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Web Feature: Finding a Native Way to Heal

Two counselors turn to Native American practices to help people battling addiction

UA Muscular Dystrophy Study Expanding

Steele Children’s Research Center receives $1.35 million grant

Surviving Cancer: One Year Later

Cancer survivor Pat Mersiowsky reflects on life a year after completing her cancer treatment

Voices for the Cure 2012, 2011

Listen to women and men from our community whose lives have been touched by breast cancer share stories of love, courage, and hope.

Patients Seek Hope Through Trials

Clinical trials offer cancer patients a chance at treatment and a role in research

Losing AHCCCS: Southern Arizona Copes With Medicaid Cuts

An Arizona Public Media special report on cuts' impact to patients and health care providers

Researchers Probe Dramatic Drop In Vaccinations

Arizona parents choosing not to vaccinate their children has doubled in a single decade

Health Program Offers Lower Insurance Rates

Program targets those who pay more because of pre-existing medical conditions

Officials Investigating Cross-Border Outbreak

An outbreak of Guillain-Barre Syndrome sickens 22 people on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border

Danger in the Wind

Dust storms, like the haboob that recently struck Maricopa County, may drive an increase in this summer's number of Valley Fever cases

Marijuana’s Effects on the Brain

Part 5 of AZPM's Controversy over Cannabis series seeks expert opinions on marijuana's long-term effects on those who smoke it.

Who Oversees a Secret Garden?

Part 3 of AZPM's Controversy over Cannabis series visits a grow house to ask the question: How do you regulate home-grown medical marijuana?

Treating Tuberculosis In Mexico Benefits U.S. Border Towns

Learn how recent medical advances are helping doctors in Tijuana save lives on both sides of the border.

Arizona Budget 2012: How It Affects You

The state budget goes into effect July 1 with plenty of local impacts.

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