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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.

Distribution of Liver Transplants May Change

Organization managing organ allocation considering different methods to distribute organs in US; what this means to Arizona.

Rate of Rattlesnake Bites Peaks in August, September

Expanded population, warmer temperatures mean humans, reptile have more opportunities to meet.

Medical Marijuana for PTSD Study May Move from UA

If university doesn't reinstate Sue Sisley as lead researcher, MAPS will move work to NAU, ASU.

Veterans Demand Medical Pot Researcher Be Rehired at UA

An online petition has gathered more than 33K signatures from people asking university reinstate lead doctor of MMJ for PTSD study.

Students, Staff Weigh in on UA Tobacco Ban

Starting mid-August university will not allow any products, including e-cigarettes on any of its property.

UA Prohibiting Use of Tobacco Everywhere, Outdoors Included

Goal to 'create healthier community,' campus officials says in detailing smoking, e-cigarette ban starting in mid-August.

Detention, Trek North May Have Mental Effects On Young Migrants

Thousands of unaccompanied children at border experience trauma, experts say.

Arizona Health Director OKs Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Approval came with conditions; Iraq veteran Ricardo Pereyda talks about taming his symptoms using cannabis.

Fired Medical Pot Researcher: 'We Were on Cusp of Implementing UA Study'

Sue Sisley was unexpectedly laid off from the university, stalling her research on marijuana as a possible treatment for PTSD.

Where Every Word is Precious

Supportive group at Aphasia Center of Tucson living with language disorder that makes simple communication a major challenge.

Board of Regents OKs Negotiations for UAMC Takeover

Phoenix-based Banner Health, UA Health Network hope to finalize $946M deal by September.

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