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US consumer prices rose slightly in March as gas tumbled 1.7%

April 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate

WASHINGTON — A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is prompting pushback from patient groups who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women’s health: the Pap smear.

April 15, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…

Abortion rights not synonymous with women's health

When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: "Well, at least you have your abortion rights"?

June 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pap may someday spot more kinds of cancer

WASHINGTON - For years, doctors have lamented that there's no Pap test for deadly ovarian cancer. Wednesday, scientists reported encouraging signs that one day, there might be.

January 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Physician, researcher and national health-policy adviser Dr. Francisco A.R. Garcia is the new face of public health in Pima County.

November 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Dr. Francisco A.R. Garcia

November 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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House OKs grant limits on abortion providers

March 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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