Health and Medicine

Planned Parenthood Sues Over Arizona Abortion Laws

Apr 12, 2019 The suit asks the court to bar enforcement of laws the group alleges violate due-process protections.

How Sisterhood Helped Make a Superstar in "Always... Patsy Cline"

Apr 10, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A mental health clinic that is gaining popularity through results; and chanteuse Jessica Fichot on finding ways to thrive as an independent musician.

Increasing the Smoking Age Has Wide Support in Pima County

Apr 8, 2019 A new poll shows residents approve of raising the age to buy tobacco.

UA Researcher: No Public Health Risk Presented by Immigration Surge

Apr 5, 2019 A discussion with the Arizona Prevention Research Center's Kathryn Tucker.

Spotlight Session: Heather Hardy & Alvin Blaine

Apr 4, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Community healthcare in action in Pima County; and animator Ron Campbell on more than 50 years of making people smile with cartoons.

Scientist Tries Different Approach to Understanding Brain and Blood Flow

Apr 3, 2019 The combination of math and physiology research could help people avoid stroke.

Report: Opioids, Mental Health Are Top Pima County Health Care Concerns

Mar 25, 2019 The opioid epidemic and mental health loom large in the county's triennial report prepared by medical nonprofits.

Preview Tucson Cine Mexico 2019!

Mar 20, 2019 Also: March is National Kidney Month, hear the story of a Tucson woman whose family is coping with a serious hereditary kidney disease; and how Edie Jarolim found family history next door to Sigmund Freud.

El Rio Community Health Opens 11th Clinic in Pima County

Mar 19, 2019 The 50,000-square-foot clinic will house more than 150 medical professionals.

Neuroimaging Helping Predict Alzheimer's Cases

Mar 18, 2019 UA researchers are working to improve understanding of why some age better than others.

Dunbar Programs to Help Communities of Color Reclaim Health Practices

Mar 14, 2019 The grant-funded educational project focuses on historical black and indigenous plant-based health care practices.

ICE: Roughly 400 Immigration Detainees Quarantined in Arizona

Mar 14, 2019 The number represented about 15 percent of those quarantined over mumps virus exposure.

Music from the Heart in "American Mariachi"

Mar 13, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How NAMI and the Mission Garden are growing wellness in Tucson; and author Alice Hatcher reads her "Love Letter to My Library"

Alternative-Medicine Advocate Weil Gives $15M to UA Center

Mar 13, 2019 The university is naming its integrative medicine center for its founder.

2,200 Quarantined Over Mumps Outbreak at Immigration Centers

Mar 12, 2019 The outbreak has renewed long-held concerns over access to medical care at immigration facilities.

Tucson's Banner Health Hospitals Connecting Uninsured Patients to Services

Mar 12, 2019 The advisers will register patients for Medicaid and other low-income programs.

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