Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords plans to ride with her husband and a friend.
Open enrollment in health insurance via the Affordable Care Act began Saturday, and local advocates are busy doing outreach efforts around town.
Tucson centenarian Mary Jo Stinnett died last week at the age of 105.
Health-care merger called a way to remain competitive.
University of Arizona president Ann Weaver Hart sent a memo to the UA campus community this afternoon that says a deal with Banner Health is set to close Jan. 31.
Ten-week program at the Tucson Jewish Community Center begins in January.
Jessica Cox, born without arms, will add El Tour rider to accomplishments.
The center made the move to maintain its financial viability.
There were too many stories of hardship that came out of Tucson's HopeFest event Oct. 25 for us to include in Sunday's story about barriers to dental care.
The Northwest Emergency Center at Vail scheduled to open in late 2015.
Northwest Medical Center says it is investing $7.2 million into a new “freestanding emergency room” in Vail, a community southeast of Tucson.
UA professor's study touts cancer-fighting benefits of a vegetable-rich diet.
A unique exhibit using mannequin hands goes on display this week at the University of Arizona Medical Center's South Campus.
Local health officials talk about the disease and resources to fight it.
Fluoride prevents and reverses tooth decay, so why aren't we using it?
Program offers discounted braces to kids.
Several agencies in Southern Arizona offer discounted dental services.
Nearly 25% here live in poverty. It shows in their teeth.
Officers went to his house to see if he was sick.
A Gluten-Free awareness expo is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. at Tucson Medical Center’s Lifegain Park on Sunday (Nov. 2).
Now that people of the same gender can legally marry in Arizona, the state's office of Vital Records is making some changes.
Event will discuss community's preparedness.
Nineteen states, including Arizona, have enacted mandatory breast density reporting laws.
The first 100 kids with candy will get in free Nov. 1.
Alfred Bracamonte, with wife Laura, completed a 5K race on Sunday, 15 months after being diagnosed with an invasive brain tumor. Surgery left him intolerant of loud noises, so his affinity for heavy metal turned into a love of gospel music.
Alfred Bracamonte's new nickname is "Ned" — No Evidence of Disease.
Tucson-area hospitals, health officials step up education and training efforts.
People in need of free medical and dental care are invited to attend.
Viruses can linger on keyboards, doors and coffee pots, scientists warn.
Cases of Ebola in Dallas and Spain prompts protocol review.
State's health director worries about clogged emergency rooms amid anxiety over Ebola.
The University of Arizona Cancer Center's fifth annual melanoma walk is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 1
Open enrollment for health coverage via the ACA runs Nov. 15-Feb. 15.
Gabriel Ayala Trio to perform at fundraising concert this Sunday.
The Arizona Medical Board had a backlog of more than 700 applications.
A special meeting today at noon focused on the problem.
The Friends of Midwifery at El Rio Community Health Center and Tucson's Waldorf School Treasuring Childhood program will present the documentary "Microbirth" at the Loft Cinema in Tucson Thursday night.
The Arizona Ombudsman's Office in 2013 issued a report that said the Arizona Medical Board was unlawfully expediting physician licenses. The legislature passed a law increasing licensing requirements and now the board has stopped issuing new licenses.
Terminal Patients' Right to Try offers last chance for those with no other hope.
Tucson artist Jos Villabrille was selected over 58 other applicants to create the mural.
She speaks out after instigating largest false-claims settlement in Arizona history.
The Arizona Daily Star this week reported on the Alston family of Tucson , which tripled its size on Sept. 26 with the birth of their quadruplets, Drew, Audrey, Cass and Ava.
The anti-fungal product has been in the works here since 2005.
Proposition 303 is known as the Terminal Patients' Right to Try Referendum
By Stephanie Innes Arizona Daily Star
Free health fair Oct. 9 at Armory Park Center
Tucson-area Medicare beneficiaries can learn about benefit changes during this series.
The latest in the UA Arthritis Center's "Living Healthy With Arthritis" speaker series.
A Tucson lecture titled "Optimal Aging — Rewinding the Clock," will focus on positively influencing the biomarkers of aging.
Syphilis cases in Pima County have sharply risen this year, and in response, local health officials are offering free confidential testing through the end of October.