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Banner chief: COVID hospitalizations have 'plateaued,' warns against Ivermectin use

The chief of Arizona largest hospital network said Wednesday that hospitalization from COVID-19 have plateaued in recent weeks, and that about one-quarter of all patients were hospitalized because of the novel coronavirus. ... Read more»

String of fatal poisonings from toxic hand sanitizer highlights limits of FDA powers

Toxicologists in New Mexico and Arizona caught wind of a disturbing trend in May. Adults had been hospitalized after drinking hand sanitizer made with methanol.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: 'Stamp out Hunger' this Saturday

Interviews with Sen. Linda Lopez, Dr. Keith Boesen of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, Tucson Weekly's Jim Nintzel, TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, Bill Carnegie of the Community Food Bank of Arizona and Dan Turrentine of the Letter Carriers Association, plus Councilman Paul Cunningham... Read more»

Budget cuts bitter pill for UA poison center

Tucson's poison control center may be due for painful cuts if a new federal budget is passed. The plan working its way through Congress includes a 93 percent cut to funding for poison control centers nationwide. ... Read more»