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Tucson firm to partner with CDC on biothreats

Tucson firm to partner with CDC on biothreats

Accelerate Diagnostics to develop rapid tests for agents such as anthrax and plague.

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Tucson Police seeking man in connection with robbery

Tucson Police seeking man in connection with robbery

TPD is searching for a suspect in a UA area robbery

December 15, 2014 4:56 pm
TPD interrupts home invasion in Central Tucson

TPD interrupts home invasion in Central Tucson

Tucson Police arrested a man during a home invasion in progress

December 15, 2014 11:45 am Photos

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Single-vehicle collision kills 1 on SW side

Single-vehicle collision kills 1 on SW side

A man died in a Southwest side crash on Sunday.

December 15, 2014 11:00 am
Storm moves on; brought steady rain to Tucson

Storm moves on; brought steady rain to Tucson

Parts of Tucson were greeted by rain on Saturday morning, courtesy of a Pacific storm. 

December 13, 2014 5:00 pm Video

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Tucson police: Man luring kids tackled by school staff

Tucson police: Man luring kids tackled by school staff

Man tried to get kids to go to nearby park, police say.

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How C-Path turbocharges fight against serious illness

How C-Path turbocharges fight against serious illness

A Q&A with Chief Executive Officer Martha Brumfield.

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Arizona targets 'young invincibles' for health insurance

Arizona targets 'young invincibles' for health insurance

State had third-lowest number of sign-ups last year among young adults.

November 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Health groups predict smoother Affordable Care Act enrollment

Health groups predict smoother Affordable Care Act enrollment

Tucson groups can help with second open enrollment period, just days away.

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Focus on drug-resistant bugs lifts Tucson firm's prospects

Focus on drug-resistant bugs lifts Tucson firm's prospects

Accelerate Diagnostics eyes federal effort featuring $20 million tech prize.

October 26, 2014 12:00 am 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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Placenta patch could cut deaths in cardiac patients

Placenta patch could cut deaths in cardiac patients

Hoping to reduce post-surgical deaths in cardiac patients, a University of Arizona surgeon is testing the healing powers of heart patches made from amniotic tissue.

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HIV/AIDS events will aim to spotlight ‘forgotten epidemic’

HIV/AIDS events will aim to spotlight ‘forgotten epidemic’

Organizers of an annual AIDS memorial Sunday  night are struggling to raise awareness of a disease that is preventable but continues to infect young people, who are testing positive for HIV in growing numbers.

May 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Thousands of Tucson kids are skipping sex ed

Thousands of Tucson kids are skipping sex ed

Arizona doesn’t mandate sex education, and data provided by Tucson-area public school districts show thousands of students don’t take it.

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Overuse of common medicine often contributes to drug poisonings

Drug poisoning now exceeds car accidents as the No. 1 cause of unintentional death in Arizona.

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UA students in sex-ed class call high school teaching lacking

UA students in sex-ed class call high school teaching lacking

College students may think they know about sex, but the reality is that many of them have a lot to learn.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson group seeks volunteers to help those living with HIV/AIDS

A local, nonprofit support group is inviting Tucsonans to learn about how to help the local HIV/AIDS community.

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Take steps to avoid holiday-season hazards

Take steps to avoid holiday-season hazards

During what’s supposed to be a season of celebrations and joy, holiday hazards can put children, pets and even adults into the hospital with serious and life-threatening injuries.

December 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Panel: Affordable Care Act confronts healthcare discrimination

Health insurance discrimination against gender-variant people is supposed to be a thing of the past under president Obama’s health law.

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Tucson health briefs

Affordable Care Act forum set Tuesday

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E-cigarette popularity outpaces regulation

E-cigarette popularity outpaces regulation

Arizona’s recent ban on e-cigarette sales to minors may sound sensible, but some lawmakers and health experts believe it’s actually a step in the wrong direction.

November 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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UA club seeks to shake trendy label for gluten-free food

UA club seeks to shake trendy label for gluten-free food

The University of Arizona’s gluten-free club is relatively new, but don’t call it trendy.

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Planting, anti-bully work honor woman who showed "Anna-tude" in cancer fight

Planting, anti-bully work honor woman who showed "Anna-tude" in cancer fight

As they gathered around nine pomegranate saplings holding messages written on Popsicle sticks, children from the Tucson Hebrew Academy memorialized a young alumna who recently died of cancer.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tree planted for Anna Greenberg

Tree planted for Anna Greenberg

Kindergarten students gathered closely around their pomegranate tree as it was planted at Tucson Hebrew Academy. Each added a message of hope and kindness to the ground.

October 31, 2013 1:50 pm
Tree planted for Anna Greenberg

Tree planted for Anna Greenberg

Anna Greenberg’s brothers — all wearing yarmulkes embroidered with her name — helped plant pomegranate trees dedicated to her memory at Tucson Hebrew Academy last month.

October 31, 2013 1:50 pm
Diabetes fundraising walk set for Saturday

Diabetes fundraising walk set for Saturday

For 9-year-old Ashley Stewart, being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 5 meant the Tucsonan was facing a lifetime of finger sticks, counting carbs and 2 a.m. blood-sugar checks.

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Hookah lounges pervasive near UA campus

Hookah lounges pervasive near UA campus

Gathered around tables inside a crowded cafe near the University of Arizona, young smokers inhale flavored tobacco from hoses attached to water pipes that are intended for sharing.

October 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Eat your veggies, help the planet: Tucson vegans will gather for symposium

Plant-based diets foster both healthier people and a healthier environment, says a local grass-roots group that will hold a symposium this week.

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