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Report: Opioids, Mental Health Are Top Pima County Health Care Concerns

The opioid epidemic and mental health loom large in the county's triennial report prepared by medical nonprofits.

Preview Tucson Cine Mexico 2019!

Also: March is National Kidney Month, hear the story of a Tucson woman whose family is coping with a serious hereditary kidney disease; and how Edie Jarolim found family history next door to Sigmund Freud.

El Rio Community Health Opens 11th Clinic in Pima County

The 50,000-square-foot clinic will house more than 150 medical professionals.

Neuroimaging Helping Predict Alzheimer's Cases

UA researchers are working to improve understanding of why some age better than others.

Dunbar Programs to Help Communities of Color Reclaim Health Practices

The grant-funded educational project focuses on historical black and indigenous plant-based health care practices.

ICE: Roughly 400 Immigration Detainees Quarantined in Arizona

The number represented about 15 percent of those quarantined over mumps virus exposure.

Music from the Heart in "American Mariachi"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How NAMI and the Mission Garden are growing wellness in Tucson; and author Alice Hatcher reads her "Love Letter to My Library"

Alternative-Medicine Advocate Weil Gives $15M to UA Center

The university is naming its integrative medicine center for its founder.

2,200 Quarantined Over Mumps Outbreak at Immigration Centers

The outbreak has renewed long-held concerns over access to medical care at immigration facilities.

Tucson's Banner Health Hospitals Connecting Uninsured Patients to Services

The advisers will register patients for Medicaid and other low-income programs.

Arizona Science Roundtable: The Search for Certainty

UA College of Science Dean Joaquin Ruiz leads a group conversation with presenters from the 2019 UA Science Lecture Series

Why Some Parents Seek Vaccine Exemptions

UA researchers surveyed parents in Arizona to get their reasons.

Report Ranks Arizona Low for Well-Being of Infants

Understanding the findings with the Children's Action Alliance.

Tucson Professionals Raise Funds for 'Hygiene Pantry'

The project will provide free toiletries to Tucson Unified School District students and their families.

County Animal Shelter Offers Creature Comforts for Occupants

More space at Pima Anima Care Center's updated facility cuts down on crowding and improves health care.

Red Cross Looks to States Like Arizona for Critical Blood Donations

Cold temperatures nationally led to canceled appointments, but donors in Arizona and California may save the day.

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