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HIV/AIDS events will aim to spotlight ‘forgotten epidemic’

HIV/AIDS events will aim to spotlight ‘forgotten epidemic’

Organizers of an annual AIDS memorial Sunday  night are struggling to raise awareness of a disease that is preventable but continues to infect young people, who are testing positive for HIV in growing numbers.

May 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos



Overuse of common medicine often contributes to drug poisonings

Drug poisoning now exceeds car accidents as the No. 1 cause of unintentional death in Arizona.

March 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson group seeks volunteers to help those living with HIV/AIDS

A local, nonprofit support group is inviting Tucsonans to learn about how to help the local HIV/AIDS community.

January 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

The 50-year war on smoking

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

January 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
E-cigarette popularity outpaces regulation

E-cigarette popularity outpaces regulation

Arizona’s recent ban on e-cigarette sales to minors may sound sensible, but some lawmakers and health experts believe it’s actually a step in the wrong direction.

November 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos



Arizona testing for new strain of avian flu

In response to a new strain of influenza reported in China, the Arizona State Laboratory has obtained H7N9 influenza test kits from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

May 03, 2013 8:30 amLoading…

Local Valley Fever cases have spiked significantly, CDC says

Coccidioidomycosis, also known as valley fever, has increased significantly in its "endemic area," which includes Arizona.

March 29, 2013 6:30 amLoading…

AZ flu season has been mild, but likely hasn't peaked

It’s a late and so far weak flu season in Arizona.

February 24, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

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