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Program provides youth understanding of mindfulness, teaches them about self-respect, community responsibility, acting without judgment.

Secret to Happiness Not So Simple, Scientists Say

University of Arizona researchers tap temperature, technology to uncover the roots of feeling happy.

Voices for the Cure: Rowan Frost and Tory Middlebrooks

How does a single mom talk to her son about breast cancer? Now they look back on how they helped each other through difficult times with laughter and love.

Popularity of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Grows

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Voices for the Cure: Remembering Brenda Loomis

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Health Exchanges Open to Uninsured Arizonans Until 2014

Enrollment for Obamacare health care began Tuesday; there are bout 1 million residents without coverage who qualify.

Psychological Treatment Could Help Breast Cancer Survivors

Emotional, social aspects of healing provide physicians with powerful ally; AZ Cancer Center incorporating methods.

New Procedure Aids Doctors Unblock Arteries of PAD Patients

Peripheral artery disease is a serious illness in which plaque buildup blocks blood flow in arteries away from the heart.

UA Researchers Discover How Nerve Cells Make Connections

This is an important step towards curing conditions like spinal cord injuries and Alzheimer's.

Health Exchange to Open; AZ Rates Below National Average

Affordable Care Act rollout starts with federally run insurance exchange, including eight insurers.

Voices for the Cure: Joanna Frueh

Author, artist, scholar, teacher, performer...and in 2012 she also became a breast cancer survivor

Price Range for Obamacare Health Insurance in AZ Released

Overall cheapest 'bronze' plan costs $214 a month, while 'silver' plans will be between $252 and $248.

Border Deaths Up From Last Year, Pima County Figures Show

Medical examiner's office reports 148 migrant deaths so far, compared to 125 at this time in 2012.

Researchers Explore Roots of American Indian Resilience

New studies reveal protective elements of Native American cultural traditions; used for various healing treatments.

AZ Week: Child Welfare Crisis Eases a Bit

Funding from Legislature, procedural changes by state agency bringing improvement, but much more needed.

Lawsuit: AZ Medicaid Expansion Unconstitutional

Goldwater Institute files on behalf of 36 Republican state lawmakers, says tax to fund expansion violates AZ Constitution.

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