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Tucson ranked among America's neediest cities

While some Maricopa County cities scored high marks, Tucson was found to be one of the neediest places in the country.

December 09, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

St. Mary's and TMC to share $6.4 million

Two Tucson hospitals will receive an additional $6.4 million in federal funding in the coming months thanks to a somewhat complicated agreement with Pima County.

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Tucson woman's health ordeal — with no insurance — shared by many others

Her leg inexplicably purple, painful and double its size, University of Arizona student Aimee Snyder cried herself to sleep, desperate to avoid going to an emergency room.

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Top Dem sees ‘train wreck’ for health-law rollout

WASHINGTON — A senior Democratic senator who helped write President Obama’s health-care law stunned administration officials Wednesday, saying openly he thinks it’s headed for a “train wreck” because of bumbling implementation.

April 17, 2013 9:09 pmLoading…

Working families struggle to get by

A growing number of Pima County's working families are stuck on a spinning wheel between poverty and self-sufficiency - a situation that cries out for public policy attention, a new report says.

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Library nurse helping take up some slack in AZ health care

At a time in Arizona when more people are uninsured and the state's Medicaid program has frozen enrollment, an unlikely party has taken action: the local library.

February 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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