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AZ WEEK: Drug Addiction and Heroin 'Pandemic' in Arizona
More than 2,000 people are being treated for opiate addiction in Pima County alone.
Douglas Clinic Expands Emergency Care Offering
More services come after town's only hospital closes; residents can stay close to home.
UA-Developed Device Aims to Speed Infection Diagnosis
System uses a smartphone to observe and measure sample
AZ Week: Rural Hospitals Disappear Nationwide
Arizona border community of Douglas lost its hospital in July; Bisbee, Sierra Vista pick up the slack.
Affordable Care Act Insurance Rolls Decline in Arizona
154,000 have coverage through federal marketplace, reduction of 6.7% in three months.
ASU Research: Colon Cancer Cells Trick Body to Spread
Inflammation actively encourages the spread of cancerous cells.
Why Are Arizona, US Losing Hospitals in Rural Areas?
57 facilities, including one Douglas, have closed in the last 5 years.
Dated Technology Hinders Grand Canyon Search And Rescue Efforts
Increased visitors, inconsistent radio communication put strain on first responders
New Emergency Room Coming to Douglas
Three weeks after losing a hospital, the Douglas community gets some good news
Surgeon Tackles ‘Medjacking’ - Hacking of Medical Devices
UA's Armstrong helps lead national efforts to protect pacemakers, IV pumps, more.
VA to Host Mental Health Summit in Tucson
Public gathering Tuesday shows services available to veterans and their families.
AZ WEEK: Diversifying the Health-Care Workforce
University of Arizona programs works to spark interest among minorities starting in high school.
Ducey Seeks Medicaid Revamp to Lower State's Costs
Plan requires increased co-pays, savings from one-quarter of Medicaid recipients.
Douglas' Only Hospital Closing Friday, Won't Reopen
'Closed for good,' says lawyer representing Cochise Regional Hospital's parent company.
Hospital in Douglas May Shut Its Doors Friday
Facility loses Medicare payments; it's among hundreds of rural health operations imperiled in US.
Is Arizona Medicaid Funding Mechanism a 'Tax' or a 'Fee'?
Judge to decide if assessment on hospitals violates state Constitution's two-thirds vote provision.
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