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Arizona court: Patients can sue pharmaceuticals for fraud

Arizona court: Patients can sue pharmaceuticals for fraud

Consumer lawsuits against drug companies had not previously been allowed in Arizona.

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More Americans serving as home caregivers

More Americans serving as home caregivers

Senior care needs are changing; local efforts seek to ease family stress.

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Pinal County family tests positive for measles

Pinal County family tests positive for measles

The case is likely linked to last month's outbreak in southern California.

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How ancient techniques can prevent modern diseases

How ancient techniques can prevent modern diseases

Tibetan physician to discuss healing and prevention at upcoming talk in Tucson

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Report: 10 tons of medical pot consumed in AZ

Report: 10 tons of medical pot consumed in AZ

Last year, 85 dispensaries operated in Arizona.

January 16, 2015 12:00 am Video Photos

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Homeless veterans offered services Saturday

Services include clothing, showers, health screenings and benefits.

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Sahuarita woman to ride float in Rose parade

Sahuarita woman to ride float in Rose parade

Jazmyn Creason had a successful liver transplant in 2011.

December 30, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Programs offer help you need to age gracefully

Programs offer help you need to age gracefully

The main ingredient for aging well is being healthy.

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Sierra Tucson makes changes after patient dies of drug toxicity

Sierra Tucson makes changes after patient dies of drug toxicity

The 20-year-old male was found unresponsive at 8:45 a.m. on April 13. He died two days later

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Free lecture about COPD at UA's Duval Auditorium

Free lecture about COPD at UA's Duval Auditorium

Dr. Fernando D. Martinez's one-hour lecture is called "Early Origins of Asthma and COPD."

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TMC opening wellness center at La Encantada

TMC opening wellness center at La Encantada

Anticipated programming includes fitness classes and a lecture series.

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Center offers free program for memory-impaired seniors

Center offers free program for memory-impaired seniors

Ten-week program at the Tucson Jewish Community Center begins in January.

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Caregivers have crucial role in our society

November is National Caregiver Month; Arizona is home to over 855,000 caregivers.

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Readiness a key to containing Ebola, doctor says

Readiness a key to containing Ebola, doctor says

Improving caregiving and burial practices will help stop the disease, he says.

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Pot mills cropping up, health head fears

Pot mills cropping up, health head fears

Two-thirds of all recommendations in the past fiscal year came from 24 doctors. 

November 13, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Gilbert, Mesa good for vets, survey finds

Gilbert, Mesa good for vets, survey finds

WalletHub survey ranks several Arizona cities among the best places for veterans.

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State's first confirmed flu case is in Pima County

State's first confirmed flu case is in Pima County

Health officials say vaccinations are the best protection against potentially deadly illness.

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Season's first flu case confirmed in Pima County

Season's first flu case confirmed in Pima County

Pima County reported more than 2,000 confirmed cases of flu last year

November 06, 2014 9:22 am Photos

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Freestanding emergency room to serve Vail, Rita Ranch

Freestanding emergency room to serve Vail, Rita Ranch

The Northwest Emergency Center at Vail scheduled to open in late 2015.

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Hospital art exhibit highlights helping hands

A unique exhibit using mannequin hands goes on display this week at the University of Arizona Medical Center's South Campus.

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