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To your good health: Low lymphocyte count is cause for concern

To your good health: Low lymphocyte count is cause for concern

Practical information on infectious diseases, public health, sports medicine and other topics.

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Drug overdoses in Pima County cause more than 300 deaths per year

Drug overdoses in Pima County cause more than 300 deaths per year

A new Pima County coalition is targeting abuse of painkillers.

May 31, 2015 7:08 pmLoading…
Meditation as medicine; Alzheimer's care innovations

Meditation as medicine; Alzheimer's care innovations

Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz answer readers' questions weekly.

March 15, 2015 7:52 pmLoading…
Tucson group fueling national vaccine fears

Tucson group fueling national vaccine fears

Small group of physicians opposes mandatory vaccination.

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Arizona measles case linked to Disneyland outbreak

A measles outbreak that was traced to the theme parks has sickened 70 people and spread to five states.

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Protective measures to keep those peepers healthy

Protective measures to keep those peepers healthy

Smart steps to protect your eyes from leading causes of vision loss.

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Public meeting about Arizona violent death data

Public meeting about Arizona violent death data

Arizonans for Gun Safety-Tucson is hosting the Wednesday event.

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Readiness a key to containing Ebola, doctor says

Readiness a key to containing Ebola, doctor says

Improving caregiving and burial practices will help stop the disease, he says.

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Season's first flu case confirmed in Pima County

Season's first flu case confirmed in Pima County

Pima County reported more than 2,000 confirmed cases of flu last year

November 06, 2014 9:22 am Photos

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Ebola risk here called low, but preparations intensify

Ebola risk here called low, but preparations intensify

Tucson-area hospitals, health officials step up education and training efforts.

October 22, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Ebola training at University of Arizona Medical Center

Ebola training at University of Arizona Medical Center

Cases of Ebola in Dallas and Spain prompts protocol review.

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Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Study was for working-age population from 2006 to 2010.

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Bill Pfeifer: Pharmacies must quit selling tobacco products

Bill Pfeifer: Pharmacies must quit selling tobacco products

Arizona, it’s time for our pharmacies — resources for health and wellness — to get out of the tobacco trade.

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Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

In the United States there are approximately as many firearms as inhabitants.

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The 50-year war on smoking

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

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Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

A flu case was confirmed in Pima County Tuesday, and health officials say now is the time to get immunized.

October 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Technology and fitness meld at Flowing Wells

Technology and fitness meld at Flowing Wells

Flowing Wells High School is working on ways to blend technology and fitness.

August 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Hepatitis A outbreak linked to Ore. berry farm

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen organic berry mix sold by an Oregon company.

May 31, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…
Pima County Health officials: Patients of closed dental office need disease screening

Pima County Health officials: Patients of closed dental office need disease screening

Former patients of a now-closed Marana dental clinic could have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV, county health officials say.

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