ATLANTA — Calling it a “miraculous day,” an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after getting sick with the virus.
WASHINGTON — New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world’s most remote and strife-torn regions: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who’ve already swallowed drops of an oral polio vaccine greatly boosted their immunity.
MONROVIA, Liberia — Riot police and soldiers acting on their president’s orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and counting across West Africa.
These residents of Monrovia found themselves locked out of their “quarantined” neighborhood of West Point on Wednesday. The president also ordered cinemas and nightclubs shut.
NEW YORK (AP) — A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California slaughterhouse involved in a massive beef recall processed cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks and later distributed the diseased cattle, according to federal charges announced Monday.
File - In this January 13, 2014 file photo, cows wait to be butchered at Rancho Veal slaughterhouse in Petaluma, Calif. A federal grand jury has indicted four officials at the Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive beef recall, alleging they slaughtered cows with cance…
The proposal would include all UA property, indoors and out.
Two longtime behavioral-health nonprofits in Southern Arizona have merged with a new name that’s effective today.
If you have a health related question, need to find low-cost health care resources in Pima County or want to know what your blood pressure is, head over to the Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road, tomorrow at noon.
WASHINGTON - The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has failed to live up to its promises - or even its name.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The new Affordable Care Act provides both short- and long-term plans for health improvement. Its success depends on full implementation of short-term health insurance access and long-term public-health elements.
Pima County employees might soon have good reason to take a smoking break - or more accurately, take a break from smoking.
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.
Pima County's biggest health problem is a lack of access to medical care, a new report says.
PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials say an elderly man in Maricopa County has died after contracting the West Nile Virus.
PHOENIX — The first case of West Nile Virus of the state’s monsoon season has been confirmed, Arizona health officials say.
New Life Community Resource Center, 5245 S. 12th Ave., is hosting a free health fair from 9 a.m. to noon today.
A University of Arizona alum known as the "threat detective" will be in Tucson this week to talk about global health threats.