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Basketballs and drills: UA scientists designing innovative ventilator prototypes

A cross-disciplinary group is working to supplement the supply of life-saving health equipment diminished by the pandemic.

'Horse healers' give Pascua Yaqui kids a therapy option

The Kava'i Hitevi program at Tortuga Ranch allows youths and their families to share their feelings through equine therapy.

'Like a freight train we can’t stop': Health care workers prepare for the worst

As Arizona health care workers brace for a surge of COVID-19 patients, experts warn of the burden on their mental health.

Health workers, aid groups step in to fill Spanish-language gap around COVID-19

More than 1 million people speak Spanish at home in Arizona, but official coronavirus bilingual communication has lagged.

Remembering Richard Elías

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero calls Elías' death a 'huge loss.'

Arizona hospital group says target for adding beds is a tall order, but possible

The governor has ordered hospitals to increase bed capacity by 50% by the end of April.

Low testing rates give misleading picture of virus spread in Arizona, experts say

Arizona could be closer to New York and Washington state than test numbers indicate.

Arizona health director expects COVID-19 illnesses to peak in April, hospitalizations in May

Gov. Ducey on Thursday issued an order to hospitals to develop plans to increase capacity.

Advice to parents: Listen, be flexible and cut yourselves a break

A school psychology professor offers suggestions to parents during school closures related to the new coronavirus.

UA student tests positive for COVID-19, describes experience

The student, who is recovering in quarantine, says she was tested because she had asthma.

Caruso's, other local restaurants counting on takeout and delivery to make it through virus

Restaurants have few options after Tucson adopted the White House's latests COVID-19 guidelines.

Arizona working to define and protect its waterways cut from Clean Water Act

The state needs to fill a regulatory gap following the new "Waters of the U.S." rule.

Some pushing for wider distribution of opioid-overdose antidote

With hundreds of overdoses so far this year, law enforcement and health workers are using naloxone to save lives.

Groups say development incentives are gentrifying Tucson

Activists say GPLET agreements drive up rents. The reality is more complicated.

As Western coal plants close, what happens to their water?

Closures looming, communities are starting to discuss how this newly freed up water should be put to use.

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