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Health & Medicine

AZ WEEK: Drug Addiction and Heroin 'Pandemic' in Arizona

Oct 2, 2015

More than 2,000 people are being treated for opiate addiction in Pima County alone.

State Loses Round in Foster Care Civil Rights Case

Oct 1, 2015

Judge lets stand lawsuit alleging lack of health care for 17,000 children in state custody.

E. coli Bacteria Found in Saguaro Lake East of Phoenix

Sep 29, 2015

Tonto National Forest officials warn visitors to Butcher Jones Beach to 'swim at your own risk.'

Douglas Clinic Expands Emergency Care Offering

Sep 24, 2015

More services come after town's only hospital closes; residents can stay close to home.

UA-Developed Device Aims to Speed Infection Diagnosis

Sep 22, 2015

System uses a smartphone to observe and measure sample

Car Seat Safety Includes Registration in Case of Recall

Sep 16, 2015

Proper installation inspections free Saturday as part of Child Passenger Safety Week

AZ Week: Rural Hospitals Disappear Nationwide

Sep 11, 2015

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

Sep 9, 2015

154,000 have coverage through federal marketplace, reduction of 6.7% in three months.

Why Are Arizona, US Losing Hospitals in Rural Areas?

Sep 8, 2015

57 facilities, including one Douglas, have closed in the last 5 years.