Health and Medicine

Farewell to The King of the Monsters

Aug 11, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Opioid addicts struggle to get their recovery covered; astronomical events in the works of William Shakespeare; and a folktale from India in "The Drum & The Story".

Opioid Addicts Struggle to Get Their Recovery Covered

Aug 11, 2017 Some opioid substitution drugs like Suboxone are not covered by insurance for those fighting opioid addiction in Arizona.

Scientists Use Tobacco Plant As Cheap, Scalable Zika Vaccine Factory

Aug 10, 2017 The plant-based approach could be a more viable solution for low-to-middle-income countries.

Blood Shortage Continues in Southern Arizona

Aug 8, 2017 Red Cross collections sites open every day in August

Laying the Groundwork for Mental Health Education in Arizona Schools

Aug 7, 2017 Local NAMI chapter to helm planning process for stigma-fighting initiative.

Doctor Sees the Light with Pain Control: Green LED

Aug 7, 2017 Physician found headache relief under trees, triggering study.

Banner to Open 'Quick Care' Clinics in Supermarkets

Aug 7, 2017 Safeways in Tucson, Phoenix will host pilot project.

Episode 327: Repairing the Sewer Pipe Crossing the Border in Nogales

Aug 4, 2017 Plus: A bipartisan group with a health care agenda, and a look at the Port of Tucson and Arizona railroad history.

Arizona Politicians Look to Drive Health Care Debate

Aug 2, 2017 Arizona officials are not sitting on the sideline when it comes to the future of health insurance

Bipartisan Group Advances Plan to 'Stabilize' Health Insurance

Aug 1, 2017 The 'Problem Solvers Caucus' is adamant it is not a 'repeal and replace' proposal.

McCain Returns to Arizona for Brain Cancer Treatment

Jul 28, 2017 The senator plans to continue his normal work schedule and return to D.C. following recess.

UA Athletics Looks at Brain Health of All Athletes, Not Just Football Players

Jul 27, 2017 Same approach to other injuries: long-term treatment and recovery.

McCain Files Amendments to Health Care Bill

Jul 26, 2017 The senator wants to extend phase-out period of Medicaid and adjust it for inflation.

McCain Urges Bipartisanship in Return to Senate

Jul 25, 2017 The senator from Arizona spoke following a vote to debate health care reform.

Proposed Health Care Reform Worries Arizona Providers

Jul 25, 2017 Three different reform proposals would send number of uninsured to pre-Obamacare levels.

Episode 147: Making the Grade - Success in High School and Beyond

Jul 21, 2017 Plus: an update on the state school board, why the sheriff asked the state to investigate his department.

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