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Voices for the Cure with Claudia Arévalo
A cancer survivor, lawyer and new mom talks with her brother about the hard times ten years ago when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer.
First UAMC Heart Transplant Recipient of 2014 Leaves Hospital
Medical center had suspended its program late last year; Mesa man spent months on artificial device.
FDA Prioritizes UA Tests for Possible Valley Fever Cure
Fast tracking Nikkomycin Z will speedy clinical trials, putting drug on market.
Healthcare Reform Remains a Top Issue in CD1
Democratic incumbent Kirkpatrick says Obamacare has benefited rural areas; Republican Tobin says it's bankrupting state.
Native American Cancer Prevention Program Gets $13M Grant
UA, NAU is using money to continue research work, will expand it for another five years.
Voices for the Cure with Kim Puete and Jennifer Wigle
Listen to two of the countless women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer share their story of courage, love, hope.
Social Service Advocates Hope Next Governor Won't Cut Funding Deeper
With possible $800M deficit in next 2 years, concerns that low-income residents could face hardships if government assistance continues to disappear.
Arizona Improves Newborn Health Screening
Testing for 28 diseases now exemplary for other states, March of Dimes says.
Thousands of Arizonans Face Temporary Loss of Obamacare
3,100 who purchased healthcare through federal marketplace must provide proof of legal residency.
Panel Clears Ousted UA Surgeon of All Charges
Say medical center failed to prove termination was justified; final say on action in University Physician Healthcare's hands.
Medical Marijuana Advocates Appeal State Rules on PTSD Patients
When DHS added disorder to MMJ Act it came with prohibitions including enforcing proof patient is undergoing conventional therapy.
Distribution of Liver Transplants May Change
Organization managing organ allocation considering different methods to distribute organs in US; what this means to Arizona.
Rate of Rattlesnake Bites Peaks in August, September
Expanded population, warmer temperatures mean humans, reptile have more opportunities to meet.
Medical Marijuana for PTSD Study May Move from UA
If university doesn't reinstate Sue Sisley as lead researcher, MAPS will move work to NAU, ASU.
Veterans Demand Medical Pot Researcher Be Rehired at UA
An online petition has gathered more than 33K signatures from people asking university reinstate lead doctor of MMJ for PTSD study.
Students, Staff Weigh in on UA Tobacco Ban
Starting mid-August university will not allow any products, including e-cigarettes on any of its property.
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