Health and Medicine

Arizona projected to have largest nursing shortage in U.S. in 2025

Feb 10, 2024 Researchers warn the continuing shortage could cause clinical errors that lead to higher mortality rates for patients.

The Buzz: Organ and tissue donation in Arizona

Feb 9, 2024 A look at how transplants happen, and what it's like to live through one.

Previewing UA's 2024 College of Science Lecture Series

Feb 6, 2024 Presenters will reveal unexpected findings that transformed their fields.

A Show about Healing

Feb 1, 2024 Spiritually, Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally.

The Buzz: Combatting Generational Poverty in Pima County

Jan 26, 2024 A new effort aims to help those who are born into poverty move up the socio-economic ladder.

Chiricahua Community Health Centers, Inc. hosts groundbreaking for new Willcox modular clinic

Jan 25, 2024 The modular building should be constructed within the next three months

ADEQ proposes Air Quality permit for Mine near Patagonia

Jan 14, 2024 Locals oppose the South32 Hermosa mine, state concerns of manganese exposure.

Atascosa Borderlands: Connecting the land, the wildlife, and the people.

Jan 11, 2024 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal on helping loved ones survive dark times; and, how do YOU pronounce "Sahuarita"?

UA joins project to provide hearing healthcare to low-income adults

Jan 9, 2024 The Hearing Healthcare Assistance Project is a collaborative effort between the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and state universities.

Arizona sees 20% spike in 2022 HIV cases, new report says

Jan 2, 2024 Arizona's Department of Health Services reports a 20% spike in HIV cases, potentially tied to COVID-19 disruptions in testing; officials plan increased testing and outreach.

New project developments underway for South32 Hermosa project

Dec 16, 2023 Mining company addresses community health, workforce development and transparency in Hermosa critical minerals project

The Buzz: Arizona navigates legal uncertainty with two conflicting abortion bans

Dec 16, 2023 Arizona contends with a legal tangle over two conflicting abortion laws, leaving providers and patients in uncertainty.

An abortion ban enacted in 1864 is under review in the Arizona Supreme Court

Dec 12, 2023 The state’s high court is reviewing a lower-court decision that said doctors couldn’t be charged for performing the procedure in the first 15 weeks of pregnancy because other Arizona laws over the years have allowed them to provide abortions.

UA’s College of Public Health secures $3.8 million NIH grant to pioneer climate change and health research

Dec 12, 2023 SCORCH initiative focuses on forecasting, adaptive responses and community resilience

Arizona abortion laws clash: High-stakes court battle set to unfold

Dec 11, 2023 The case, Planned Parenthood vs. Mayes/Hazelrigg, will decide Arizona's abortion landscape.

Medical program additions at ASU, UA and NAU aim to curb Arizona’s health care worker shortage

Dec 10, 2023 In the past year, Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona have all announced major health care program additions.

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