Local entrepreneur and investor Rodger Ford joined artificial-heart maker SynCardia Systems in 2005 and helped the Tucson-based company raise money to develop key components and reach profitability.
Sasha Obama has done it again. Weeks ago the youngest first daughter wore a sweater in public that ended up selling out shortly thereafter. Now her recent ensemble at her father’s official Thanksgiving turkey-pardoning news conference has also generated headlines, and style watchers are anti…
The recent opinion piece on the physician shortage problem added great clarity to the issue (“We can head off physician shortages with help from elected officials,” Nov. 11).
I’m one of the lucky ones.
A case of whooping cough in an unvaccinated child has been confirmed at Sycamore Elementary School in the Vail Unified School District.
A 42-year-old man was found dead outside a south-side house Tuesday morning, police said.
I was deeply disappointed to see the front-page article in the Star regarding the popularity of hookah smoking (“Hookah lounges proliferate as UA students kick back,” Oct. 11).
For 9-year-old Ashley Stewart, being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 5 meant the Tucsonan was facing a lifetime of finger sticks, counting carbs and 2 a.m. blood-sugar checks.
There are many opinions about Obamacare for small businesses, but what are the facts about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for the almost 400,000 small businesses in Arizona?
A “bionic man” showcased in a Smithsonian Channel documentary and exhibit was designed as an artificial human, though it lacks several working organs.
PHOENIX — Counties cannot do an end-run around the Medical Marijuana Act by changing their zoning laws to make it impossible to open a dispensary, a judge ruled Monday.
A flu case was confirmed in Pima County Tuesday, and health officials say now is the time to get immunized.
Even today an HIV-positive medical diagnosis can leave a person bewildered, stunned and devastated.
Fifteen Douglas middle school students were taken to a hospital Friday morning after reportedly taking a prescription drug.
It’s turning out to be a record year for Tucson-based SynCardia Systems, which has reached a milestone for implants of its temporary artificial heart.
PHOENIX — A constitutional right to control your own health care is not a right to grow your own medical marijuana, according to an attorney for the state’s top health official.
The day before he died, Derek Neal received his MD diploma from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Leaders from the medical school presented it to Derek in his hospital room.
On Ina Road, between Silverbell Road and Interstate 10 sits a small clinic, surrounded by a large fence with minimal signage. Patrons are required to buzz in for access.
Her leg inexplicably purple, painful and double its size, University of Arizona student Aimee Snyder cried herself to sleep, desperate to avoid going to an emergency room.
Navy doctor Lt. William Ridgway, of San Francisco, Calif., works on a seriously wounded Marine who was cut down while fighting on the western Korean front only a few hours before the signing of an armistice at Panmunjom on August 2, 1953. Hospital Corpsman Stanley Baker, of Los Angeles, is a…