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Arizona Abortion Seekers Will Face More Questions From Providers

A newly signed bill requires doctors to ask additional questions and share answers with the state.

Hospitals in Tucson, Southwest Looking to Lure Patients from Mexico

A tourism group and hospitals in the Southwest are investing in ways to attract patients and facilitate care.

Ducey Signs Bill Requiring Abortion Questions, Reporting

Providers obligated to ask why a woman is having an abortion; the patient is not required to answer.

UA Researchers Turn Up Heat for Biochemical Study

A study is looking at how human sweat can provide insights on body systems.

Banner Health Settles Lawsuit Over Medicare Claims for $18M

Suit accused health provider of submitting unnecessary and falsified claims.

UA Student's Non-Opioid Pain Relief Research Highlighted in DC

Lindsey Chew's work is leading her to pursue a physician-scientist career path.

Bill Requiring Abortion Reporting Passes Arizona House

Doctors would be required to tell why an abortion is performed

Couple Discovers They're a Perfect Match For Living-Donor Process

A conversation of the process for Donate Life Month; a transplant surgeon discusses the need for donors in Southern Arizona.

Agents’ Mental Health; Monastery Development; Organ Donation

Developer Ross Rulney explains how he plans to preserve Tucson's Benedictine Monastery.

Possibly Rabid Fox Spotted in Saguaro National Park

Animal approached hiker Wednesday.

Bill Aims to Reduce Rate of Suicide Among Farmers

The proposal would create outlets like counseling for agricultural workers under financial and emotional stress.

Tucson Doctor Charged Over Illegal Prescriptions

David Alan Ruben allegedly prescribed opioids after being ordered to stop

Flu Reports Still Active: Not Too Late to Get Vaccine

Arizona Department of Health Services sees rise in influenza B strain.

Health Officials Ready for Earlier Ozone Season

High levels of ground-level ozone, a summertime pollutant, are detected earlier.

Cochise County to Join Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers

County claims it spends hundred of thousands of dollars each year combatting problems stemming from opioid addiction.

Older Folks in US Projected to Outnumber Children for First Time in History

Local numbers mirror trends identified in the Census Bureau report.

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