Foes of Medicaid expansion in Arizona are already threatening to put the issue to a referendum vote. Some Republicans are denouncing the members of their party who supported it.
Arizona is one of 18 states where a major campaign to enroll people in health insurance will take place.
Cancer trial survey seeks participants
On Thursday, the national nonprofit Screening for Mental Health Inc. will hold Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Screening Day.
Good things are happening at the Pima Animal Care Center on Silverbell Road, which did 11,300 "live releases" last year, meaning animals who were adopted, rescued or reunited with their owners.
While they were buoyed by the bipartisan passage of Medicaid expansion in Arizona Thursday, Tucson medical leaders say achieving better community health will still require work.
Without Medicaid expansion, Arizona mental health advocates fear devastating effects on people living with mental illness.
4 Tucson-area groups receive dental grants
Tiny Bryanna Robles was in respiratory failure from whooping cough and her parents were agonizing over a controversial, high-risk and last-ditch intervention.
Gun deaths outpaced motor vehicle deaths in Arizona in 2010, a new analysis from the national nonprofit Violence Policy Center says.
UA grant will focus on pediatric cancer
Dinner, golf tourney benefit ALS research
U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva is hosting a public health forum in Tucson at 3 p.m. today, to explain Affordable Care Act health care policy changes.
Forum set for today on Affordable Care Act
As she lay in her Tucson hospital bed three days before her death, Anna Greenberg, 28, received an unexpected and emotional phone call from a Hollywood icon she'd long idolized.
Carl, a big, endlessly energetic black lab mix, bounded out of his kennel stall with a wagging tail on Monday morning, thrilled for a walk outdoors.
The Pima Animal Care Center needs volunteers for a dog walk and cat cuddle at 8 a.m. on Memorial Day (Monday, May 27).
Gov. Jan Brewer led a lively "pep rally" for Medicaid expansion at Tucson Medical Center on Wednesday morning, drawing cheers, shouts of support and a standing ovation from about 250 local health-care executives, business leaders and other citizens.
Gov. Jan Brewer led a lively “pep rally” for Medicaid expansion at Tucson Medical Center this morning , drawing cheers, shouts of support and a standing ovation from about 250 local healthcare executives, business leaders and regular citizens.
Pima County resumed tuberculosis screenings on Monday.
U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva is hosting a public health forum in Tucson at 3 p.m. Wed., May 29, to explain Affordable Care Act health care policy changes.
Calls for artwork in sun safety contest
Roxanna Green, whose 9-year-old daughter was gunned down on Jan. 8, 2011, has a Mother's Day message.
Gov. Jan Brewer spent $9 million in federal money researching whether Arizona's health-insurance exchange should be run by the state or the federal government, her office confirmed Friday.
Several Tucson health executives are part of a network that's using a $93 million federal loan to set up a unique, nonprofit Arizona insurance company.
New rehab center set at NW Medical Center
The state fined Southern Arizona's only 24-hour mental health crisis center twice in the last year for multiple state violations, but officials with the busy center insist the public should not worry about patient safety.
In response to a new strain of influenza reported in China, the Arizona State Laboratory has obtained H7N9 influenza test kits from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Pima County's new budget includes $15 million for a south-side hospital operated by the University of Arizona Health Network.
AZ requests test kits for influenza strain
After her fearless, joyful 9-year-old daughter was shot dead on Jan. 8, 2011, Roxanna Green did not want to talk about guns, let alone get involved in advocacy for stricter gun laws.
At Tuesday night's TIME 100 gala in New York City, former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband toasted the 9-year-old girl she came so close to meeting on Jan. 8, 2011.
An Air Force lieutenant colonel at the center of a national outcry about sexual assaults in the military has been reassigned to Tucson, the hometown of his accuser.
Health Dept. reports recent norovirus cases
Pima County health officials say they've contacted nearly half of the patients who may have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV at a local dental clinic.
Tucson Medical Center is no longer the country's largest single-story hospital.
Olympic gold medal winner Amanda Beard is scheduled to talk about her book, "In the Water They Can't See You Cry: A Memoir," at an event in Tucson tonight.
In her book, the international swimming star reveals some of the demons she battled along the way to becoming an Olympian, including al…
Patients at a now-closed Marana dental clinic could have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV, county health officials said Wednesday.
Former patients of a now-closed Marana dental clinic could have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV, county health officials say.
Constituents called Gabriel Zimmerman for all kinds of reasons - veterans needed help getting medals, people were angry about health reform, ranchers were worried about the border.
Olympic gold medal winner Amanda Beard is scheduled to talk about her book, "In the Water They Can't See You Cry: A Memoir," at an event in Tucson next week.
A growing number of Tucson-area youths are becoming casualties of economic and family instability.
A memorial service for University of Arizona medical student Zach Orman ia scheduled for 3 p.m. today - Wednesday, April 10 at Temple Emanu-El in midtown Tucson.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning voted 3-2 in favor of expanding the state's Medicaid program.
Students and professors at the University of Arizona College of Medicine are mourning the loss of a third year medical student.
Updated: The Pima County Board of Supervisors today voted 3-2 in favor of expanding the state's Medicaid program.
Pima County will temporarily halt routine tuberculosis screenings beginning April 15.
Impact of 'Obamacare' topic of expert's talk
Nationally-recognized public health expert Dr. Jonathan Weisbuch, who is the former director of the Maricopa County Health Department, will speak at a free public forum Wednesday evening.
Beginning April 15, Pima County will temporarily halt routine tuberculosis screenings.