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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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