophole that limits their purview.

Episode 335: Health Care in Arizona, As Another Attempt to Repeal Stalls

Sep 29, 2017 Stakeholders in Arizona monitor and analyze the ups and downs of the ongoing health care debate.

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