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Genetic Testing Measures Risks, Offers Few Certainties
New gene-based tests and treatments provide patients with choices but no easy answers.
Pima County Library Nurses Program Recognized as Innovative
The service pairs public health nurses with patrons to educate the public on health issues.
Pima Animal Care Center Overflowing with Animals
Center has 724 dogs, cats, setting record and over capacity; county offers $13 flat-fee adoptions.
Free Vaccines for Back-to-School Children
El Rio, Boys & Girls Club, Pima County Health Dep., co-sponsoring four free immunization events.
Mental Illness, Poverty Form Vicious Circle
Tucson organization helps people facing challenges of illness and limited resources find hope and purpose.
Veterans Make Up 16% of Homeless Adults, US officials say
Tucson nonprofit focuses on helping, hoping to decrease that number; Gus Hasdorff's story.
Local Efforts Offer Help, Give Hope to Homeless
Three organizations working to fill the poverty gap.
AZ Health Centers Awarded $2.3 Million
El Rio received $290K; the money will go toward funding programs to help patients find insurance under Affordable Care Act.
Survey Finds Air Quality Important to Community
Pima County's campaign has received positive response from people, survey found.
Ajo: From 'Food Desert' to 'Food Oasis' through Gardening
Healthy lifestyles, local sourcing goals of regional partnership for former mining community.
Doctors, Patients Turn to Food as Medicine
Research reveals that diet can do more than please the palate--it can heal the body too.
AZ Illustrated Science: Dealing with Addiction
AZ Illustrated explores recovering from addiction
Migrant Desert Deaths Steady at 150 Annually for Decade
UA study of records from Pima County Medical Examiner's Office show trend to illegal crossing in remote areas.
New Website Compares AZ Health Costs, Quality of Care
State Health Department launches database showing rates, quality scores for hospitals, side-by-side stats.
‘Barnyard’ Teaches Doctors Bedside Skills
Horses help medical students learn how to better care for patients
Tucson Celebrates Centenarians
Recent event the largest gathering of people over 100 in US
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