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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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Arizona measles case linked to Disneyland outbreak

Arizona measles case linked to Disneyland outbreak

A measles outbreak that was traced to the theme parks has sickened 70 people and spread to five states.

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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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3 Tucson hospitals penalized over patient injuries, infections

3 Tucson hospitals penalized over patient injuries, infections

Officials say they've made quality improvements that aren't reflected in the data.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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