Health and Medicine

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

A Winning Wrestling Legacy Spans Generations

Dec 23, 2011 Sunnyside wrestling program teaches discipline

Web Feature: Finding a Native Way to Heal

Nov 16, 2011 Two counselors turn to Native American practices to help people battling addiction

Surviving Cancer: One Year Later

Oct 24, 2011 Cancer survivor Pat Mersiowsky reflects on life a year after completing her cancer treatment

Patients Seek Hope Through Trials

Oct 3, 2011 Clinical trials offer cancer patients a chance at treatment and a role in research

Losing AHCCCS: Southern Arizona Copes With Medicaid Cuts

Sep 30, 2011 An Arizona Public Media special report on cuts' impact to patients and health care providers

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

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