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Health & Medicine

Banner Takeover of UAMC Comes at Midnight Friday

Feb 27, 2015

Deal worth up to $1B in works since last summer gives Phoenix health company 2 Tucson hospitals.

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak

Feb 25, 2015

California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.

Missed Insurance Deadline? Maybe Not.

Feb 23, 2015

Federal gov. extends window to buy health insurance to end of April to avoid tax penalty

Pima County Board Says No to Not Hiring Smokers

Feb 17, 2015

Supervisors OK $30 health insurance surcharge for workers who use tobacco or nicotine.

Tucsonans Get Help Buying Health Insurance

Feb 13, 2015

Deadline to enroll through federal marketplace is Sunday; potential fines for those without coverage.

Pima County Vaccination Rates for Kindergarteners High

Feb 12, 2015

County schools average 90%; one private school at 38% of students not fully immunized.

Health Insurance Marketplace Deadline in 5 Days

Feb 10, 2015

Second open enrollment season for Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Signups Top 170K in Arizona

Feb 5, 2015

Nearly 50% increase from last year, federal health officials report; deadline to enroll Feb. 15.

Ebola Legalities Subject of UA Panel Discussion

Feb 3, 2015

Former Surgeon General Carmona will lead conversation among lawyers, physicians Wednesday.