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Tucson Officials Want to Move Homeless from Downtown Camp
City, advocates say 'another vision' needed in services, circumstances for people living in park.
Banner Takeover of UAMC Comes at Midnight Friday
Deal worth up to $1B in works since last summer gives Phoenix health company 2 Tucson hospitals.
New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak
California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.
Missed Insurance Deadline? Maybe Not.
Federal gov. extends window to buy health insurance to end of April to avoid tax penalty
Pima County Board Says No to Not Hiring Smokers
Supervisors OK $30 health insurance surcharge for workers who use tobacco or nicotine.
Arizona Spotlight for February 13th, 2015
A student learns to balance family, education, and work with limited income; translating Murakami's stories into English; repose as a way to deal with stress; a bull rider's quest for the Gold Buckle.
Tucsonans Get Help Buying Health Insurance
Deadline to enroll through federal marketplace is Sunday; potential fines for those without coverage.
Pima County Vaccination Rates for Kindergarteners High
County schools average 90%; one private school at 38% of students not fully immunized.
METRO WEEK: Behavioral Health Changes Coming to Southern Arizona
New company will distribute state, federal funding to local service providers; service effects unknown.
Banner Takeover of UAMC Approved by Regents
Deal worth nearly $1B includes new operator rebuilding main UAMC hospital on Tucson campus by 2019.
Here's a Diet That Can Reduce Cancer, Prevent Obesity, Diabetes
UA nutritionists co-host events to share research on benefits of Mediterranean-style eating pattern.
Hospitals, Community Organizations Partner to Get Tucsonans Insured
Partners hosting enrollment events, running ad campaigns for Affordable Care Act Signups.
Medical Marijuana Sales Up Sharply in 2014
85 Arizona dispensaries sold 10 tons to 55,000 patients, Department of Health Services reports.
Trials on Tucson Company's Permanent Artificial Heart OK'd
SynCardia will begin tests on 19 patients across nation soon, followed by 5 years of monitoring.
72,000 More Arizonans Sign up for Affordable Care Act Insurance
Federal marktplace opened Nov. 15, remains open until Feb. 15 for health coverage; 77% of signups are subsidized.
Child Dies of Influenza in Pima County
First such death in the county since 2009; officials advise everyone 6 months and older to be immunized.
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