WASHINGTON — Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
The turkeys at David Martin’s farm in Lebanon, Pa., are raised without antibiotics. The FDA acted Wednesday to phase out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.
BOSTON — In the five years since the “Octomom” case, big multiple births have gone way down but the twin rate has barely budged. Now fertility experts are pushing a new goal: one.
Ken Ernst and his wife, Abigail, conceived their 2-month-old daughter, Lucy, by using only one embryo through in vitro fertilization. Fertility doctors are trying to reduce multiple births and are now urging more couples to attempt pregnancy with just a single embryo.
If you have a health related question, need to find low-cost health care resources in Pima County or want to know what your blood pressure is, head over to the Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road, tomorrow at noon.
WASHINGTON - The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has failed to live up to its promises - or even its name.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The new Affordable Care Act provides both short- and long-term plans for health improvement. Its success depends on full implementation of short-term health insurance access and long-term public-health elements.
Pima County employees might soon have good reason to take a smoking break - or more accurately, take a break from smoking.
Those promotions for flu shots that have begun appearing around Tucson are not premature - now is a good time to get immunized, health officials say.
While West Nile virus is reaching record levels in some parts of the country, Pima County has had one probable case - on par with the number infected at this time last year, local health officials say.
Pima County's biggest health problem is a lack of access to medical care, a new report says.
PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials say an elderly man in Maricopa County has died after contracting the West Nile Virus.
PHOENIX — The first case of West Nile Virus of the state’s monsoon season has been confirmed, Arizona health officials say.
New Life Community Resource Center, 5245 S. 12th Ave., is hosting a free health fair from 9 a.m. to noon today.
A University of Arizona alum known as the "threat detective" will be in Tucson this week to talk about global health threats.
PHOENIX — The death of a Maricopa County infant from whooping cough is prompting health officials to urge residents to make sure they’re vaccinated.
The University of Arizona has won two federal grants to start
two public-health training centers.