Health and Medicine

Air Force and Local Hospital Team Up For Training

May 31, 2018 A Davis-Monthan and Tucson Medical Center program looks to get Air Force medical staff more hands-on experience.

Minnesota Sues Arizona-Based Opioid Manufacturer

May 30, 2018 Attorney general says Insys encouraged overprescription of painkiller Subsys.

UA Gets Grant for Rural Mental Health

May 30, 2018 The four-year funding will send students to underserved areas.

Arizona Releases New Opioid Guidelines

May 28, 2018 The state has updated its guidelines for doctors for the first time since 2014.

Nonprofit Helps Veterans Heal at Free Retreat

May 26, 2018 The Boulder Crest Retreat spans over 100 acres outside Sonoita.

VA Emphasizes Mental Well-Being, Expanded Care

May 25, 2018 What the Southern Arizona VA's recent Whole Health flagship facility designation entails.

Hospital Drill Simulates Aftermath of Mass Shooting

May 24, 2018 The exercise at Banner-UMC South was meant to prepare all staff for the possibility of a real active-shooter event.

Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian; Did Not Brake

May 24, 2018 The vehicle spotted a woman six seconds before striking her, but the automatic braking system was disabled, a report said.

Sahuarita to Consider New Hospital

May 23, 2018 If approved, it would become the second hospital serving communities immediately south of Tucson.

Red Cross Starting Summer Blood Donation Campaign Early

May 21, 2018 The organization hopes to avoid a typical seasonal shortage.

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

May 21, 2018 Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

Arizona Exercise Based on Post-Quake Exodus From California

May 18, 2018 The DEMA exercise will deal with topics like providing food, shelter and medical services.

Number of Food Poisoning Cases Linked to Arizona Lettuce Grows to 172

May 16, 2018 The CDC says the lettuce responsible for the E. coli outbreak should no longer be in stores and restaurants.

Former Superintendent Explains School District Administrative Costs

May 14, 2018 Also, how the new state budget will affect Arizona school districts.

Do You Tan or Burn? What Genes Say About Your Skin in the Sun

May 14, 2018 A genetic study could help predict who gets skin cancer, made more likely by severe childhood sunburns.

ASU, UA Consider Leaving State Health Care Plan

May 12, 2018 Could make care cheaper for higher-ed employees, more expensive for the rest of the state government workers.

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