Health and Medicine

Healing Faster From Broken Bones

Jan 22, 2019 UA professor seeks ways to help people recover from orthopedic injuries more quickly.

US Approves Work Rules for People on Arizona Medicaid

Jan 18, 2019 Adults considered "able bodied" must work or lose health care.

Sierra Vista to Run Controlled Burns Next Week

Jan 18, 2019 City hopes to head off mosquito growth near wastewater facility.

Tucson, Pima County Sue Opioid Industry

Jan 17, 2019 The suit claims manufacturers deceived the public about the addictive nature of opioids.

UA Research Could Help Reduce Disease-Spreading Mosquito Populations

Jan 11, 2019 The scientists found a way to make mosquito eggs inviable by blocking a specific protein.

State Bill Aims to Reduce Teen Vaping

Jan 9, 2019 The proposed law would provide a clearer definition of what an e-cigarette is.

Project Aims to Speed Up MRIs, Create Clearer Images

Jan 7, 2019 UA researchers say the technology will help diagnose diseases earlier.

Woman in Vegetative State for Decade Reportedly Gives Birth

Jan 7, 2019 The staff was reportedly unaware of the pregnancy, which has triggered a police investigation and reviews by state agencies.

Feelings of Loneliness Can Increase Around the Holidays, Professor Says

Dec 21, 2018 Dread and anxiety produced by high expectations can cause some to retreat emotionally.

Researcher: Climate Change Could Worsen Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Dec 17, 2018 UA professor says globalization and increasing transportation also speed the spread of such diseases.

Study: Americans Are Getting Less Sleep, Especially Blacks And Hispanics

Dec 17, 2018 A researcher says disparities could exacerbate social and health inequalities.

Combined Meth and Heroin Use More Prevalent, Doctor Says

Dec 14, 2018 Understanding how the brain responds to stimulants like meth.

UA Receives Grant to Train Nurses to Assist Sexual Assault Victims in Rural Areas

Dec 11, 2018 The nearly $1.5 million will boost training in examinations, forensics and behavioral health.

Sonora Zika Cases Continue to Climb

Dec 6, 2018 The number of reported cases in the northern Mexican state more than doubled in November.

Arizona Company Recalls More Beef Over Salmonella Fears

Dec 5, 2018 The USDA says all the products in question have been removed from stores, but may still be in people's freezers.

UA Team Targeting Brain Cancer With Genetic Research

Dec 3, 2018 The group conducts research on glioblastoma, the type of cancer that took Sen. John McCain's life.

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