Health and Medicine

2,200 Quarantined Over Mumps Outbreak at Immigration Centers

Mar 12, 2019 The outbreak has renewed long-held concerns over access to medical care at immigration facilities.

Tucson's Banner Health Hospitals Connecting Uninsured Patients to Services

Mar 12, 2019 The advisers will register patients for Medicaid and other low-income programs.

Arizona Science Roundtable: The Search for Certainty

Mar 11, 2019 UA College of Science Dean Joaquin Ruiz leads a group conversation with presenters from the 2019 UA Science Lecture Series

Why Some Parents Seek Vaccine Exemptions

Mar 8, 2019 UA researchers surveyed parents in Arizona to get their reasons.

Report Ranks Arizona Low for Well-Being of Infants

Mar 8, 2019 Understanding the findings with the Children's Action Alliance.

Tucson Professionals Raise Funds for 'Hygiene Pantry'

Mar 5, 2019 The project will provide free toiletries to Tucson Unified School District students and their families.

County Animal Shelter Offers Creature Comforts for Occupants

Mar 4, 2019 More space at Pima Anima Care Center's updated facility cuts down on crowding and improves health care.

Red Cross Looks to States Like Arizona for Critical Blood Donations

Feb 26, 2019 Cold temperatures nationally led to canceled appointments, but donors in Arizona and California may save the day.

Southern Arizona Business Group Offers Health Care Options

Feb 22, 2019 Area chambers of commerce came together make health insurance more affordable.

County Fires Up Debate Over New Tobacco Sales Measure

Feb 20, 2019 The ordinance would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21, including vaping products.

UA Researcher: Mind Does Not Always Rule Body

Feb 15, 2019 Professor Katalin Gothard says the body can influence our thinking more than we realize.

Deadly Blue 'Mexican Oxy' Pills Take Toll on US Southwest

Feb 15, 2019 The pills are part of a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled into the U.S. by the Sinaloa cartel.

Researchers Warn of Potential Harm From E-Cigarette Secondhand Vapor

Feb 14, 2019 Often touted as safer than regular cigarettes, studies show that vapor released by the devices is not "just water."

Microbes Aren't as Bad as You Might Think, Researchers Say

Feb 8, 2019 UA professor promotes findings that show certain bacteria are good for you.

Two Bills Could Set New Minimum Age for Tanning Salons

Feb 7, 2019 Sponsors of the proposals have spent nearly a decade trying to get the restrictions put into law.

Lawmakers Look to Bolster Oversight of Care Facilities After Rape

Feb 6, 2019 The legislation would require certain facilities to apply for a license.

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