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Women's Health

Three shots that could stop cancer

I had my sons vaccinated against human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted disease.

August 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — Two years ago, Arrica Wallace was riddled with tumors from widely spread cervical cancer that the strongest chemotherapy and radiation could not beat back. Today, the Kansas mother shows no signs of the disease, and it was her own immune system that made it go away.

June 02, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Abortion rights not synonymous with women's health

When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: "Well, at least you have your abortion rights"?

June 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pap may someday spot more kinds of cancer

WASHINGTON - For years, doctors have lamented that there's no Pap test for deadly ovarian cancer. Wednesday, scientists reported encouraging signs that one day, there might be.

January 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Physician, researcher and national health-policy adviser Dr. Francisco A.R. Garcia is the new face of public health in Pima County.

November 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Pima Health Dept. gets new director in expanded role

Dr. Francisco A.R. Garcia

November 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Legislative Briefs

House OKs grant limits on abortion providers

March 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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