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Without Eye Protection, Even a Peek at the Eclipse is Dangerous

Children and young adults are particularly at risk without safety glasses.

"When We Are in Our Addiction, We Are Not Living."

Arizona Spotlight devotes an episode to understanding addiction, including two stories of recovery from destructive eating habits..

Farewell to The King of the Monsters

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Opioid addicts struggle to get their recovery covered; astronomical events in the works of William Shakespeare; and a folktale from India in "The Drum & The Story".

Opioid Addicts Struggle to Get Their Recovery Covered

Some opioid substitution drugs like Suboxone are not covered by insurance for those fighting opioid addiction in Arizona.

Scientists Use Tobacco Plant As Cheap, Scalable Zika Vaccine Factory

The plant-based approach could be a more viable solution for low-to-middle-income countries.

Laying the Groundwork for Mental Health Education in Arizona Schools

Local NAMI chapter to helm planning process for stigma-fighting initiative.

Blood Shortage Continues in Southern Arizona

Red Cross collections sites open every day in August

Banner to Open 'Quick Care' Clinics in Supermarkets

Safeways in Tucson, Phoenix will host pilot project.

Doctor Sees the Light with Pain Control: Green LED

Physician found headache relief under trees, triggering study.

Episode 327: Repairing the Sewer Pipe Crossing the Border in Nogales

Plus: A bipartisan group with a health care agenda, and a look at the Port of Tucson and Arizona railroad history.

Arizona Politicians Look to Drive Health Care Debate

Arizona officials are not sitting on the sideline when it comes to the future of health insurance

Bipartisan Group Advances Plan to 'Stabilize' Health Insurance

The 'Problem Solvers Caucus' is adamant it is not a 'repeal and replace' proposal.

McCain Returns to Arizona for Brain Cancer Treatment

The senator plans to continue his normal work schedule and return to D.C. following recess.

McCain Files Amendments to Health Care Bill

The senator wants to extend phase-out period of Medicaid and adjust it for inflation.

UA Athletics Looks at Brain Health of All Athletes, Not Just Football Players

Same approach to other injuries: long-term treatment and recovery.

McCain Urges Bipartisanship in Return to Senate

The senator from Arizona spoke following a vote to debate health care reform.

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