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Health & Medicine

EPA Proposes Ban On Drain Disposal Of Pharmaceutical Waste

Sep 1, 2015


Rule would apply to chemotherapy drugs, blood thinners, nicotine and certain nutritional supplements.


Dated Technology Hinders Grand Canyon Search And Rescue Efforts

Sep 1, 2015


Increased visitors, inconsistent radio communication put strain on first responders


First Responders Get Training on Sexual Assault Trauma

Aug 28, 2015


Aim is to improve cooperation in multidisciplinary teams including police, attorneys, doctors


Arizona Medicaid Fee Is Constitutional, Judge Rules

Aug 26, 2015


Ruling is a blow to Republican lawmakers who opposed the hospital assessment that paid for extended services


New Emergency Room Coming to Douglas

Aug 19, 2015


Three weeks after losing a hospital, the Douglas community gets some good news


Surgeon Tackles ‘Medjacking’ - Hacking of Medical Devices

Aug 18, 2015


UA's Armstrong helps lead national efforts to protect pacemakers, IV pumps, more.


VA to Host Mental Health Summit in Tucson

Aug 17, 2015


Public gathering Tuesday shows services available to veterans and their families.


AZ WEEK: Diversifying the Health-Care Workforce

Aug 7, 2015


University of Arizona programs works to spark interest among minorities starting in high school.


Ducey Seeks Medicaid Revamp to Lower State's Costs

Aug 3, 2015


Plan requires increased co-pays, savings from one-quarter of Medicaid recipients.