PHOENIX — Calling the governor's proposal unacceptable and politically unsalable at the Legislature, House Speaker Andy Tobin unveiled a new plan today to expand Medicaid — and give Arizona voters the final say.
Former patients of a now-closed Marana dental clinic could have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV, county health officials say.
PHOENIX — Saying there are technical problems with the proposal, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation Friday which would have allowed individuals to shop around for the best price on health care needs.
Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts five years after treatment and lasts for decades, doctors found.
Three long-awaited studies have shown that mechanically removing a blood clot from a stroke patient’s brain is no more useful than the older treatment of giving an IV dose of a clot-dissolving drug to the whole body.
GILBERT — A Gilbert woman is accused of fraudulently claiming she has cancer and getting thousands of dollars in donations.
BALTIMORE — A Virginia man who received a full-face transplant seven months ago eats primarily by mouth and can taste and smell, The University of Maryland Medical Center says.
A Tucson woman is suing a local physicians group, claiming a piece of medical equipment pulled out her hair and could have crushed her head.
The news on Wednesday of singer Andy Williams dying from bladder cancer jarred my bravado. Wednesday was my checkup day.
A Tucson construction worker who claims he can cure gynecological cancers by treating women with ozone was found guilty of practicing without a license, a misdemeanor, Friday, but the jury deadlocked on whether he was guilty of the felony fraud and illegally conducting an enterprise charges.
PHOENIX — A suburban Phoenix hospital that billed a woman more than $83,000 for administering two doses of scorpion antivenom says it plans to adjust the woman’s bill and review its price for the expensive specialty medication.
PHOENIX — A Phoenix woman who pretended to have cancer in order to raise money for breast implants has pleaded guilty to a theft charge.
Pima County’s biggest health problem is a lack of access to medical care, a new report says.
CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., a Chicago Democrat who took a hushed medical leave two months ago, is being treated for bipolar disorder, the Mayo Clinic announced Monday.
After a security breach, Apria Healthcare is offering 11,000 affected patients free credit monitoring.
Learn everything you need to know about exercising in the Arizona heat at a free event tomorrow.
PHOENIX — State Health Director Will Humble refused Thursday to expand the conditions for which marijuana can be legally recommended.
Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of homeless veterans in Southern Arizona will get help under a new $1 million grant from the federal government.
ST. JOHNS — About 1,400 people living in Apache County will be asked this month to answer a survey that’s aimed at measuring the physical and psychological effects of the Wallow Fire last year in eastern Arizona.