David Sanders/La Estrella de TucsónNoland Johnson holds white tepary beans grown in Cowlic, AZ, near Sells, Wednesday, March 31, 2004, during the resurgence of traditional farming on the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation. Tepary beans have been grown by the Native Americans for hundreds of y…
Tucson is one of 17 communities participating in a model test that offers the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program at no cost to qualified Medicare enrollees.
Noland Johnson holds white tepary beans grown in Cowlic, near Sells.
Supporters of Obamacare are celebrating that the law is not an unmitigated disaster, just a mitigated one.
Nearby regions of the brain can take on reading, writing and speaking tasks lost to brain damage from stroke or trauma.
A bacterial disease called “early mortality syndrome” has become a multibillion-dollar problem for the global shrimp-farming industry in the last year or so.
Tucson-based Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals Inc. has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with a Swiss drug company for European and Japanese rights to develop and commercialize a gastrointestinal-cancer-prevention drug.
Chart showing number of cases of whooping cough in the U.S., 1922-2012, and includes when inmunizations were developed; cases of whooping cough in United States highest since 1959. The Philadelphia Inquirer 2012
The news on Wednesday of singer Andy Williams dying from bladder cancer jarred my bravado. Wednesday was my checkup day.
The keys to emotional health while dealing with pain and disease will be discussed in a free, public presentation at the University of Arizona Medical Center on Wednesday, Sept. 5.
PHOENIX — State Health Director Will Humble refused Thursday to expand the conditions for which marijuana can be legally recommended.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — A Georgia woman diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating disease left the hospital Monday after nearly two months and headed to an inpatient rehabilitation clinic, where she’ll learn to move with the aid of a wheelchair after having her left leg, right foot and both hands amputated.
PHOENIX — Arizona parents who choose not to vaccinate their children are putting the whole community at risk, a state house committee here heard this morning.
WASHINGTON — President Obama said Friday the U.S. will overturn
a 22-year-old travel and immigration ban against people with HIV
early next year.
Fall has arrived in the Old Pueblo, and what it lacks in
colorful leaves it makes up for in fine weather.
U.S. investigators found elevated sulfur emissions from Chinese
drywall, though they stopped short of linking the building material
to ailments cited by many of the 1,900 homeowners who filed
ATLANTA — Sleepless in Seattle? Hardly. West Virginia is where
people are really staying awake, according to the first government
study to monitor state-by-state differences in sleeplessness.
WASHINGTON — Cheered by President Obama, House Democrats rolled
out landmark legislation Thursday to extend health care to tens of
millions who lack coverage, impose sweeping new restrictions on the
insurance industry and create a government-run option to compete
with private insurers.