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Differences and Dwarfism
On a special Arizona Spotlight: Pima County Public Library celebrates diversity; a rare kind of bone health clinic in Phoenix; a roundtable talk from three people living with dwarfism; why the lack of dolls that reflect differences is a problem.
Episode 338: The Future of Funding for Community Health Centers
Federal funding is in limbo for services for rural communities and children; and the UA is expanding its pharmacy classes.
UA Researchers Look at Mental Impairment After Heart Surgery
Some people experience cognitive difficulties following coronary bypass surgery.
TPD Warns of Fake Oxycodone in Tucson's Illicit Drug Market
The pills can contain other substances, including lethal doses of opioids like fentanyl.
UA Researcher Develops Snake Bite Treatment
Novel combination of carbon monoxide and iron delays venom's damaging effects.
Goldwater Institute Sues FDA for Info on Ebola Drug Approval
The FDA originally turned down a FOIA request, saying it was protecting trade secrets.
Arizona Naturopaths Asking to Expand Medical Authority
A group wants the Legislature will close a loophole that limits their purview.
Episode 335: Health Care in Arizona, As Another Attempt to Repeal Stalls
Stakeholders in Arizona monitor and analyze the ups and downs of the ongoing health care debate.
Time Running Out for Community Health Funding
Lack of congressional action puts local health care providers in trouble, like El Rio Health Center.
Obamacare Repeal Will Cost AZ Economy
A report from ASU predicts recession if health care jobs are eliminated.
Link Between Depression, Dementia To Be Studied
Among those with dementia, 15%-45% also diagnosed with depression.
Gov Ducey Backs Latest Plan to Repeal Obamacare
In a tweet he calls the Graham-Cassidy plan the "best path forward."
Episode 155: Getting Healthy Food into Tucson Schools
Also, a landmark designation for Barrio Viejo, a device offering hope to those with macular degeneration, and a changing downtown.
Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts
State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.
State Supreme Court To Hear Medicaid Funding Case
Arizona conservatives say the funding mechanism is unconstitutional.
Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus
Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.
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