Health and Medicine

Regents Will Hire Expert to Review UA Health Sciences

Aug 19, 2016 'Comprehensive' review to start as soon as possible; UA President Hart happy with decision.

Board of Regents to Meet over UA Colleges of Medicine

Aug 18, 2016 Will meet to discuss, receive legal advice and 'take possible action.'

UA Health Sciences Head Rejects Allegations

Aug 17, 2016 'Skip' Garcia doesn't anticipate basis for investigation but would cooperate fully.

SynCardia Official: Tucson Operations Expected to Continue

Aug 16, 2016 Artificial heart manufacturer went through bankruptcy, sale in July.

From a Few Holding Cells to 17 Medical Clinics in Tucson: El Rio After 50 Years

Aug 11, 2016 The community health center celebrates its expansion and many years of service.

UA Veterinary School Accreditation Put on Hold

Aug 11, 2016 University to appeal decision that halts professional degree program enrollment.

UA Phoenix Med School Under Regents' Scrutiny

Aug 2, 2016 Board will hold meetings to review medical community complaints.

Lawsuit: State Improperly Reduces Immigrant Health Care

Jul 29, 2016 Up to 3,500 refugees, asylum seekers and immigrant crime victims may be affected.

UA Cancer Center contributes to VP Biden's Cancer Moonshot

Jul 26, 2016 Effort seeks to complete a decade’s worth of research in 5 years, focusing on ovarian cancer.

"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

Jul 14, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.

UA Alzheimer's Research Looks at Aging Female Brain

Jul 14, 2016 Scientist considers reproductive milestones as triggers

UA Researchers Focus on Healthy Aging Brain

Jul 13, 2016 Dementia, Alzheimer's are not inevitable.

Better Health on Border Goal of Binational Effort

Jul 7, 2016 Healthy Border 20/20 plan brings medical professionals from both sides together.

'The Fight of Her Life:' Young Mom Takes on Chemotherapy

Jun 24, 2016 Update on story of Douglas mother of four undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

The Owl & Panther Project Supports Tucson Refugees of Torture

Jun 23, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona woman faces death on her own terms; Legal and emotional issues surrounding choosing to die.

Choosing Death Over Dying: One Arizona Family's Story

Jun 23, 2016 Family members call on state to legalize a patient's right to die on own terms.

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