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New AZ Regulations Better Define Midwives' Scope Of Practice
State's department of health released changes this summer; Tucson midwife discusses how these affect her work.
Court Strikes Down AZ Law Denying Abortion Funding
Law disqualified women's health providers such as Planned Parenthood from receiving public money.
Epilepsy Rates in Hispanics Lower Along the AZ-Sonora Border
Recent study shows more Caucasians suffer from neurological disorder; results differ in non-border cities.
UA Launches Online Pediatric Integrative Med Curriculum
Demand for alternative treatments rising; program emphasizes preventative approach for complex issues.
Law Changes May Ensure Hotshot Families Survivor Benefits
AZ house speaker drafting a retroactive legislation; mother of one of 19 firefighters having a news conference in Prescott Wed.
Health Care Marketplaces Begin Enrollment in Fall
White House says insurance choices will increase for most consumers.
Genetic Testing Measures Risks, Offers Few Certainties
New gene-based tests and treatments provide patients with choices but no easy answers.
Pima County Library Nurses Program Recognized as Innovative
The service pairs public health nurses with patrons to educate the public on health issues.
Pima Animal Care Center Overflowing with Animals
Center has 724 dogs, cats, setting record and over capacity; county offers $13 flat-fee adoptions.
Free Vaccines for Back-to-School Children
El Rio, Boys & Girls Club, Pima County Health Dep., co-sponsoring four free immunization events.
Mental Illness, Poverty Form Vicious Circle
Tucson organization helps people facing challenges of illness and limited resources find hope and purpose.
Veterans Make Up 16% of Homeless Adults, US officials say
Tucson nonprofit focuses on helping, hoping to decrease that number; Gus Hasdorff's story.
Local Efforts Offer Help, Give Hope to Homeless
Three organizations working to fill the poverty gap.
AZ Health Centers Awarded $2.3 Million
El Rio received $290K; the money will go toward funding programs to help patients find insurance under Affordable Care Act.
Survey Finds Air Quality Important to Community
Pima County's campaign has received positive response from people, survey found.
Ajo: From 'Food Desert' to 'Food Oasis' through Gardening
Healthy lifestyles, local sourcing goals of regional partnership for former mining community.
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