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More Home Health Stories from Apr 2015

We take a look at a Tucson man who says he improved on an existing idea that will help people to quit smoking.

Tucson VA to Reduce Hospital's Smoking Areas

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

Apr 16, 2015
A new emergency communication network in Pima County is intended to help connect emergency responders who work in disparate public safety agencies.

UA Research: Twitter Helps Predict Emergency Room Visits

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

Apr 16, 2015

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

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

Apr 15, 2015

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

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

Apr 14, 2015

Research: Immigrants Seek Health Care Less Than Most

Data contradicts narrative that undocumented people burden to system.

Apr 13, 2015

Navajo Nation 'Junk Food' Tax Clashes with Economics

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

Apr 13, 2015

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

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

Apr 10, 2015

Debate Escalates over Health Services for Migrant Girls

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

Apr 8, 2015

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

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

Apr 7, 2015

Navajo Junk Food Tax Takes Effect Wednesday

2% tax on chips, cookies, soda, other items aimed at reducing obesity, diabetes, heart disease.

Apr 1, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey addresses a joint session of the Arizona Legislature, Jan. 12, 2015.

Ducey Defends Abortion Restrictions in New Law

Bill he signed this week requires women to be told about reversal option.

Mar 31, 2015
A bus bench features art from the students at Miles Exploratory Learning Center on March 31, 2015.

Students Aim to Curb Smoking, Raise Awareness at Bus Stop

Student-created art features tobacco-free messages on Sun Tran bench in front of Miles School.

Mar 31, 2015

Flu Cases Wane, But Season Not Over Yet

Winter has been 'average,' with cases spread evenly rather than spiking, health officials say.

Mar 30, 2015

Former UA Marijuana Researcher Restarting in Phoenix

Terminated in Tucson, she gains approval for federally sanctioned study on PTSD effects.

Mar 27, 2015
Joyce Morgan (center), Director of Crisis Services for the Crisis Response Center, and H. Clarke Romans (right), Executive Director of NAMI of Southern Arizona, discuss mental illness in our community.

Weekend Walk Aims to Raise Mental Health Awareness

9th annual NAMIWalks event expected to draw thousands of participants to South Side.

Mar 27, 2015

Latinos Increase Health Coverage Under Federal Law

Affordable Care Act enrollments up sharply in ethnic group nationally; Arizona figures not known.

Mar 26, 2015

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