Health and Medicine

Research Ties Urban Flu Patterns to Population Density, Climate

Oct 10, 2018 Researchers say there's more to the spread of flu than the expected seasonal patterns.

Tucson VA Medical Center Drops to Lowest Ranking

Oct 5, 2018 Hospital chief of staff says staff is focused on doing better

Arizona Company Recalls Beef Possibly Contaminated With Salmonella

Oct 4, 2018 An investigation found 57 people have become ill so far.

Arizona Opioid Helpline Takes More Than 1,000 Calls, Officials Say

Oct 2, 2018 The 24/7 service is being touted as the first of its kind in the nation.

Mobile Health Clinics in Arizona Funded by Mexican Government

Sep 24, 2018 The clinics offer services to underserved communities and Mexican citizens in the state.

CDC: The Impact of Alzheimer’s Will Double by 2060

Sep 24, 2018 Health, social and economic costs, as the number of older Americans is projected to more than double by 2060.

Families Living with Autism Getting Support in Tucson

Sep 21, 2018 UA Pima County Cooperative Extension offering free, nine-session program.

FDA Cracking Down On E-Cigarettes

Sep 20, 2018 The agency's commissioner says the rate of teen vaping has reached an "epidemic proportion."

Cochise County to Hold Town Hall on Sewage Concerns

Sep 20, 2018 Vaccination clinic also set to prevent infection

UA Researchers Seek New Applications for MRI Technology

Sep 18, 2018 The high-resolution scans are being used to help doctors treat patients with cerebral palsy.

Report: Two Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Found Dead

Sep 17, 2018 The deaths of the wolves, one in Arizona and one in New Mexico, are under investigation.

Arizona Sues OxyContin Maker

Sep 10, 2018 Suit alleges violations of Arizona court order

Heat Deaths Climb in Phoenix, But Not in Tucson

Sep 10, 2018 Experts say Maricopa County is warmer due to an "urban heat island" effect.

TMC Sues Opioid Industry

Sep 7, 2018 The hospital is the first in Arizona to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Grant Funds Research to Fight Deadly Lung Disease

Sep 6, 2018 The University of Arizona College of Medicine seeks a cure for excessive scar tissue.

Illicit Opioid Seizures Rise as Prescriptions Drop

Aug 27, 2018 A discussion with DEA special agent in charge Doug Coleman.

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