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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.

One Woman's Cancer Journey

Kelli Guinn is battling her breast cancer with the help of a unique, holistic treatment program

Supportive Care

At the Arizona Cancer Center, doctors and patients are exploring the psychological and social aspects of healing.

Picking Apart Arizona's Planned Parenthood

State's President and CEO discusses the facts and fictions surrounding the organization's services in the state

Tucson-Based Toy Company Makes Toys for Special Needs Children

PlayAbility Toys differs from mainstream toy companies, which try to sell to the masses.

Drug Violence Strains Blood Supply at Mexican Hospitals

Learn how one blood center in the northern city of Chihuahua is trying to reform Mexico's dysfunctional blood donation system.

A Community Forum on Mental Illness

Can the citizens of Tucson find a better way to both protect the public and provide help for persons suffering from severe mental illness?

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