Changing seasons in the desert

While fall may seem almost mythical in the desert, to those with a trained eye, the months of September, October and November bring about a big change in the Tucson valley. Read more

Cannabis and cancer: another connection

Marijuana, cannabis, hemp -- all are synonyms for the more common term "weed." The common misconception surrounding the dried flowers of Cannabis sativa? That their sole use and purpose is to make you high. Read more

Is it venomous?

Arizona is the venom capital of the U.S., and most of the venomous creatures can be found within an hour drive of Tucson. Read more

Tracking the bites

Since January 1, 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recorded over 5,500 cases of Zika virus in the United States and 37,000 in U.S. territories, making tracking disease-carrying mosquitos a public heath cause. Read more