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Health & Medicine

Tucson VA to Reduce Hospital's Smoking Areas

Apr 16, 2015


Officials say move helps veterans who are quitting, matches other health-care facilities.


UA Research: Twitter Helps Predict Emergency Room Visits

Apr 16, 2015


Study matched information from 'tweets,' air sensors and medical records


Part 2: Domestic Violence Issue 'Huge,' Head of Shelter Says

Apr 15, 2015


1 in 4 women will be victims; 12,000 calls annually in Pima County, yet incidents are under-reported.


Part 1: Pima Sheriff's Domestic Violence Plan a National Model

Apr 14, 2015


Sergeant says agency goes beyond standard for response to separate perpetrators, victims.


Research: Immigrants Seek Health Care Less Than Most

Apr 13, 2015


Data contradicts narrative that undocumented people burden to system.


Navajo Nation 'Junk Food' Tax Clashes with Economics

Apr 13, 2015


Half of population living in poverty; for them, snack foods are cheaper than fresh, healthy products.


How Family Drug Court Led One Parent to Get Her Kids Back

Apr 10, 2015


Graduate and recovery specialist, both recovering addicts, describe how program benefited them.


Debate Escalates over Health Services for Migrant Girls

Apr 8, 2015


Conference of Catholic Bishops says no abortions or emergency contraception for girls at its shelters.


Alzheimer's Will 'Overwhelm Us' Without Research Dollars, Academics Say

Apr 7, 2015


A Tucson family learns how the disease changes a husband, father and grandfather.