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Health & Medicine

METRO WEEK: Local Health-Care Systems Changing

May 22, 2015


Many Tucson-area hospitals partnering with other health care organizations


Arizona Cancer Charities Accused of Scam

May 19, 2015


Four cancer charities charged in federal court with bilking donors.


UA Researcher Wins $792K Grant for Cancer Study

May 19, 2015


Pascale Charest seeks causes of breast cancer metastasis and treatment to stop it.


Drug Cartels Target Indian Country and Vulnerable People

May 12, 2015


Addiction high among Native Americans, where unemployment can lead them to drug trade.


Newly Approved Rattlesnake Anti-Venom Under UA Study

May 11, 2015


Drug is second OK'd by FDA for treatment; up to 200 Arizonans are bitten each year.


Health Officials Seek Higher Child Vaccination Rates

May 6, 2015


Number of optional exemptions still more than officials recommend for protection.


Arizona's First "Fisher House" to be Built in Tucson

May 5, 2015


Home will benefit military service members, veterans and their families.


Service Providers Work to End Homelessness in Tucson

May 5, 2015


Goal: End veterans' homelessness by end of this year, all homelessness by 2017.


Community Program Aims to Slow Progression of Dementia

Apr 30, 2015


'Elder Care' helps people with memory loss stay physically and mentally active.