Health and Medicine

TUSD moves closer toward approving new sex education curriculum

Aug 14, 2019 The district's sex ed policies have not been updated since 2006.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe starts building new health services center

Aug 9, 2019 The building will centralize specialty clinics and other social services available to tribal members.

Agencies urge drowning vigilance in deadly month of August

Aug 6, 2019 Drowning Impact Awareness Month draws attention to the increase in drownings this time of year.

Looking for links between eating and emotion

Aug 5, 2019 UA researchers investigate brain cells that regulate eating behavior.

Food bank teaches nutrition and effective food shopping

Aug 5, 2019 The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona trains families to save money and eat nutritiously.

TUSD takes steps to update its sex ed curriculum

Jul 26, 2019 The proposed update will have a more evidence- and research-based focus.

Fourth of July donation slowdown leads to blood shortage

Jul 19, 2019 The American Red Cross has issued an urgent call for blood and platelet donations.

UA nanotech research supporting (very) small solutions to big problems

Jul 12, 2019 The applications range from cell phone techonology to cancer-fighting measures.

Death from West Nile virus reported in Maricopa County

Jul 12, 2019 The agency has recorded 27 cases of the virus in people so far.

Sahuarita residents urged to boil water

Jul 11, 2019 E. coli bacteria were detected in some samples of the drinking water.

UA Study: Some medications from Mexico not what the doctor ordered

Jul 8, 2019 A team of doctoral students found that many of the drugs fell below guidelines for weight and content.

Tucson company that makes ear-cleaning tech recognized in innovation challenge

Jul 5, 2019 The company makes a device resembling headphones that cleans ears.

UA receives $1.78M grant to study safer mining fuels

Jul 1, 2019 In a job with many hazards, the CDC grant is focusing in on an insidious risk: diesel exhaust.

Summer's effect on air quality in Southern Arizona

Jul 1, 2019 A discussion with UA hydrologist Eric Betterton.

Researcher explores link between early childhood sleep and learning

Jun 27, 2019 Jamie Edgin developed findings while studying children with Down syndrome.

Smoke from US wildfires boosting health risk for millions

Jun 26, 2019 Another summer of fires in the West is expected to impact millions and increase premature deaths.

Selected Archive Filters

Health & Medicine
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona