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First confirmed case of Enterovirus found  in Arizona

First confirmed case of Enterovirus found in Arizona

The virus spreads when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or touches contaminated surfaces.

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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.

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Dental care ranks as a top concern for seniors

Dental care is a top concern among Tucson seniors, recent surveys show.

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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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Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

State's health director worries about clogged emergency rooms amid anxiety over Ebola.

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UA researcher's patented treatment could stop cancer metastasis

UA researcher's patented treatment could stop cancer metastasis

Dr. Joyce Schroeder has made some important discoveries.

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Thomas Duncan, first Ebola patient diagnosed in the US, has died

Thomas Eric Duncan was pronounced dead at 7:51 a.m. at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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3-year-old pulled from pool dies

3-year-old pulled from pool dies

The drowning marks the sixth water-related fatality in Pima County this year.

October 06, 2014 1:25 pm
First Ebola case diagnosed in US

First Ebola case diagnosed in US

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

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Lecture to focus on influencing aging's biomarkers

Lecture to focus on influencing aging's biomarkers

The latest in the UA Arthritis Center's "Living Healthy With Arthritis" speaker series.

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Botox bar gives 'shots' a new meaning

Botox bar gives 'shots' a new meaning

Skinjectables Anti-Aging Bar opens at St. Philip's Plaza.

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County program helps high school students become EMTs

County program helps high school students become EMTs

The EMT course is free and offered by Pima County JTED.

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Take steps now to prevent costly falls later

Take steps now to prevent costly falls later

Falls are the leading cause of injuries for those 65 and older.

September 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Woman with ruptured brain aneurysm beats odds

Woman with ruptured brain aneurysm beats odds

Lauren Clifton was in surgery within hours of a sharp headache.

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Arizona man bitten by rattlesnake at grocery store

Frank Anner was bitten just above the ankle.

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UPH agrees to retract allegations vs. Gruessner

UPH agrees to retract allegations vs. Gruessner

Board upholds panel’s findings, offers former UAMC head of surgery new role.

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UA Medical Center ending home health services

UA Medical Center ending home health services

Program served about 400 patients; its elimination will cost 36 jobs.

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Nursing home fined over missed medication

Nursing home fined over missed medication

Employees couldn't explain why a patient didn't get medication on 19 occasions.

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Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona has denied the use of a drug combination for medical abortions.

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Upcoming arthritis lecture focuses on joint replacement

Upcoming arthritis lecture focuses on joint replacement

A free lecture about joint replacement surgery is scheduled Sept. 3.

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