Health and Medicine

Fry Bread Nation: A Tragic Necessity

Jun 29, 2017 The staple food on the Navajo Nation simultaneously calls up historical trauma, perseverance, pride and public health issues.

Tucsonans Ask About Congressional Bills' Impact on Health Care, Jobs

Jun 27, 2017 Tucson Medical Center panel of experts answer questions about AHCA and BCRA.

Changing Your Sleep Habits is Worth It, UA Researcher Says

Jun 26, 2017 Not getting enough sleep can result in memory and concentration issues, but also high blood pressure.

How Might Your Coverage Change? TMC Event to Talk Health Care Legislation

Jun 26, 2017 Event will feature a panel of five experts talking about proposed health care legislation.

Health Care Reforms Could Mean 400K Lose Insurance in Arizona

Jun 23, 2017 State-funded insurance losses would be greatest in rural places, possible result would be rural hospital closures.

Susan G. Komen Arizona to Close After 24 Years

Jun 21, 2017 The group breast cancer nonprofit cited declining funding as the cause.

Ozone Warning Issued as Temperatures Set to Exceed 110 Degrees

Jun 19, 2017 The weather system that is bringing the heat also prevents pollutants from leaving the air.

Officials: Take Caution as Tucson Heat Creeps Toward 115

Jun 15, 2017 An excessive-heat warning is in effect for the area this weekend.

Losing Yourself to Opioids, and 'Finding That Person Again'

Jun 15, 2017 Part 2: Q&A with a young woman in Tucson being treated for addiction.

Border Patrol Union Urges Screenings Following Thyroid Cancer in Agents

Jun 15, 2017 Union VP says the evidence seems to be pointing to X-ray scanners at checkpoints.

Heat and Ozone Levels Forecast to Rise in Tucson

Jun 14, 2017 Air pollutant could be at elevated levels through Friday; hot temperatures will last through the weekend.

When Addiction Starts With a Prescription

Jun 14, 2017 Part 1: Q&A with a young woman in Tucson being treated for addiction.

Report Puts Arizona in 46th Place in Terms of Child Welfare

Jun 13, 2017 Kids Count looks at factors like economic well-being, education and health, among others.

Another Possible Target for Hackers: Your Pacemaker

Jun 12, 2017 Doctor-hackers work to raise awareness of medical-device vulnerabilities

Episode 319: Opioids in Arizona - A State of Emergency

Jun 9, 2017 Arizona Week: Investigating extent of opioid addiction, why people get hooked.

Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall

Jun 9, 2017 Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.

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