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Training Prepares Police to Respond in Mental Health Crises

Crisis Intervention Training raises awareness, reduces use of force, but did not take hold in Southern Arizona until tragedy in 2000.

Pima County Launches Mapping Tool for Obamacare Help

Meant to aid people find enrollment help resources and health insurance professionals in their community; open enrollment deadline is March 31.

UA Researchers: Brain Images to Understand Dementia, Alzheimer's

Identifying factors that determine how well someone ages may help figure out ways to treat, or even prevent, age-related memory impairments.

Stigma Keeps African Americans from Mental Care, Expert Says

The black community has traditionally turned to church and family for help, but therapists say attitudes are starting to change.

Tucson Mayor, Pima Aim to Push Affordable Care Act Enrollments

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, county's health dept. have strategies to raise awareness on importance of signing up.

Resuscitation Methods Developed in AZ Known Around Globe

UA's Resuscitation Research Group proposed new approach to cardio pulmonary resuscitation back in 2002.

Local Soup Patrol Helps Feed Tucson's Homeless

For those living without homes food, nourishment are constant needs; over past 7 years local volunteers have aided the issue.

Thousands of AZ Kids Could Lose Health Coverage Saturday

State insurance program ending, some will be unable to enroll in private insurance under Affordable Care Act.

UA's RNA Research Helping Scientists with Cancer Diagnosis

New developments in molecular biology make it possible to measure messenger RNA in single cells.

UA Sociology School Participates in Tucson Poverty Project

School collaborating with Mayor Rothschild to combat poverty in city; determine current status of residents.

Survey: TUSD Spent 38% of Meals Budget Locally Last School Year

Between 2011-12, school district spent twice the state average on Arizona products; plans to purchase more local food in future.

New Program Aims to Address Older Adults’ Mental Health

Researchers say many seniors struggle with depression, other mental health disorders, but that poor mental health need not be the norm.

Supreme Court Rejects AZ's 20-Week Abortion Ban

State had appealed lower court ruling blocking law; opponents say 2012 legislation violated women's rights.

AZ Week: Obamacare, Its Effects in State's Rural Areas

Affordable Care Act went into effect Jan. 1; Southern Arizona health experts discuss the good and bad.

House Implements New Security Requirements for Obamacare

Most of AZ's congressional delegation voted for bill; Republicans say necessary to deal with potential security breaches online.

Voices for the Cure with Lucia Maya

A mother shares the lessons she learned from her daughter about healing, living and loving after cancer strikes

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