In the United States there are approximately as many firearms as inhabitants.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:
A flu case was confirmed in Pima County Tuesday, and health officials say now is the time to get immunized.
Flowing Wells High School is working on ways to blend technology and fitness.
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen organic berry mix sold by an Oregon company.
Former patients of a now-closed Marana dental clinic could have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV, county health officials say.
Coccidioidomycosis, also known as valley fever, has increased significantly in its "endemic area," which includes Arizona.
Residents of five states including Arizona have become ill from an outbreak of salmonella that’s believed to come from ground beef produced by two companies.
Nearly 14 million American women binge drink at least three times per month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
Northwest Healthcare will hold a drive-thru flu-shot clinic this Thursday, Oct. 24.
The director of the state's health department says it appears that no shipments of a product linked to a deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis made it to Arizona.
Last week's story about University of Arizona medical student Derek Neal's battle with lung cancer attracted some inaccurate comments from readers.
NEW YORK - As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it's not clear how many are in danger.
Arizona is on course to dramatically increase its obesity rate over the next 20 years, according to a report released this month by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Baby Boomers account for three quarters of Hepatitis C infections and deaths, which is why the federal government says everyone in this generation needs a test.
The Centers for Disease Control released its 2011 map of adult obesity in the U.S. today.
ATLANTA — Getting an AIDS test at the drugstore could become as common as a flu shot or blood pressure check, if a new pilot program takes off.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Federal health officials say at least 14 people in nine states have been infected with salmonella by handling tainted dog food.
In recognition of lobbying work that resulted in a state-mandated vaccination against meningitis, Tucson mother Leslie Maier will receive a prestigious national award today.
Vaccine-preventable disease rates in the U.S. are at relatively low levels.