Alfred Bracamonte beams after finishing a 5K race in Tucson on Sunday, while his wife, Laura Bracamonte, accompanies him. Completing the race was a significant milestone for him after being diagnosed with stage 3 brain cancer in 2013.
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
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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.
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.
Dallas-based Tenet is one of the country’s largest health systems.
On Sunday the Arizona Daily Star published a story about a local baby, Hayden Poeling, who recently had brain surgery to disconnect her left hemisphere due to a rare condition called hemimegalencephaly.
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Lauren Clifton was in surgery within hours of a sharp headache.
The third annual Chinese Culture Festival will focus on health and wellness.
Tucson hospitals lacked specialized pediatric care to treat daughter's rare brain condition.
Cases have been reported in neighboring states, but to date Arizona has no known enterovirus 68, state health officials say.
The Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are hosting the Thin Mint 5K.
Vice president for patient experience is keeping an eye out, listening too.
Database lets you search vaccination rates for your child's preschool.
Board upholds panel’s findings, offers former UAMC head of surgery new role.
A panel of three prominent liver transplant surgeons from outside of Arizona listened to nine hours of testimony Aug. 5 about University Physicians Healthcare's termination of surgery chair Dr. Rainer Gruessner. They decided he was wrongfully dismissed.
Program served about 400 patients; its elimination will cost 36 jobs.
The lawsuit was filed by the family of Dr. Kenneth Litwack.
Veterans and their families are invited to participate in Veterans Administration town-hall in Tucson Friday
Tucson participants needed for Alzheimer's study.
More than 6,000 Arizonans risk losing federal marketplace health insurance.
Capital imbalance means Phoenix-based system takes the lead role.
Panel says University Physicians Healthcare should apologize to Dr. Rainer Gruessner.
The panel’s recommendation now goes to the board of directors of University Physicians Healthcare.
A free lecture about joint replacement surgery is scheduled Sept. 3.
Mary Jo Stinnett turns 105 on Thursday and still likes to learn.
Will hold a public hearing in Tucson on Monday.
Social Security numbers, more stolen from some Northwest Healthcare patients.