Health and Medicine

New step in remote healthcare technology being developed at UA

Dec 6, 2023 First responders can use it in difficult terrain where access to cell phone infrastructure is not a given.

Game show contestant behavior yields clues to stress response

Nov 28, 2023 UA researchers are tracking how often players blink to determine our reactions to adversity.

AZ Attorney General sues pharmaceutical companies for insulin prices

Nov 27, 2023 The suit seeks civil penalties from companies like OptumRx and Eli Lilly.

University of Arizona leads the way in western environmental justice initiatives

Nov 3, 2023 Empowering communities and bridging gaps: UA's role in transforming environmental equity

3 are indicted on fraud-related charges in a Medicaid billing probe in Arizona

Oct 19, 2023 The state attorney general's office announced Wednesday that the three were each indicted on 19 counts for their involvement with A Better You Wellness Center in Phoenix.

AHCCCS reaches out to recipients, community to help with Medicaid ‘unwinding’

Oct 14, 2023 States are now removing people from their enrollment systems because the enhanced federal funding that paid for expanding Medicaid during the COVID-19 pandemic, is ending.

Attorney General Calls for Reversal of Abortion Pill Ruling

Oct 13, 2023 Mayes filed an amicus brief along with 22 other states.

American Red Cross holds first LGBTQ+ blood drive in Arizona

Oct 10, 2023 The blood drive took place during Tucson's pride festival.

Spanish-language therapy is becoming harder to find in Arizona, even as the Hispanic population grows

Oct 7, 2023 A recent study found that the availability of Spanish-language mental health care treatments in Arizona is trending downward.

UA faculty committee demands action against threats to nursing faculty and curriculum

Oct 2, 2023 The report comes after curriculum from the College of Nursing garnered criticism online.

Chiricahua Health Centers honored for Medically Assisted Treatment

Sep 22, 2023 The organization was featured during the Clinton Foundation's annual Global Initiative

Ballet Tucson kicks off a new season at the Fox Tucson Theatre.

Sep 20, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The Hidden Battle" co-director Anne Dalton on overcoming the stigma around mental illness, and artist Beth Surdut on the mechanics of listening and "Uncommon Knowledge".

TPD's deflection program shows decrease in arrest, increase in substance-use treatment

Sep 18, 2023 Tucson's Pre-Arrest Deflection Program first launched in 2018.

Study shows that long periods of sitting can lead to dementia

Sep 17, 2023 Sitting over 10 hours a day can lead to an increase in cases of dementia.

UA gets money for pain study

Sep 16, 2023 The hope is to find a way to reduce post surgical pain.

TUSD joins litigation against social media giants

Sep 13, 2023 Companies like TikTok, Youtube, and Snapchat have filed a motion to dismiss the complaints.

Selected Archive Filters

Health & Medicine
AZPM is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
The University of Arizona