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Abortion law is junk science, gynecologists tell Arizona governor

Abortion law is junk science, gynecologists tell Arizona governor

A physicians group says a new Arizona abortion law is based on junk science.

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Calling all Tucson Centenarians

The annual "Salute to Centenarians" Celebration is at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 1.

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Free local integrative medicine talk about health myths

Wednesday's lecture part of Living Healthy with Arthritis series

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Arizona hospitals see operating losses

Arizona hospitals see operating losses

Trend continues despite recent financial boost they got when the state expanded Medicaid.

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Biography of Cancer events in Tucson next week

Biography of Cancer events in Tucson next week

Pulitzer Prize winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee will appear in three separate events.

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Jury awards $6.5M in bedsore case vs. Banner-UMC

Jury awards $6.5M in bedsore case vs. Banner-UMC

Family hopes verdict sends message to hospitals about protecting patients.

March 24, 2015 7:40 pm Photos

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Arizona Medicaid enrollment up 22% after ACA

Arizona Medicaid enrollment up 22% after ACA

Arizona is one of 29 states to expand Medicaid programs.

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Heal Fido: Dog could be a gut's best friend

Heal Fido: Dog could be a gut's best friend

UA research will focus on the link between canines and good health. 

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High court health ruling could have a big impact on Arizona

Arizona is one of 34 states affected by ACA case.

March 15, 2015 7:52 pmLoading…
Parkinson's researcher now sees the disease in mirror

Parkinson's researcher now sees the disease in mirror

She will talk in Tucson this weekend about her experiences as a scientist and a patient.

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Biotech firm joins Parseghian Foundation to fight disease

Biotech firm joins Parseghian Foundation to fight disease

Tucson family lost three children to Niemann-Pick type C.

March 08, 2015 7:06 pm Photos

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New tower planned by Banner UMC to be 11 stories

New tower planned by Banner UMC to be 11 stories

Newly released rendering unveils height planned as part of $500M project.

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Harvard nutritionist to give Tucson talk on diet, health

Harvard nutritionist to give Tucson talk on diet, health

A Q&A with the influential expert on proposed dietary guidelines and obesity.

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Health-care subsidy ruling to affect more than 100,000 Arizonans

Health-care subsidy ruling to affect more than 100,000 Arizonans

The average Arizona tax credit through the federal exchange was $158 per month.

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How King v Burwell affects Arizonans

Arizona is one of the 34 states that would be affected if the U.S. Supreme Court finds in favor of the plaintiffs who are challenging the Affordable Care Act.

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Preventing, treating osteoarthritis topic of free talk Wednesday

Preventing, treating osteoarthritis topic of free talk Wednesday

UA Arthritis Center director Dr. C. Kent Kwoh will speak

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Event aims to unite Tucson endurance athletes

Event aims to unite Tucson endurance athletes

An evening with Tucson's endurance athletic community set for Tuesday.

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Banner-UA health merger: How it affects Tucson

Banner-UA health merger: How it affects Tucson

Banner Health merger with the UA Health Network took effect Friday.

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Valley Fever's effect on Cynthia Drummond

Valley Fever's effect on Cynthia Drummond

It was a Thursday afternoon in October when Cynthia Drummond felt a sharp pain in her lower right back.

February 28, 2015 7:15 pm

NikZ providing hope for Valley Fever cure

NikZ entirely separate from vaccine in development at the UA

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Valley Fever gave Andres Ruffner a collapsed lung

Valley Fever gave Andres Ruffner a collapsed lung

Valley fever manifests itself in many ways, which can complicate and delay diagnoses.

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Maggy the dog struggles with Valley Fever

Maggy the dog struggles with Valley Fever

Maggy, a 2½-year-old Irish wolfhound, has struggled with valley fever for more than a year.

February 28, 2015 7:00 pm

Banner merger with UA Health Network effective tonight

A planned merger between the University of Arizona Health Network and Phoenix-based Banner Health is set to take effect today at midnight.

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Cenpatico's S. Arizona expansion could bring 220 jobs

Cenpatico's S. Arizona expansion could bring 220 jobs

Tempe-based firm taking over as Regional Behavioral Health Authority here.

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Fed up with sugar and its effects

Fed up with sugar and its effects

Nutrition is a passion for 'Beyond Tucson' founder Ross Zimmerman

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Love carrying couple over hurdles injury presents

Love carrying couple over hurdles injury presents

They survive tough times with perseverance, patience and armfuls of roses.

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Treatment, prognosis of brain injury vary

Treatment, prognosis of brain injury vary

UA Medical Center uses techniques not common in other places.

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Open enrollment in ACA health insurance ends Sunday

Open enrollment in ACA health insurance ends Sunday

Nearly 28,000 Tucsonans purchased federal marketplace health insurance

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Five facts about measles in Pima County

Five facts about measles in Pima County

Local officials working to keep county's 2015 measles count at zero.

February 08, 2015 7:51 pm Photos

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Tucson group fueling national vaccine fears

Tucson group fueling national vaccine fears

Small group of physicians opposes mandatory vaccination.

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Third Sierra Tucson patient death in 13 months

Third Sierra Tucson patient death in 13 months

Man found hanged two hours after staff started looking for him.

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Upcoming heart health events in Tucson

Upcoming heart health events in Tucson

Healthy Heart Day 2015 is Saturday at the UA Medical Center.

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Free measles shots Saturday

Public health nurses will be providing flu shots and MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccinations at no cost this Saturday at Tucson High School.

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Refuse to become grim statistic of heart disease

Refuse to become grim statistic of heart disease

A large percentage of heart attacks and strokes are preventable.

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Safe Kids Pima County: Secure your television

Safe Kids Pima County: Secure your television

Since so many Americans will be watching television for Super Bowl Sunday today, Safe Kids Pima County is using the opportunity to issue a child safety warning.

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Tucson physicians wary after tax identity theft

Tucson physicians wary after tax identity theft

At least 20 local doctors were targeted last tax season.

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Super Bowl: Tucson students on measles patrol

Super Bowl: Tucson students on measles patrol

University of Arizona students to staff Super Bowl first aid stations

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Banner to rebuild UA Medical Center; regents OK merger

Banner to rebuild UA Medical Center; regents OK merger

Construction starts in 2016. North Campbell complex will expand to the west.

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TMC hoping to join Mayo Clinic network

TMC hoping to join Mayo Clinic network

Hospital will remain locally owned.

January 28, 2015 7:22 pmLoading…
Banner merger means new names for local hospitals

Banner merger means new names for local hospitals

The change to Banner-University Medical Center Tucson is expected late next month.

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Medical marijuana sales tripled in 2014, state says

Medical marijuana sales tripled in 2014, state says

Arizona's latest medical marijuana report released last week shows dispensary sales tripled last year over 2013.

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Tucson foundation funds UA gastric cancer research

Tucson foundation funds UA gastric cancer research

Study focuses on the common H. pylori bacteria.

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Cardiac surgeon boosts heart health through laughter yoga

Cardiac surgeon boosts heart health through laughter yoga

Laughing together generates "so much happiness" — and therapeutic benefits, too.

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Losing KidsCare hurt Arizona families, reports suggest

Losing KidsCare hurt Arizona families, reports suggest

Arizona is lone state without an active Children's Health Insurance Program.

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Local Banner hospital merger delayed until February

Local Banner hospital merger delayed until February

Banner will acquire operations of both UA Health Network hospitals.

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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.

January 15, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…

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