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Dormant but dangerous: UA researcher investigating viruses in the human body
Looking for reasons why some viruses become active and deadly
Local group receives $2.5 million to reduce homelessness
Our Family Services says the grant will help approximately 250 families find housing in the next five years.
Pizza, hamburgers and ... local broccoli? School lunch in Tucson
70 years on, a WWII-era program to combat malnutrition is healthier than ever.
State board to consider banning sale of vaping products at universities
Regent says it's the board's responsibility in the wake of vaping-related illnesses and deaths in the U.S.
Study reveals racial bias in heart transplant treatment
The UA-led research shows white men were offered more treatment options than African American men.
Tucson's pedestrian fatality problem
The city has seen a steady rise in people struck and killed while walking in recent years. Other cities face the same problem.
Tucson Medical Center to give away 600 car seats
A car seat can nearly double a child’s chances of surviving a crash. But most aren’t used properly, if they’re used at all.
Study: Arizona among states with highest rates of uninsured children
Researchers put the state at more than 3 percentage points above the national average
CAP shutdown might produce cloudy water
Annual maintenance shifts Tucson Water to local wells.
Tucson raises minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21
The 6-1 vote makes Tucson the fifth city in the state to adopt such an ordinance.
Low-level contaminants in drinking water still harmful, report says
A nonprofit says federal drinking water guidelines don't necessarily protect the health of water users.
UA Cancer Center receives $5M gift from big name in cosmetics
The gift traces back to a phone call from the Estee Lauder chairman to the Cancer Center founder.
Tucson to discuss tougher tobacco ordinance after failed effort with county
The city-only version comes three weeks after county supervisors killed a cooperative plan to raise the smoking age.
Arizona now has misgivings about Purdue opioid settlement
The attorney general says the maker of OxyContin has worked to undermine terms of the settlement.
Panel to present research on medical marijuana
Organizers are calling Wednesday's symposium the first of its kind in Arizona.
UA researchers put food safety under a microscope in Yuma
A study is looking into the reasons behind persistent E. coli outbreaks in the produce growing region.
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