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Findings on teen dating abuse startle researchers

NEW YORK — From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America’s adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey. It says a majority of boys and girls who date describe themselves as both victims and perpetrators.

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Study: Peers biggest factor in solar-energy purchases

Who chooses to install solar panels on their roof? You might assume that the people who do so are probably fairly rich (an average installation can cost around $35,000, prior to tax credits or other incentives), and most assuredly, politically liberal. They can afford it, and it fits their v…

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Entire series: Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Entire series: Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Part 1: Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

October 22, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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'Small, fuzzy' comet image could tell a lot

'Small, fuzzy' comet image could tell a lot

UA's HiRISE camera caught the speeding bullet of a comet Sunday.

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Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats

Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats

Lower-dose, pot-infused treats called the Rookie Cookie are offered to customers at The Growing Kitchen in Boulder, Colo. 

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Gas pains; teen sleep and revising early school start times

Gas pains; teen sleep and revising early school start times

Q: Sometimes I get excruciating gas pains. They usually go away after a little flatulence or going to the bathroom. What can I do to stop the agony? It always happens at the most inconvenient times! — Scott S., Dallas

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Be an informed patient; get healthier

Be an informed patient; get healthier

A revolution that's making consumers healthier: tracking your doc's notes on you.

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Nabhan discusses economic value of local food production

Nabhan discusses economic value of local food production

Tucson food expert offers ways to solve health and economic problems.

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Some people are hardwired to be more trusting

Some people are hardwired to be more trusting

How do you decide if you can trust someone? Is it based on their handshake, the way they look you in the eye or perhaps their body language?

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Free mammograms offered Saturday in Tucson

Free mammograms offered Saturday in Tucson

They're being paid for by Jim Click Automotive for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Closed Patagonia mines send orange sludge into creeks

Closed Patagonia mines send orange sludge into creeks

Toxic heavy metals may have leached into the water during heavy rains.

October 15, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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CDC admits missteps in Ebola fight

CDC admits missteps in Ebola fight

Health workers carry the body of a person suspected to have died from Ebola on the streets of Monrovia, Liberia, where some nurses defied calls for a strike by those seeking hazard pay and reported for work Monday. 

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How plasma transfusions, antibodies fight Ebola

How plasma transfusions, antibodies fight Ebola

Dr. Kent Brantly

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UA hosts art show exploring beauty in science

UA hosts art show exploring beauty in science

Art and science meet up at exhibit at the UA's Lunar and Planetary Lab.

October 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Special report: Ebola

Special report: Ebola

The latest Ebola news and a timeline will keep readers informed.

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Understanding depression; tracking the fracking

Understanding depression; tracking the fracking

Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen answer readers' questions.

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Breast cancer facts that can save your life

Breast cancer facts that can save your life

Knowing how to control your risk for breast cancer is paramount.

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Melanoma Walk is Saturday, Nov. 1

Melanoma Walk is Saturday, Nov. 1

The University of Arizona Cancer Center's fifth annual melanoma walk is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 1

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Some common questions about ACA enrollment

Some common questions about ACA enrollment

Open enrollment for health coverage via the ACA runs Nov. 15-Feb. 15.

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Influential Tucson environmentalist gets tree in her name

Influential Tucson environmentalist gets tree in her name

After 25 years running Trees for Tucson, Joan Lionetti honored with oak. 

October 12, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Hayden, Miami smelters slated for upgrades

Hayden, Miami smelters slated for upgrades

Federal regulations will cut sulfur dioxide emissions 85 percent at the smelters.

October 11, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Mexican authorities pinpoint cause of mine spill

Mexican authorities pinpoint cause of mine spill

Official with Mexican environmental agency explains why authorities couldn't stop spill and how they'll hold the company accountable.

October 11, 2014 5:10 pm Photos

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Programs bring new life on Kitt Peak

Programs bring new life on Kitt Peak

It may no longer be the national observatory, but its biggest telescopes have landed new scientific projects.

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Scientists predict post-wildfire erosion risks

Scientists predict post-wildfire erosion risks

New computer tools can estimate landslide areas like Teller County, Colorado, where hay bales battled erosion in the past.

October 10, 2014 2:40 pmLoading…

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