Tucson-area hospitals, health officials step up education and training efforts.
Coccidioidomycosis, also known as valley fever, has increased significantly in its "endemic area," which includes Arizona.
Nearly 14 million American women binge drink at least three times per month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
Cases of a respiratory infection that can be fatal in infants are up 40 percent statewide over this time last year.
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.
Baby Boomers account for three quarters of Hepatitis C infections and deaths, which is why the federal government says everyone in this generation needs a test.
WASHINGTON — The obesity epidemic may be slowing, but don’t take in those pants yet.
In recognition of lobbying work that resulted in a state-mandated vaccination against meningitis, Tucson mother Leslie Maier will receive a prestigious national award today.
Christopher Astacio reads with his daughter Cristina, 2, who was recently diagnosed with a mild form of autism, in New York. Autism cases are on the rise again, largely due to wider screening and better diagnosis.
One in 64 Arizona children has been identified as having autism spectrum disorder, says a new national study released Thursday.