The severity of this season’s H1N1 flu has put a local medical team into overdrive.
PHOENIX — The state House voted Thursday to put a five-year lifetime cap on government-funded health care — but not for everyone.
PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will sharply restrict the ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.
Eligible uninsured people have about five weeks to sign up for the health- care marketplace, but so far Latinos are a no show.
With a deadline looming, the federal government is stepping up efforts to enroll Arizonans in health insurance.
We asked Arizona’s congressional delegation, and candidates for Congress, for their thoughts on SB 1062, the Arizona legislation that would allow businesses to refuse service to people based on religious beliefs. The legislation passed the state House and Senate, and is awaiting a decision f…
Nearby regions of the brain can take on reading, writing and speaking tasks lost to brain damage from stroke or trauma.
The dean of the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson, who is at the center of a fierce dispute with a top surgeon, is leaving his job for a new one at UA.
Neurosurgeon G. Michael Lemole, Jr., says equanimity of spirit is necessary to persevere after failure.
A local, nonprofit support group is inviting Tucsonans to learn about how to help the local HIV/AIDS community.
Northwest Medical Center has built a new surgical wing with larger suites and technologically advanced equipment. The $50 million wing is complete and will be operational Jan. 27.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:
Tucson-based Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals Inc. has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with a Swiss drug company for European and Japanese rights to develop and commercialize a gastrointestinal-cancer-prevention drug.
Seventy percent of uninsured Americans have not yet been to their state’s online health marketplace, says a new study by Enroll America, which for that reason is increasing its outreach in Arizona.
A front-page article appeared in the Star on Dec. 29 regarding hospice care in America (“Hospices recruiting nondying patients”).
We continue to wish our friends and family a happy, healthy new year, and in 2014 these words have renewed meaning.
During what’s supposed to be a season of celebrations and joy, holiday hazards can put children, pets and even adults into the hospital with serious and life-threatening injuries.
The federal government has denied a request from the city of Tucson that would have allowed local hospitals to draw down millions of government dollars to cover patients who can’t pay.
The University of Arizona Health Network, which includes two local hospitals, is for the first time mandating flu shots for workers.
PHOENIX — A free-market advocacy group contends the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state’s Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.