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AZ's Rate of Uninsured Children Third Highest in US, Report Says
Georgetown University study found 13.2 percent of Arizona's kids don't have health coverage.
Book Club Raises Mental Health Awareness, Builds Community
Two volunteers work to create a forum for learning about mental illness that welcomes a growing group of interested readers.
Tucsonan Struggles to Find a Kidney, Turns to Facebook
Don Do, a 23-year-old former UA student, created an event page to reach out to people, hoping to find a donor.
33,000 Arizonans Applied So Far for Fed Health Exchange
US Dep. of Health says between Oct. 1, Nov. 2 about 17,000 people applied for plan, also sought coverage for families, totaling to 33,000 residents.
Horseback Riding as Therapy for Special Needs
Since 1974, TROT has used method for children, adults who are challenged with everything from blindness, PTSD and autism.
Obamacare Issues Affect AZ Medicaid Enrollment
Arizona expanded its Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS, under the Affordable Care Act.
Health Centers Enroll 8,000 in First Month of Medicaid Expansion
Arizona officials estimate 300,000 people are eligible for the state’s Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS.
Obamacare Site Defects Push People to Other Enrollment Options
Local patient navigator turns to helping uninsured residents fill out paper applications to weigh on their eligibility for insurance plans.
UAMC to Launch Electronic Health Records System
Starting Nov. 1 the hospital will begin storing its medical records online; such method has been used in the U.S. since the 1960s.
Health Secretary, in Phoenix, Promises Care Act Fixes
Sebelius says 700K applications have been submitted for coverage through online exchange, despite flaws.
Voices for the Cure: Norma and Tim York
With courage and resolve, this fitness competitor and mother of three faced breast cancer with her husband right by her side
Controversial Treatment Eases Trauma, Raises Questions
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) uses the senses to resolve trauma, but researchers remain uncertain about how it works.
New Seminar Series Addresses Health Disparities
UA's College of Medicine launches series with talk about LGBT health issues; aims to foster inclusion in health care.
Voices for the Cure: Della Williams and William Williams
After experiencing depression following breast cancer treatment, Della works to keep other women from going through it alone
Happiness Workshop Helps Young Adults Navigate Teen Pressures
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.
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