Health and Medicine

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

May 21, 2018 Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

Arizona Exercise Based on Post-Quake Exodus From California

May 18, 2018 The DEMA exercise will deal with topics like providing food, shelter and medical services.

Number of Food Poisoning Cases Linked to Arizona Lettuce Grows to 172

May 16, 2018 The CDC says the lettuce responsible for the E. coli outbreak should no longer be in stores and restaurants.

Do You Tan or Burn? What Genes Say About Your Skin in the Sun

May 14, 2018 A genetic study could help predict who gets skin cancer, made more likely by severe childhood sunburns.

Former Superintendent Explains School District Administrative Costs

May 14, 2018 Also, how the new state budget will affect Arizona school districts.

ASU, UA Consider Leaving State Health Care Plan

May 12, 2018 Could make care cheaper for higher-ed employees, more expensive for the rest of the state government workers.

Poll: 53% of Arizona Voters Support Raising Age to Buy Tobacco

May 7, 2018 Data analyst sees a potential impact on the U.S. Senate race.

UA, Banner Get Record $60M Grant in Nationwide Health Study

May 4, 2018 "All Of Us" research program through the NIH to study the health of 1 million Americans.

Navajo Leaders: Trump Shift on Native American Health Care Violates Treaties

Apr 25, 2018 Administration saying American Indians a race, not a sovereign nation; and Navajo tribal leader says that violates treaties.

Ozone Expected to Reach Problematic Levels in Tucson Tuesday

Apr 24, 2018 Ground-level ozone issues created by a mix of solar intensity and fossil-fuel emissions.

Arizona Abortion Seekers Will Face More Questions From Providers

Apr 23, 2018 A newly signed bill requires doctors to ask additional questions and share answers with the state.

Hospitals in Tucson, Southwest Looking to Lure Patients from Mexico

Apr 20, 2018 A tourism group and hospitals in the Southwest are investing in ways to attract patients and facilitate care.

Ducey Signs Bill Requiring Abortion Questions, Reporting

Apr 16, 2018 Providers obligated to ask why a woman is having an abortion; the patient is not required to answer.

UA Researchers Turn Up Heat for Biochemical Study

Apr 16, 2018 A study is looking at how human sweat can provide insights on body systems.

UA Student's Non-Opioid Pain Relief Research Highlighted in DC

Apr 16, 2018 Lindsey Chew's work is leading her to pursue a physician-scientist career path.

Banner Health Settles Lawsuit Over Medicare Claims for $18M

Apr 13, 2018 Suit accused health provider of submitting unnecessary and falsified claims.

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