Health and Medicine

UA Student's Non-Opioid Pain Relief Research Highlighted in DC

Apr 16, 2018 Lindsey Chew's work is leading her to pursue a physician-scientist career path.

Banner Health Settles Lawsuit Over Medicare Claims for $18M

Apr 13, 2018 Suit accused health provider of submitting unnecessary and falsified claims.

Couple Discovers They're a Perfect Match For Living-Donor Process

Apr 10, 2018 A conversation of the process for Donate Life Month; a transplant surgeon discusses the need for donors in Southern Arizona.

Bill Requiring Abortion Reporting Passes Arizona House

Apr 10, 2018 Doctors would be required to tell why an abortion is performed

Possibly Rabid Fox Spotted in Saguaro National Park

Apr 6, 2018 Animal approached hiker Wednesday.

Bill Aims to Reduce Rate of Suicide Among Farmers

Apr 5, 2018 The proposal would create outlets like counseling for agricultural workers under financial and emotional stress.

Tucson Doctor Charged Over Illegal Prescriptions

Apr 4, 2018 David Alan Ruben allegedly prescribed opioids after being ordered to stop

Flu Reports Still Active: Not Too Late to Get Vaccine

Apr 3, 2018 Arizona Department of Health Services sees rise in influenza B strain.

Cochise County to Join Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers

Apr 2, 2018 County claims it spends hundred of thousands of dollars each year combatting problems stemming from opioid addiction.

Health Officials Ready for Earlier Ozone Season

Apr 2, 2018 High levels of ground-level ozone, a summertime pollutant, are detected earlier.

Older Folks in US Projected to Outnumber Children for First Time in History

Mar 27, 2018 Local numbers mirror trends identified in the Census Bureau report.

Banner-UMC Opening New Facility to Tours

Mar 27, 2018 Nine-story tower will open to patients in April 2019

How an 'Emotional Perfect Storm' Can Batter Immigrants' Health

Mar 13, 2018 Undocumented immigrants struggle to access treatment due to status.

UA Highlighting Brain Awareness Week With Free Talk

Mar 12, 2018 Public lecture looks at emotional stress, chronic pain and autism.

Self-Centered People Could be Secretly Depressed, Study Suggests

Mar 9, 2018 UA psychologist links narcissism to negativity, anxiety and insecurity.

Study to Examine Effects of Arizona Recession-Era Health Insurance Cutbacks

Mar 6, 2018 UA researchers are investigating how the state tried to deal with Recession budget shortfalls.

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