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Organizer Joe Roberts and Navy Veteran Ken Dowse tell us about their appreciation to veterans and inform us about Veterans Day Parade that will be held downtown Tucson.

UPDATED: Senate Vet Affairs Comm OKs Hearing on PHX VA

Committee will look into recent allegations that about 40 Arizona veterans died while awaiting medical appointments.

Apr 24, 2014

Conference to Raise Mental Health Awareness Among Faith Leaders

Day-long conference aims to explore intersection between faith, mental illness; highlight suicide prevention, related issues.

Apr 24, 2014

Brewer's Pause on New Regs Has No Economic Effect, Study Says

Grand Canyon Institute report shows intended job creation, economic growth did not occur.

Apr 23, 2014

6 CPS Senior Employees Fired Over Un-Investigated Cases

They were part of staff who orchestrated a plan that led to more than 6,500 abuse, neglect reports to close without investigation.

Apr 23, 2014

Brewer Vetoes AHCCCS Work-Rule, Time-Limit Legislation

Bill was sponsored by House Speaker Andy Tobin; would have forced recipients to get a job, limit some to a max of 5 years of insurance.

Apr 23, 2014

Border Clinic Providing Free Care for More Than 40 Years

Impoverished children from Mexico with a variety of disabilities travel to St. Andrew's Children's Clinic once a month for medical attention.

Apr 22, 2014

Report: AZ Worse Than Natl Average for 'Food Insecurity'

A new study by the nonprofit Feeding America says 1 in 5 Arizonans are affected by hunger; more alarming 1 in 4 children are struggling to eat.

Apr 22, 2014

UPDATED: Navajo Council Resurrection of Junk Food Tax Bill Fails

Earlier this year, the Navajo Nation Council approved an additional 2 percent sales tax on snacks high in fat, salt and sugar but tribal president vetoed measure.

Apr 22, 2014
John Galgiani, M.D., the director for the Valley Fever Center for Excellence, tells us about valley fever, a lung infection caused by a fungus that lives in Southwestern soil.

Tucson Ranks 4th Best in US for People with Asthma

The dry heat of Southern Arizona has long drawn people with respiratory problems; new study says city's air quality ideal.

Apr 21, 2014

Reported Delayed Medical Attention Leads to Vets Deaths

U.S. Sens. John McCain, Jeff Flake say congressional committees looking into allegations that up to 40 AZ veterans died waiting for appointments.

Apr 18, 2014

Confronting Suicide Part 4: Reporters' Notebook

3 AZPM producers discuss their findings in researching suicide prevention efforts for teens, college students, elderly.

Apr 17, 2014

Initial OK for Easier Prosecution in Cases of Assisted Suicide

Arizona Senate gives initial approval of legislation that would facilitate attorneys to prosecute people for manslaughter for assisting in suicide.

Apr 16, 2014

Extra Licensing for Health Care Navigators Passes Senate

Arizona Senate OKs with 19-10 vote; proponents say the requirements protect consumers who share private from identity theft.

Apr 16, 2014

Confronting Suicide Part 3: Suicide Among Elderly

In Arizona and across U.S., people 55 and older have highest suicide rateā€”but deaths underreported and often ignored.

Apr 16, 2014

Confronting Suicide Part 2: Prevention Top Focus for Colleges

8% of UA students say they've seriously thought about suicide. National prevention effort started by parents of UA student who took his life in 1998.

Apr 15, 2014

Confronting Suicide Part 1: Teen Suicides

In Arizona, percentage of high school students injured or poisoned in suicide attempt almost doubled from 2003 to 2013.

Apr 14, 2014

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