Health and Medicine

Pima County Library Nurses Program Recognized as Innovative

Jul 19, 2013 The service pairs public health nurses with patrons to educate the public on health issues.

Pima Animal Care Center Overflowing with Animals

Jul 17, 2013 Center has 724 dogs, cats, setting record and over capacity; county offers $13 flat-fee adoptions.

Free Vaccines for Back-to-School Children

Jul 17, 2013 El Rio, Boys & Girls Club, Pima County Health Dep., co-sponsoring four free immunization events.

Survey Finds Air Quality Important to Community

Jul 11, 2013 Pima County's campaign has received positive response from people, survey found.

AZ Health Centers Awarded $2.3 Million

Jul 10, 2013 El Rio received $290K; the money will go toward funding programs to help patients find insurance under Affordable Care Act.

Ajo: From 'Food Desert' to 'Food Oasis' through Gardening

Jul 3, 2013 Healthy lifestyles, local sourcing goals of regional partnership for former mining community.

Doctors, Patients Turn to Food as Medicine

Jul 2, 2013 Research reveals that diet can do more than please the palate--it can heal the body too.

Migrant Desert Deaths Steady at 150 Annually for Decade

Jun 6, 2013 UA study of records from Pima County Medical Examiner's Office show trend to illegal crossing in remote areas.

New Website Compares AZ Health Costs, Quality of Care

Jun 3, 2013 State Health Department launches database showing rates, quality scores for hospitals, side-by-side stats.

‘Barnyard’ Teaches Doctors Bedside Skills

May 21, 2013 Horses help medical students learn how to better care for patients

Vets Navigate Reentry to Civilian Life

May 6, 2013 Diverse challenges bring diverse approaches to transition

Tai Chi Boosts Balance in Stroke Survivors, Study Finds

Apr 23, 2013 UA researchers find Chinese martial art protects stroke survivors from falls

Patients May Have Been Exposed to Disease

Apr 17, 2013 Pima County health officials call it precautionary, say 174 sought

Briana’s Story: Starting Over

Apr 16, 2013 Young woman copes with trauma, substance abuse as she undergoes treatment; Part 3 of 3

Eddie’s Story: ‘Hopeless Cases’

Apr 9, 2013 Counselor uses troubled past to find new approaches to addiction treatment; Part 2 of 3

Sheila’s Story: 'Walking the Beauty Way'

Apr 2, 2013 Abuse survivor draws on Native American practices to help others; Part 1 of 3

Selected Archive Filters

Health & Medicine
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona