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Self-Centered People Could be Secretly Depressed, Study Suggests

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UA Highlighting Brain Awareness Week With Free Talk

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Researcher Looks at Impact of Smartphones on Romantic Relationships

While it creates a direct line to our partners, dependency may mean distance.

Study to Examine Effects of Arizona Recession-Era Health Insurance Cutbacks

UA researchers are investigating how the state tried to deal with Recession budget shortfalls.

State Prepares to Launch Opioid Hotline for Health Care Providers

Hotline will offer doctors assistance with treating patients who are using opioids.

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Biologist: This Year's Flu Season to be More Damaging Than 2009

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Audit: Arizona Owes Feds Millions in Uncollected Drug Rebates

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Flu Reports are Down, But Flu Season Isn't Over Yet

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