Health and Medicine

Obstetrician appeals decision over Arizona abortion law

Mar 2, 2023 The suit seeks to reverse an Arizona Court of Appeals ruling that said doctors couldn’t be charged for performing abortions in the first 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Poison control, dispensaries on alert as kids who accidentally eat marijuana edibles rises

Feb 26, 2023 Parents are advised to treat edibles like household cleansers or weapons – locked away from their children.

COVID detectives still dogged by disinformation

Feb 24, 2023 Researchers continue confirming the source of the coronavirus at a Chinese wet market

Book author delves into COVID-19 detective research

Feb 20, 2023 David Quammen will be among the presenters at the Tucson Festival of Books.

Crisis stabilization: What happens after the call?

Feb 17, 2023 A look at possible next steps for Arizonans in crisis

The Buzz: How Arizona's 988 mental health crisis number works

Feb 17, 2023 A look at how the program came to be, what happens when someone calls it and what comes after.

DPS: Crash that closed I-10 likely caused by issue with truck driver

Feb 16, 2023 Officials also say toxic gas released in the crash has likely dissipated.

Interstate 10 open after 26-hour closure due to HAZMAT situation

Feb 15, 2023 Leaking nitric acid from a commercial truck caused toxic fumes to spread through the area.

Health officials warn of prolonged exposure to gas from recent acid spill on I-10

Feb 15, 2023 The gas released from the nitric acid can cause some lung issues if exposure lasts longer than 15 minutes.

Cullen withdraws from nomination to head AZ Dept. of Health Services

Feb 14, 2023 Pima County says Dr. Theresa Cullen is returning to her previous job heading its health department.

Senate committee rejects Cullen nomination to lead AZDHS

Feb 9, 2023 Her support for COVID restrictions drew Republican opposition.

NFL will offer free CPR training during Super Bowl week

Feb 4, 2023 The NFL and American Heart Association will provide free CPR education throughout the week as part the NFL Experience at the Phoenix Convention Center.

UA swimmer dies of bacterial infection

Feb 3, 2023 No connection to COVID or vaccine in ME's statement.

Record breaking Affordable Care Act health insurance sign ups

Jan 26, 2023 Average Arizona families will save over $4,700 in yearly premiums.

Three years on, COVID-19 no longer grabs headlines, still poses a threat

Jan 5, 2023 It hits the elderly hardest, it spikes in summer and winter, it killed men in Arizona at sharply higher rates t

Researchers suggest new tools to study cancer

Jan 4, 2023 Engineering could hold the key to the next advance in solving the puzzle.

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