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More Home Health Stories from Oct 2016

We talk to Michael Worobey, UA Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, about new research about the evolution of the flu.

UA Study: HIV's First US Foothold Was in 1970s

A man referred to as "Patient Zero" was also misidentified, researchers said.

Oct 26, 2016
Eller College

UA Health Management Program Receives $2.5M Gift

The endowment keeps a health care management program running.

Oct 17, 2016

NAU Crew Finds Bacteria Clue by Scooping Pooch Poo

Researcher hypothesizes dogs may spread bacterium, normally found in hospitals.

Oct 14, 2016

24-Hour Zika, West Nile Hotline Now Staffed in Pima County

Information and reporting on mosquito-borne diseases available.

Oct 11, 2016

Event Looks to Raise AIDS Awareness in Latino Community

The stigma surrounding testing has contributed to the disproportionate rate in the group.

Oct 5, 2016
Breast Cancer ribbon

Breast Cancer Awareness: Chance to Show Support

More than 34,000 women in Arizona will be diagnosed this year.

Oct 3, 2016
A screenshot of the Kidenga disease-tracking app.

Phone App Helps Track Zika, Other Diseases

UA-developed app allows people to report mosquitoes, disease symptoms to public health officials.

Sep 28, 2016
Cigarette in hand

Smoking in Arizona at Historic Low, 14% of Adults: Report

State officials credit higher awareness of health effects in last 5 years.

Sep 28, 2016

Prop 205: Sharp Divisions over Legalizing Marijuana in Arizona

State could become fifth to legalize it for recreational use; governor leads opposition.

Sep 27, 2016
An interview with Dr. Leslie Boyer about the new FDA approved drug, called Anascorp, which is a scorpion antivenom produced in Mexico and tested in clinical trials conducted through the University of Arizona.

UA Professor Works to Replace Coral Snake Antivenom

'Race against time' to finish trials before complete shortage.

Sep 19, 2016
The University of Arizona and BICAS, Bicycle Inter-Community Arts and Salvage, are working on a project to try to recycle bicycles abandoned by students who leave for the summer.

Ajo to Fight Chronic Disease, on Two Wheels

A project is sending the town community bicycles to promote public health.

Sep 19, 2016

Lower Costs, Improved Health Care See Progress in Tucson

Plus: update from Caterpillar; what's next for ITT Tech students; teens in government.

Sep 16, 2016

30 Zika Cases Reported in Arizona Since Outbreak Began

More than a third of all cases reported in state came in last month.

Sep 12, 2016

US Grants Arizona $2M for Help with Health Insurance

Open enrollment for federal insurance plan is around the corner.

Sep 7, 2016

University of Arizona Considers Ban on E-Cigarettes

Cigarettes, pipes and chewing tobacco were banned on campus in 2014.

Sep 6, 2016

Arizona Adult Obesity Rate Falls for First Time Since 2011

28.4% of state's adults are overweight, study finds, risking diabetes, other problems.

Sep 6, 2016

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