Health and Medicine

As Demand Rises, UA Offers Speedy Nurse Schooling

May 22, 2012 Field expected to grow 26% in 8 years; some opt for career change

Arizona Suffering Doctor Shortage, Poised for Worse

May 22, 2012 With a third of currently practicing doctors soon to retire, state must look for ways to attract physicians, says surgeon

Web Feature: Arsenic and Old Toenails

May 10, 2012 Researchers turn to clippings to track Arizonans’ arsenic exposure

El Rio Health Center Wins $5.5M Grant

May 4, 2012 Affordable Care Act money will build new main clinic on West Congress

Web Feature: Bearing the Burden

Apr 17, 2012 Mental health budget cuts leave state agencies, community centers and patients struggling

Can Baking Soda Battle Breast Cancer?

Apr 12, 2012 Tucson researcher receives $2 million grant to explore a new medical possibility

TMC Joins Docs, Clinics in New Health Care Model

Apr 2, 2012 Treatment strategy will use electronic records to improve service, lower costs

More M.D.s Needed Under New Health Law

Mar 26, 2012 Arizona already well short of national average for primary care physicians

AZ a Party to Supreme Court Health Care Case

Mar 26, 2012 26 states, including ours, challenging U.S. Affordable Care Act; hearings start today

AZ Week: Health Care Costs Unsustainable

Mar 23, 2012 Return to free market, economist says; fix Medicare, Medicaid, others say

Web Feature: Help on Wheels

Mar 15, 2012 Van of Hope takes healthcare on the road to serve the homeless

AZ Week: State Surplus, Spend or Save?

Feb 24, 2012 Gov. wants more for education, prisons; Legislature wants to save it for rough times ahead

Civility Groups Forging Projects

Feb 21, 2012 Updates from two organizations formed after Jan. 8 shooting

AZ Week: State Needs Improved Child Safety System

Feb 3, 2012 From law enforcement to Child Protective Services worker caseloads, upgrades sought

Web Feature: Where Wishes Are Horses

Jan 26, 2012 Equine therapy helps youth on the Pascua Yaqui Reservation reconnect with their culture—and themselves

AZ Week: Brewer Wants to Spend Some, Save More

Jan 13, 2012 Mental health, state computers, Child Protective Services may see upgrades

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