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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.

Food bank teaches nutrition and effective food shopping

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona trains families to save money and eat nutritiously.

TUSD takes steps to update its sex ed curriculum

The proposed update will have a more evidence- and research-based focus.

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