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Health officials say the virus was contracted in the Caribbean. 

  • Johanna Eubank Arizona Daily Star
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When five children died within a few days in the Pantano area, public officials took notice and worked to find the cause and prevent the sprea…

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- British middle-aged adults are more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer than those who are slightly older, a new study finds.

  • By Cate Kortzeborn Special to the Arizona Daily Star

It’s never too late to quit smoking. While it's best to stop as early as possible, kicking the smoking habit at any age will enhance the lengt…

Several childcare facilities in Tucson have dangerous numbers in terms of unvaccinated children. 

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Symptoms of the disease include fever, headache, joint and muscle pain, rash, and a dark scab at the site of the tick bite.

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TGen North analyzed patients’ genomes to identify a strain of strep throat.


Using data from the NIH and the CDC, the experts at HealthGrove reveal the 18 deadliest, most underfunded diseases in the U.S. 

  • By Peter L. Warren Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Doodlebugs, or young antlions, prey on unsuspecting ants.

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  • By Adina Wingate For the Arizona Daily Star

Senior care needs are changing; local efforts seek to ease family stress.

Tibetan physician to discuss healing and prevention at upcoming talk in Tucson

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  • By Gabby Ferreira The Arizona Daily Star

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

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Local health officials talk about the disease and resources to fight it.

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The unidentified patient is being kept in isolation at a Dallas hospital.

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A new short-term psychiatric center for seniors needs hopeful artwork.

Researchers at ASU's Biodesign Institute pioneered the use of tobacco plants to produce antibodies.

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Tucson is one of 17 communities participating in a model test that offers the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program at no cost to qualified Medic…

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Noland Johnson holds white tepary beans grown in Cowlic, near Sells.

  • By Michael Gerson Washington Post Writers Group

Supporters of Obamacare are celebrating that the law is not an unmitigated disaster, just a mitigated one.