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Arizona projected to have largest nursing shortage in U.S. in 2025

Researchers warn the continuing shortage could cause clinical errors that lead to higher mortality rates for patients.

The Buzz: Organ and tissue donation in Arizona

A look at how transplants happen, and what it's like to live through one.

Previewing UA's 2024 College of Science Lecture Series

Presenters will reveal unexpected findings that transformed their fields.

A Show about Healing

Spiritually, Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally.

The Buzz: Combatting Generational Poverty in Pima County

A new effort aims to help those who are born into poverty move up the socio-economic ladder.

Chiricahua Community Health Centers, Inc. hosts groundbreaking for new Willcox modular clinic

The modular building should be constructed within the next three months

Parent Provided Care

Arizona Parents of children with disabilities receive funding and certified training to be Direct Care Workers for their own minor children.

John is Colorblind

Witness five individuals use corrective glasses that allows them to see colors that they never detected before.

ADEQ proposes Air Quality permit for Mine near Patagonia

Locals oppose the South32 Hermosa mine, state concerns of manganese exposure.

Atascosa Borderlands: Connecting the land, the wildlife, and the people.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal on helping loved ones survive dark times; and, how do YOU pronounce "Sahuarita"?

UA joins project to provide hearing healthcare to low-income adults

The Hearing Healthcare Assistance Project is a collaborative effort between the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and state universities.

Arizona sees 20% spike in 2022 HIV cases, new report says

Arizona's Department of Health Services reports a 20% spike in HIV cases, potentially tied to COVID-19 disruptions in testing; officials plan increased testing and outreach.

New project developments underway for South32 Hermosa project

Mining company addresses community health, workforce development and transparency in Hermosa critical minerals project

The Buzz: Arizona navigates legal uncertainty with two conflicting abortion bans

Arizona contends with a legal tangle over two conflicting abortion laws, leaving providers and patients in uncertainty.

An abortion ban enacted in 1864 is under review in the Arizona Supreme Court

The state’s high court is reviewing a lower-court decision that said doctors couldn’t be charged for performing the procedure in the first 15 weeks of pregnancy because other Arizona laws over the years have allowed them to provide abortions.

UA’s College of Public Health secures $3.8 million NIH grant to pioneer climate change and health research

SCORCH initiative focuses on forecasting, adaptive responses and community resilience

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