Health and Medicine

Mobile Health Clinics in Arizona Funded by Mexican Government

Sep 24, 2018 The clinics offer services to underserved communities and Mexican citizens in the state.

CDC: The Impact of Alzheimer’s Will Double by 2060

Sep 24, 2018 Health, social and economic costs, as the number of older Americans is projected to more than double by 2060.

Families Living with Autism Getting Support in Tucson

Sep 21, 2018 UA Pima County Cooperative Extension offering free, nine-session program.

FDA Cracking Down On E-Cigarettes

Sep 20, 2018 The agency's commissioner says the rate of teen vaping has reached an "epidemic proportion."

Cochise County to Hold Town Hall on Sewage Concerns

Sep 20, 2018 Vaccination clinic also set to prevent infection

UA Researchers Seek New Applications for MRI Technology

Sep 18, 2018 The high-resolution scans are being used to help doctors treat patients with cerebral palsy.

Report: Two Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Found Dead

Sep 17, 2018 The deaths of the wolves, one in Arizona and one in New Mexico, are under investigation.

Arizona Sues OxyContin Maker

Sep 10, 2018 Suit alleges violations of Arizona court order

Heat Deaths Climb in Phoenix, But Not in Tucson

Sep 10, 2018 Experts say Maricopa County is warmer due to an "urban heat island" effect.

TMC Sues Opioid Industry

Sep 7, 2018 The hospital is the first in Arizona to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Grant Funds Research to Fight Deadly Lung Disease

Sep 6, 2018 The University of Arizona College of Medicine seeks a cure for excessive scar tissue.

Illicit Opioid Seizures Rise as Prescriptions Drop

Aug 27, 2018 A discussion with DEA special agent in charge Doug Coleman.

Tucson Medical Center Sues Opioid Industry

Aug 24, 2018 The suit blames opioid makers and distributors for creating the opioid crisis.

Report Card: Breastfeeding Rates Still Fall Short

Aug 21, 2018 The CDC report suggested most mothers want to breastfeed but lack necessary social supports.

VA Schedules Mental Health Summit

Aug 20, 2018 Event brings together vets, officials and service providers to discuss suicide prevention

Raising the Age of Tobacco Purchase

Aug 17, 2018 Tucson is preparing legislation to up the minimum age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products. Officials say it's all about access.

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