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UA receives $1.78M grant to study safer mining fuels

In a job with many hazards, the CDC grant is focusing in on an insidious risk: diesel exhaust.

Summer's effect on air quality in Southern Arizona

A discussion with UA hydrologist Eric Betterton.

Researcher explores link between early childhood sleep and learning

Jamie Edgin developed findings while studying children with Down syndrome.

Smoke from US wildfires boosting health risk for millions

Another summer of fires in the West is expected to impact millions and increase premature deaths.

Law aims to help prevent teen suicides in Arizona

Recent legislation mandates suicide prevention training in the state's middle schools and high schools.

New heart valve technology comes to Tucson Medical Center

The hospital is offering a newly approved device designed to improve coronary blood flow.

2019 sees highest number of Indigenous medical school grads at UA

The eight Indigenous students represent the College of Medicine's desire to increase diversity.

9 Pascua Yaqui members graduate in first cohort of nursing assistant program

The grads are the first to complete the program at the Pima Community College site on the Pascua Yaqui Tribe's reservation.

Santa Cruz County gets grant to fight opioid crisis

15 Nogales medical providers and social service agencies to develop a plan for fighting opioid addictions and overdoses.

Tucson schools to offer free summer meals to students

TUSD and Sunnyside districts will offer breakfast and lunch for students over the break.

Vaccines and public health in Pima County

A historic outbreak of measles is bringing the debate over childhood immunizations back to top of the news.

UA study of language disorder could aid early dementia detection

The research looks at primary progressive aphasia, a neurodegenerative disorder that causes a gradual decline in language abilities.

New Banner hospital tower open for business

Enhanced patient care and sweeping views combine in state-of-the-art medical center .

US Attempt to Improve Wildland Firefighter Shelters Fails

The effort to create an improved shelter to repel heat followed the deaths of 19 firefighters in Arizona in 2013.

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Plans Tucson Memory Center

The 10,000-square-foot Toole Family Memory Center will house research as well as patient and family services.

McSally Gets Commitment for Funds to Build Health Clinics on Tribal Lands

The senator expressed concern that the decreased funding in the 2020 budget would impact construction.

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