Komen announces 8 local grant recipients
The University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, with support from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arizona, will offer a series of week-long summer camps for children during the months of June and July. The Healthy 2 B Me Wellness Camp is intended for kids ages 7 to…
A day-long conference in Tucson Friday will focus on faith communities and mental illness.
The Susan G. Komen Southern Arizona Affiliate recently announced this year’s community grants recipients. The organization is awarding a total of $204,763 204,763 to eight local organizations in its six-county service area in Southern Arizona.
Southern Arizona’s Carondelet Health Network continued to lose money last year, and its plans for a multimillion-dollar health clinic in Sahuarita have stalled.
Today is the end of a grace period for certain people who are eligible for subsidized health insurance but haven’t yet signed up.
Tomorrow is the end of a grace period for certain people who are eligible for subsidized health insurance but haven't yet signed up.
The Green Valley Hospital is moving forward and is slated to open in early 2015, according to a new website the hospital has created.
Bisbee's Copper Queen Community Hospital opened its new emergency department and renovation project on Friday.
The Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) Center at the University of Arizona has opened a new location in the Arizona Health Sciences Library, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Men are getting unnecessary treatment for prostate cancer because of greed in the urology community and the drug industry, University of Arizona immunobiologist Richard J. Ablin says in a new book “The Great Prostate Hoax.”
Pima County health officials are closely watching the investigation into a measles case confirmed in an unvaccinated traveler to Phoenix.
In the months leading up to Jan. 8, 2011, Jared Lee Loughner left a chronicle of advancing mental illness, growing rage and suicidal thoughts on his MySpace page, newly released FBI files show.
Pima County health officials are closely watching the investigation into a measles case confirmed in an an unvaccinated traveler to Phoenix.
Convicted mass murderer Jared Lee Loughner carefully chronicled his changing thoughts, growing rage and suicidal urges in MySpace postings in the months leading up to the shooting, newly-released FBI files show.
Dr. Andrew Weil has yet to open one of his True Food Kitchen restaurants in Tucson, but his dishes will now be available at a venue previously unknown for culinary prowess — the hospital.
The nonprofit Evolve Dance has scheduled its second Dancing with Parkinson’s class from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Tucson periodontist Dr. Lisa Lear is the new president of the Arizona Dental Association.
The Pima County Medical Society will host Walk with a Doc at 8 a.m. Saturday at Rillito River Park. Walkers sign in at the ramada east of Swan Road on the south bank.
In the most recent government ranking of research grants to medical schools, the University of Arizona came in at 63rd out of 128 schools.
When he became trauma chief of the University of Arizona in 2007, Tucson had “hardly a trauma program at all,” Dr. Peter Rhee says in a memoir set to hit shelves in June.
About 34 percent of the 843 accidental deaths investigated by the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner in 2013 were due to drug or medication overdose, according to a new report.
The University of Arizona Arthritis Center's Living Healthy With Arthritis program will hold an event titled, "Battles of the Bad Back" at 6 p.m. tonight(April 2).
Today is the deadline for enrolling in subsidized health insurance through the federal marketplace.
The Sierra Tucson treatment center north of Tucson did not follow its own policies when a patient committed suicide there earlier this year, a state report says.
U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva will visit two Affordable Care Act enrollment fairs in Tucson today to thank navigators for helping the community find affordable health coverage.
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.
Thirty-two percent of Arizonans — 1.8 million people — were either uninsured or underinsured in 2012, putting their finances and health at risk, a new study says.
A free seminar titled, “Exercise and Nutrition for Active Aging” is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 7 at Tucson Estates.
The local non-profit Healthy You Network will bring together a medical doctor, a nutritionist/dietician, a psychologist and a chiropractor to speak about various aspects of diet and plant-based nutrition during a two-day symposium scheduled for the weekend of May 3 and 4 at the Berger Center…
Assistance with enrolling in health insurance will be ramped up on Tucson this week, as the March 31 federal deadline looms.
Attendees at this weekend’s Fourth Avenue Street Fair will be able to mix shopping and eating with starting the health-insurance enrollment process.
The federally-run Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, PCIP, is once again extending coverage for enrollees.
The University of Arizona Arthritis Center's Living Healthy With Arthritis program will hold an event titled, "Battles of the Bad Back" at 6 p.m. April 2.
The Cindy Wool Seminar on Humanism in Medicine is scheduled for 5 p.m. April 2 at the University Marriott Hotel.
There’s no word yet when the heart and lung transplant programs at the University of Arizona Medical Center will re-open. But UA officials have hired a new director of heart and lung transplant surgery.
For more than three years, the Green family’s dining room table has been dedicated to the foundation created in memory of an exuberant 9-year-old girl who was lost in a spray of bullets on Jan. 8, 2011.
Since the Star published an article Sunday about his suspension from practicing at the University of Arizona Medical Center, public support for Tucson cardiac surgeon Dr. Robert Poston has been coming in from across the country.
The severity of this season’s H1N1 flu has put a local medical team into overdrive.
An independent panel will consider a request from top University of Arizona surgeon Dr. Rainer Gruessner to get his job back, a judge ruled Friday.
A highly specialized cardiac surgeon has been suspended from the University of Arizona Medical Center, leaving patients scrambling for alternatives.
There's no word yet when the heart and lung transplant programs at the University of Arizona Medical Center will re-open.
Patients who arrive at University of Arizona Medical Center with one of the gravest of injuries — a gunshot wound to the brain — are increasingly surviving, a new study finds.
With a deadline looming, the federal government is stepping up efforts to enroll Arizonans in health insurance.
The Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association is asking Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to veto SB 1062, a proposed law that would allow businesses to deny services to homosexuals.
Lecture will help you evaluate heart studies
A Tucson nonprofit is integrating with a Phoenix group to improve and expand the way electronic medical records are used in Arizona.
Health-care law to be debated Wednesday
“Is Obamacare the Disease or the Cure?” is the title of a debate at the University of Arizona scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 19) in Room 150 of the University of Arizona’s Integrated Learning Center. Admission is free and open to the public.
Internationally-recognized patient advocate and health motivational speaker Amye L. Leong will be the keynote speaker at the Annual Eva M. Holtby Conversations and Lunch this Thursday, Feb. 13.