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Senate candidate Kelly says US can lower prescription drug prices
The Democrat told Tucson residents that health care can be improved incrementally.
Pima County rejects age increase for tobacco purchases
Retailers and anti-tobacco advocates opposed it for several reasons.
Planned Parenthood Arizona hires new outreach leader
Lola Bovell says she has a plan to educate Arizona leaders and residents on the state of reproductive rights.
Tucsonans debate details of raising the legal age to buy tobacco
The county is proposing changes to who gets punished and what the punishment should be.
Arizona health experts sound alarm on vaping
A rise in illnesses and deaths prompt experts to advise caution.
UA breaks ground on center that will help turn bioscience research into business
The facility will provide business training and lab space to entrepreneurs in the life sciences.
More West Nile Virus cases being seen throughout Southwest
Arizona has the most cases of any state this year.
CDC reports mumps outbreak in migrant detention facilities
They found 900 confirmed and probable mumps cases among migrants in 57 detention facilities over the past year.
Pima County wants public input on smoking age
The proposal would raise the age to purchase tobacco to 21, including vaping e-cigarettes.
Report: US Native American health agency at crossroads
The Indian Health Service has been plagued with problems standing in the way of delivering health care.
Pima County moves to stop hepatitis A outbreak
More than 220 cases have been confirmed so far this year.
Tiny molecules can make a big impact in the battle against disease
UA research into anti-microbial peptides could help develop therapeutic drugs.
Ducey backs court orders to require mental health evaluations
The governor said law enforcement needs tools to keep firearms away from people with mental health problems.
TUSD moves closer toward approving new sex education curriculum
The district's sex ed policies have not been updated since 2006.
Pascua Yaqui Tribe starts building new health services center
The building will centralize specialty clinics and other social services available to tribal members.
Agencies urge drowning vigilance in deadly month of August
Drowning Impact Awareness Month draws attention to the increase in drownings this time of year.
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