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State Prepares to Launch Opioid Hotline for Health Care Providers

Hotline will offer doctors assistance with treating patients who are using opioids.

Do Social Media Posts About Exercise Motivate? It's Not Black or White, Study Says

UA researcher says users can experience both concern and motivation when viewing posts.

Biologist: This Year's Flu Season to be More Damaging Than 2009

Since October, the flu has been linked to 523 deaths in Arizona.

Audit: Arizona Owes Feds Millions in Uncollected Drug Rebates

Report recommends the state account for the $37 million shortfall.

Flu Reports are Down, But Flu Season Isn't Over Yet

Health officials warn that a second spike is always possible.

Game and Fish: Fox-Bite Victim May Need Medical Attention

Woman reported being "nipped" Tuesday night at Saguaro National Park East.

Public Comment on Medicaid Changes Closing

Monday is the last day to give your opinion on AHCCCS changes

Flu Cases Down in Pima County, Statewide

New reported cases have decreased for two consecutive weeks.

Opioid Epidemic; Children's Health Insurance; Temporary Protected Status

Also, a discussion about the impact of government shutdowns.

State-University Partnership Formed to Fight Opioid Crisis

UA and the Department of Health Services are receiving a $2.2 million grant for training.

Legislators Using Health Care for Children as a Bargaining Chip

There are 25,000 children in Arizona covered by CHIP.

Number of Flu Cases Spikes Early in the Season, Health Official Says

The number of reported cases is 16 times greater than it was last year.

Influenza Now 'Widespread' in Arizona

Weekly case reports doubled last week in Pima County, statewide.

Premature Births Increase in Arizona, US

It's the first rise in the rate of premature births in eight years.

As Valley Fever Cases Grow, Research Aims to Improve Diagnoses, Treatment

A UA study center looks at effects of delayed diagnoses, hopes to pioneer rapid test.

Red Cross Sees Fewer Donations This Time Of Year

Red Cross needs to collect 620 blood donations a day to meet the needs in Arizona.

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