Dr. Joyce Schroeder has made some important discoveries.
Hoping to reduce post-surgical deaths in cardiac patients, a University of Arizona surgeon is testing the healing powers of heart patches made from amniotic tissue.
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.
Arizona doesn’t mandate sex education, and data provided by Tucson-area public school districts show thousands of students don’t take it.
Drug poisoning now exceeds car accidents as the No. 1 cause of unintentional death in Arizona.
College students may think they know about sex, but the reality is that many of them have a lot to learn.
A local, nonprofit support group is inviting Tucsonans to learn about how to help the local HIV/AIDS community.
During what’s supposed to be a season of celebrations and joy, holiday hazards can put children, pets and even adults into the hospital with serious and life-threatening injuries.
Health insurance discrimination against gender-variant people is supposed to be a thing of the past under president Obama’s health law.
Affordable Care Act forum set Tuesday
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.
The University of Arizona’s gluten-free club is relatively new, but don’t call it trendy.
As they gathered around nine pomegranate saplings holding messages written on Popsicle sticks, children from the Tucson Hebrew Academy memorialized a young alumna who recently died of cancer.
Kindergarten students gathered closely around their pomegranate tree as it was planted at Tucson Hebrew Academy. Each added a message of hope and kindness to the ground.
Anna Greenberg’s brothers — all wearing yarmulkes embroidered with her name — helped plant pomegranate trees dedicated to her memory at Tucson Hebrew Academy last month.
For 9-year-old Ashley Stewart, being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 5 meant the Tucsonan was facing a lifetime of finger sticks, counting carbs and 2 a.m. blood-sugar checks.
Gathered around tables inside a crowded cafe near the University of Arizona, young smokers inhale flavored tobacco from hoses attached to water pipes that are intended for sharing.
Plant-based diets foster both healthier people and a healthier environment, says a local grass-roots group that will hold a symposium this week.