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Group wants Arizona vote on hemp in 2016

Group wants Arizona vote on hemp in 2016

Effort could bring in new cash crop for local farmers.

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Supreme Court blocks Arizona's limits on medication abortions

Supreme Court blocks Arizona's limits on medication abortions

Action is a victory for Planned Parenthood and the Tucson Women's Clinic.

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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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Hearings on Tucson hospital deals are poorly attended

Hearings on Tucson hospital deals are poorly attended

The changes are for Carondelet and the University of Arizona health networks.

December 06, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
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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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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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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A reporter's tale about cancer in the family

A reporter's tale about cancer in the family

There is a genetic malfunction that causes cancer in the Ruelas family.

November 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson pastor gets 2 a.m. Ebola check from TPD

Tucson pastor gets 2 a.m. Ebola check from TPD

Officers went to his house to see if he was sick.

October 31, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
First confirmed case of Enterovirus found  in Arizona

First confirmed case of Enterovirus found in Arizona

The virus spreads when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or touches contaminated surfaces.

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Ebola risk here called low, but preparations intensify

Ebola risk here called low, but preparations intensify

Tucson-area hospitals, health officials step up education and training efforts.

October 22, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Dental care ranks as a top concern for seniors

Dental care is a top concern among Tucson seniors, recent surveys show.

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Ebola training at University of Arizona Medical Center

Ebola training at University of Arizona Medical Center

Cases of Ebola in Dallas and Spain prompts protocol review.

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Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

State's health director worries about clogged emergency rooms amid anxiety over Ebola.

October 16, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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UA researcher's patented treatment could stop cancer metastasis

UA researcher's patented treatment could stop cancer metastasis

Dr. Joyce Schroeder has made some important discoveries.

October 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Thomas Duncan, first Ebola patient diagnosed in the US, has died

Thomas Duncan, first Ebola patient diagnosed in the US, has died

Thomas Eric Duncan was pronounced dead at 7:51 a.m. at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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3-year-old pulled from pool dies

3-year-old pulled from pool dies

The drowning marks the sixth water-related fatality in Pima County this year.

October 06, 2014 1:25 pm
First Ebola case diagnosed in US

First Ebola case diagnosed in US

The unidentified patient is being kept in isolation at a Dallas hospital.

September 30, 2014 2:13 pmLoading…

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