Health and Medicine

State's Nonprofits May Feel Squeeze of Minimum Wage Hike

Jan 12, 2017 Groups serving developmentally disabled adults fear they may have to close their doors.

Arizona Opioid-Related Deaths Rise Less Than US Average

Jan 2, 2017 Heroin is most commonly abused illicit substance contributing to death in Pima County.

UA Study: Running Benefits Your Body - And Your Brain

Dec 26, 2016 Cross country runners may reduce chances of neurodegenerative diseases.

200,000 Arizonans Could Lose Insurance if Obamacare Axed

Dec 20, 2016 Trump has said he is willing to keep some parts of the Affordable Care Act.

Supercomputer Helps Neurological Institute Identify Elusive ALS Patterns

Dec 16, 2016 Barrow turned to IBM's Watson to process data about the neuromuscular disease.

Mental Health Key to Reducing Pima County Jail Population

Dec 15, 2016 Officials focus on screenings, services with $1.5M grant to keep people out of jail.

UA Names Interim Health Sciences VP to Replace Garcia

Dec 9, 2016 Leigh Neumayer, first female head of UA Surgery Department, will start Jan. 1.

Brain Cancer Study: Some Tumors More Vulnerable to Traditional Treatments

Dec 8, 2016 Common, complex and deadly, old-school methods seem to work better on GBM tumors.

Opportunity and Uncertainty: Mexican Ambassador on Future Relations

Dec 2, 2016 Plus, the feasibility of campaign promises, carmaker Lucid coming to Arizona and more.

Border Concerns Extend Beyond Southern Arizona

Dec 2, 2016 Plus, the state of mental health in our jails and a proposal to increase the city sales tax.

Mental Health Has Place in 'Cures Act'

Dec 2, 2016 The proposal passed by Congress includes provisions from Arizona Rep. McSally.

On World AIDS Day, Pima College Continues Prevention and Awareness

Dec 1, 2016 Federally funded grant helps education and prevention efforts.

Healthy Hearts of Hunter-Gatherers Show Value of Exercise

Nov 30, 2016 Tanzania's Hadza foragers, and others like them, are around 14 times more active than people in industrialized societies.

Understanding Mental Health Issues at Pima County Jail

Nov 18, 2016 Hear speakers discuss dealing with mental illness, substance abuse in the county jail.

Pet Adopting, Intake Stopped Due to Disease Outbreak

Nov 10, 2016 A dozen dogs have been diagnosed with distemper and Strep zoo at Pima center.

Health Care Market Opens; Two Carriers in Pima County

Nov 1, 2016 Officials are reaching out to raise awareness of coverage options, financial assistance.

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