The suspended head of the University of Arizona’s surgery department has filed an $18.96 million notice of claim against his employers. A notice of claim precedes a lawsuit.
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.
A 3-year-old Amado boy remains in stable condition after surgery Monday for a gunshot wound to his lower torso, authorities said.
A 3-year-old Amado boy got a hold of a gun in his house and shot himself Monday afternoon, authorities said.
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.
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.
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.
A charismatic head surgeon who attracted high-profile doctors to the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson says he’s being forced out of his job.
Animal lovers might have a reason to cheer after Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
Angelina Jolie joins Brad Pitt on the red carpet for the premiere of his movie "World War Z" in London for her first public appearance since announcing she had breast surgery. See photos of her in London and past photos.
At least seven Tucson area hospitals have expensive da Vinci robots for surgery, but a new study released Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association says the robots may not be worth the money.
Tucson resident Aundrea Aragon's unusual story of spending four months with brain fluid leaking from her nose has gone viral.
Tucson police Sgt. Robert Carpenter is able to speak and recognize family members, say doctors who treated the 46-year-old father of two after he was shot in the brain early Sunday.
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.
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.
PAYSON — A doctor says a 30-year-old Arizona man who survived a bear attack at the Ponderosa Campground is missing part of his scalp.
A 1-year-old girl who received part of her mother’s liver in a rare adult-to-child transplant will finally get to go home.
OAK LAWN, Ill. — Gail Glaenzer still can’t believe that her
fiance unknowingly shot a nail into his skull, let alone that he
posted a picture of the X-ray on Facebook during his ambulance ride
between hospitals for surgery.