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UA Trauma Team Looks at Danger of E-cigarette Burns

Report highlights potential for Lithium-ion batteries to cause fires, burning smokers

McSally Yes; Grijalva, O'Halleran No on Obamacare Repeal

Southern Arizona congressional delegation splits along party lines on key vote.

Health Care Dispute Sends Thousands Seeking Care Elsewhere

UnitedHealthcare and operator of 2 hospitals and physicians network can't agree.

South Tucson Grow Your Own Food Program Extended

200,000 have learned gardening, nutritional cooking in last five years.

Feds Give Arizona $24M to Combat Opioid Epidemic

12th biggest grant in the country, based on need and prevalence of opioid addiction.

Tucson Health Care Dispute Could Leave Thousands Without Coverage

Northwest Healthcare and UnitedHealthcare have until May 1 to settle their disagreement.

Breathing Room: Asthma Inhalers OK in State's Schools

Previously schools had to call 911 rather than administering asthma medication.

Public Opposes More Limits on Arizona Medicaid

State poised to become first to implement five-year lifetime cap on enrollment.

'Project Period' Aims to Ease Financial Burden of Tampons on Women

One group benefiting is young mothers, who don't always focus on their own health, director says.

Organizations, Tribes Weigh in on Possible Changes to Arizona Medicaid

Most groups express concern the changes will result in loss of coverage for Arizona's neediest.

Opioid Prescription Changes, Access to Overdose Aid Coming

Drug stores will be able to sell Narcan, which can bolster critical life systems in overdose.

Group Offers Yoga to Help UA Students Cope with Depression

One in four displays symptoms; LGBTQ Affairs office offers classes to assist.

Poll: 42% in State Know Someone Addicted to Opioids

Survey says one-third of Arizonans weren't warned by doctors of drugs' addictive nature.

UA Team Working To Improve Lifesaving Colonoscopy

The scope simultaneously gives doctors more viewing.

Wellness Medical Center Opens in Downtown Tucson

HealthOn Broadway was designed to cater to the medical needs of people who live and work downtown.

Uptick in Southern Arizona Rabies 'Outbreak,' Wildlife Officials Say

Three new cases in southeastern Arizona, nine for the year.

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