Health and Medicine

Researchers Probe Dramatic Drop In Vaccinations

Aug 23, 2011 Arizona parents choosing not to vaccinate their children has doubled in a single decade

Officials Investigating Cross-Border Outbreak

Jul 21, 2011 An outbreak of Guillain-Barre Syndrome sickens 22 people on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border

Marijuana’s Effects on the Brain

Jul 15, 2011 Part 5 of AZPM's Controversy over Cannabis series seeks expert opinions on marijuana's long-term effects on those who smoke it.

Who Oversees a Secret Garden?

Jul 13, 2011 Part 3 of AZPM's Controversy over Cannabis series visits a grow house to ask the question: How do you regulate home-grown medical marijuana?

Arizona Budget 2012: How It Affects You

Jul 1, 2011 The state budget goes into effect July 1 with plenty of local impacts.

One Woman's Cancer Journey

Jun 20, 2011 Kelli Guinn is battling her breast cancer with the help of a unique, holistic treatment program

Drug Violence Strains Blood Supply at Mexican Hospitals

May 19, 2011 Learn how one blood center in the northern city of Chihuahua is trying to reform Mexico's dysfunctional blood donation system.


Apr 13, 2011 Meet Zachary Levy, the filmmaker behind a new independent documentary about modern-day strongman Stanless Steel, a man holding onto his dreams with both hands.

Banking Blood for Babies At Risk

Apr 8, 2011 Research efforts turn to the stem cells contained in cord blood to help newborns at risk of neurological disorders

Web Feature: On the Playing Field, Life Goes On

Mar 15, 2011 An all-veteran, all-amputee softball team reconnects with their love for the game

Finding a Home for Medical Marijuana

Mar 14, 2011 As state finalizes regulations about medical marijuana, local residents look for dispensary sites--and find a host of complex requirements

Medicaid Funding in Jeopardy

Mar 8, 2011 Healthcare providers uneasy about impact of imminent AHCCCS cuts

Living with Lupus

Mar 7, 2011 Researchers and survivors in Tucson raise awareness of an often misunderstood disease

Episode 8: Medicaid Cuts Could Constrict State's Recovery

Mar 4, 2011 Health care for working poor, insurance rates, and the overall economy would all suffer if Arizona slashes or stops AHCCCS, experts say

Valley Fever: Common, Yet Misdiagnosed

Feb 24, 2011 Improper diagnosis is common and can cost patients their health, or their lives

Family Pharmacies in Decline?

Feb 7, 2011 Number of independently-owned pharmacies is down significantly in Tucson

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