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Southern Arizona Business Group Offers Health Care Options

Area chambers of commerce came together make health insurance more affordable.

County Fires Up Debate Over New Tobacco Sales Measure

The ordinance would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21, including vaping products.

UA Researcher: Mind Does Not Always Rule Body

Professor Katalin Gothard says the body can influence our thinking more than we realize.

Deadly Blue 'Mexican Oxy' Pills Take Toll on US Southwest

The pills are part of a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled into the U.S. by the Sinaloa cartel.

Researchers Warn of Potential Harm From E-Cigarette Secondhand Vapor

Often touted as safer than regular cigarettes, studies show that vapor released by the devices is not "just water."

Microbes Aren't as Bad as You Might Think, Researchers Say

UA professor promotes findings that show certain bacteria are good for you.

Two Bills Could Set New Minimum Age for Tanning Salons

Sponsors of the proposals have spent nearly a decade trying to get the restrictions put into law.

Lawmakers Look to Bolster Oversight of Care Facilities After Rape

The legislation would require certain facilities to apply for a license.

Local Mobile Health Clinic to Double Patients Served

A nearly half-million-dollar grant will allow for a second clinic.

Stressed Out? Keep Your Romantic Partner Close, Research Suggests

The study shows a reduced stress response when a companion is nearby.

Healing Faster From Broken Bones

UA professor seeks ways to help people recover from orthopedic injuries more quickly.

US Approves Work Rules for People on Arizona Medicaid

Adults considered "able bodied" must work or lose health care.

Sierra Vista to Run Controlled Burns Next Week

City hopes to head off mosquito growth near wastewater facility.

Tucson, Pima County Sue Opioid Industry

The suit claims manufacturers deceived the public about the addictive nature of opioids.

UA Research Could Help Reduce Disease-Spreading Mosquito Populations

The scientists found a way to make mosquito eggs inviable by blocking a specific protein.

State Bill Aims to Reduce Teen Vaping

The proposed law would provide a clearer definition of what an e-cigarette is.

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