Health and Medicine

State Prepares to Launch Opioid Hotline for Health Care Providers

Mar 2, 2018 Hotline will offer doctors assistance with treating patients who are using opioids.

Do Social Media Posts About Exercise Motivate? It's Not Black or White, Study Says

Mar 2, 2018 UA researcher says users can experience both concern and motivation when viewing posts.

Biologist: This Year's Flu Season to be More Damaging Than 2009

Feb 26, 2018 Since October, the flu has been linked to 523 deaths in Arizona.

Audit: Arizona Owes Feds Millions in Uncollected Drug Rebates

Feb 23, 2018 Report recommends the state account for the $37 million shortfall.

Flu Reports are Down, But Flu Season Isn't Over Yet

Feb 16, 2018 Health officials warn that a second spike is always possible.

Game and Fish: Fox-Bite Victim May Need Medical Attention

Feb 15, 2018 Woman reported being "nipped" Tuesday night at Saguaro National Park East.

Public Comment on Medicaid Changes Closing

Feb 5, 2018 Monday is the last day to give your opinion on AHCCCS changes

Flu Cases Down in Pima County, Statewide

Jan 25, 2018 New reported cases have decreased for two consecutive weeks.

State-University Partnership Formed to Fight Opioid Crisis

Jan 24, 2018 UA and the Department of Health Services are receiving a $2.2 million grant for training.

Legislators Using Health Care for Children as a Bargaining Chip

Jan 19, 2018 There are 25,000 children in Arizona covered by CHIP.

Number of Flu Cases Spikes Early in the Season, Health Official Says

Jan 8, 2018 The number of reported cases is 16 times greater than it was last year.

As Valley Fever Cases Grow, Research Aims to Improve Diagnoses, Treatment

Dec 26, 2017 A UA study center looks at effects of delayed diagnoses, hopes to pioneer rapid test.

Influenza Now 'Widespread' in Arizona

Dec 20, 2017 Weekly case reports doubled last week in Pima County, statewide.

Premature Births Increase in Arizona, US

Dec 20, 2017 It's the first rise in the rate of premature births in eight years.

Red Cross Sees Fewer Donations This Time Of Year

Dec 19, 2017 Red Cross needs to collect 620 blood donations a day to meet the needs in Arizona.

Episode 345: The News That Impacted Arizonans in 2017

Dec 15, 2017 A look back at what we covered and what it will mean in 2018.

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