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University of Arizona College of Medicine.
The University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson has reached its 50th anniversary and is looking ahead to the next half-century of training doctors to serve the state.
Nov. 17, 2017
Coconino County logo
Coconino County Health officials confirmed their first case of hantavirus this year.
Nov. 17, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Supreme Court on Friday morning upheld the legality of an assessment on hospitals that helps pay for health care for 400,000 Arizonans.
Nov. 17, 2017
Colorado River
The National Park Service is looking for ways to manage non-native aquatic species in the Colorado River system below Glen Canyon Dam.
Nov. 17, 2017
Deborah Geesling
East of downtown Phoenix on 24th and Van Buren streets some of Arizona’s most seriously mentally ill live and receive treatment.
Nov. 17, 2017
Power has shifted from the state to the county on monitoring dust and air quality around Tonopah near the giant Hickmans egg-laying facility. This comes after years of locals fighting for more control.
Nov. 17, 2017
centers for disease control cdc
The percentage of Americans carrying sexually transmitted diseases is at an all-time high, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Nov. 17, 2017
gcu cyber range laptops
Grand Canyon University and the Arizona Cyber Warfare Range opened a new range on campus. And what is a cyber warfare range stocked with but laptops, and people willing to learn.
Nov. 16, 2017
A University of Arizona research center is teaming up with a respiratory hospital in Denver to improve asthma care on the Navajo Nation.
Nov. 16, 2017
Phoenix City Cam photo
Arizonans were treated to an unusual spectacle Tuesday night as a fireball flashed across the sky around 8:30 p.m. The American Meteor Society received reports from six states describing the object, which flashed brighter than the full moon.
Nov. 15, 2017
Arizona Snowbowl
Despite an especially snowy season last year, Arizona Snowbowl has delayed the opening of this ski season in the midst of an unusually dry and warm fall.
Nov. 15, 2017
DNA representation
Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to cure a disease.
Nov. 15, 2017
Corn
In the move away from a reliance on fossil fuels, there’s been an increased push to use biofuels — the most common of which is probably made from corn.
Nov. 15, 2017
There are little worlds all around us that we either take for granted or simply pass by in the course of our everyday lives. Photographer Anand Varma does almost the opposite.
Nov. 15, 2017
Pills
A new survey out Wednesday morning shows most Americans believe birth control is an essential part of health care.
Nov. 15, 2017
NASA OSIRIS-REx
This week marks 25 years since more than 1,700 scientists, led by the Union of Concerned Scientists, issued a “warning to humanity” concerning the costs of continued environmental destruction. Now, they’ve issued another – this one signed by 15,000 scientists representing 184 countries.
Nov. 15, 2017
Air Pollution
Negotiators from nearly 200 countries, including the U.S., are currently in Bonn, Germany for climate change talks.
Nov. 14, 2017
wild horses
They are a symbol of the American West, but my next guest said wild horse populations have been growing at an unsustainable pace.
Nov. 14, 2017
Knees
Athletes have used some form of cold treatment for decades in the attempt to help their bodies recover from training or injuries.
Nov. 14, 2017
high blood pressure
New guidelines for hypertension mean many more Americans will be classified as having the disease.
Nov. 14, 2017

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