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Council Would Prepare Arizona in Case of Ebola Outbreak

Governor Brewer established a panel comprised of state health, public safety experts to combat infectious diseases.

Possible Cases of Highly Contagious Virus in Arizona Being Tested

Enterovirus has contributed to at least 7 deaths in US; officials concerned it caused new fatality in state.

Mosquitoes May Stay Until November

Pima County health officials receiving up to 10 complaints a day; warm weather, rain create prime spots for bugs to breed.

Voices for the Cure with Sherrie Dobson

The story of a woman who listened to her body - and her mother - and caught her breast cancer early, now looks back at her experience in a way she never thought she would.

Parties File Settlement Agreement in Arizona Prisons Health Care Suit

ACLU officials say federal court case will lead to improved health care, mental health treatment for inmates in solitary.

Voices for the Cure with Claudia Arévalo

A cancer survivor, lawyer and new mom talks with her brother about the hard times ten years ago when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer.

First UAMC Heart Transplant Recipient of 2014 Leaves Hospital

Medical center had suspended its program late last year; Mesa man spent months on artificial device.

FDA Prioritizes UA Tests for Possible Valley Fever Cure

Fast tracking Nikkomycin Z will speedy clinical trials, putting drug on market.

Healthcare Reform Remains a Top Issue in CD1

Democratic incumbent Kirkpatrick says Obamacare has benefited rural areas; Republican Tobin says it's bankrupting state.

Native American Cancer Prevention Program Gets $13M Grant

UA, NAU is using money to continue research work, will expand it for another five years.

Voices for the Cure with Kim Puete and Jennifer Wigle

Listen to two of the countless women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer share their story of courage, love, hope.

Social Service Advocates Hope Next Governor Won't Cut Funding Deeper

With possible $800M deficit in next 2 years, concerns that low-income residents could face hardships if government assistance continues to disappear.

Arizona Improves Newborn Health Screening

Testing for 28 diseases now exemplary for other states, March of Dimes says.

Thousands of Arizonans Face Temporary Loss of Obamacare

3,100 who purchased healthcare through federal marketplace must provide proof of legal residency.

Panel Clears Ousted UA Surgeon of All Charges

Say medical center failed to prove termination was justified; final say on action in University Physician Healthcare's hands.

Medical Marijuana Advocates Appeal State Rules on PTSD Patients

When DHS added disorder to MMJ Act it came with prohibitions including enforcing proof patient is undergoing conventional therapy.

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