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Healing Faster From Broken Bones

UA professor seeks ways to help people recover from orthopedic injuries more quickly.

US Approves Work Rules for People on Arizona Medicaid

Adults considered "able bodied" must work or lose health care.

Sierra Vista to Run Controlled Burns Next Week

City hopes to head off mosquito growth near wastewater facility.

Tucson, Pima County Sue Opioid Industry

The suit claims manufacturers deceived the public about the addictive nature of opioids.

UA Research Could Help Reduce Disease-Spreading Mosquito Populations

The scientists found a way to make mosquito eggs inviable by blocking a specific protein.

State Bill Aims to Reduce Teen Vaping

The proposed law would provide a clearer definition of what an e-cigarette is.

Woman in Vegetative State for Decade Reportedly Gives Birth

The staff was reportedly unaware of the pregnancy, which has triggered a police investigation and reviews by state agencies.

Project Aims to Speed Up MRIs, Create Clearer Images

UA researchers say the technology will help diagnose diseases earlier.

Feelings of Loneliness Can Increase Around the Holidays, Professor Says

Dread and anxiety produced by high expectations can cause some to retreat emotionally.

Study: Americans Are Getting Less Sleep, Especially Blacks And Hispanics

A researcher says disparities could exacerbate social and health inequalities.

Researcher: Climate Change Could Worsen Mosquito-Borne Diseases

UA professor says globalization and increasing transportation also speed the spread of such diseases.

Combined Meth and Heroin Use More Prevalent, Doctor Says

Understanding how the brain responds to stimulants like meth.

UA Receives Grant to Train Nurses to Assist Sexual Assault Victims in Rural Areas

The nearly $1.5 million will boost training in examinations, forensics and behavioral health.

Sonora Zika Cases Continue to Climb

The number of reported cases in the northern Mexican state more than doubled in November.

Arizona Company Recalls More Beef Over Salmonella Fears

The USDA says all the products in question have been removed from stores, but may still be in people's freezers.

UA Team Targeting Brain Cancer With Genetic Research

The group conducts research on glioblastoma, the type of cancer that took Sen. John McCain's life.

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