Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is transmitting at about 10 to 11 times the number typically seen at this time of year in Pima County, compared to a five-year average.
The TMCOne pediatric clinics will be offering extended hours for a period of time. Parents — who do not need to be TMCOne patients — are asked to call the clinic ahead of arrival.
While hospitals typically see infants and toddlers under age 2 with severe RSV cases, they are now seeing older kids as well.
How’s it growing folks?! While 19 states (and possibly more after Election Day 2022) have legalized recreational cannabis for adults, it's still against the law to operate a motor vehicle while high.
The percentage of adolescents in Arizona with obesity has steadily risen to 13%. Here's what's being done to fight the chronic health issue.
A new album featuring music by Native American artists is being distributed to Arizona tribal members, with songs designed to cue the body and mind in different ways.
The Pima County Health Department announced the county's probable first case of monkeypox Tuesday and anticipates receiving a shipment of 100 monkeypox vaccines this week.
Tucson's two abortion providers have stopped providing the service until Arizona law clarified.
Law on books since 1973 bans all abortion with threats of prison, while newer law set to take place this year bans procedure after 15 weeks.
Shots for children 6 months to 5 years will be available starting Tuesday, June 21, at both county clinics and some pediatricians' offices.
Herschella Horton went from politically active and 'in perfect health' to rapid decline after spinal surgery in Tucson, her children say in complaint
Three of Mike and Cindy Parseghian's children had Niemann-Pick Type C Disease.
Use these tips to stay healthy and active during the summer months in Arizona, especially if you prefer not to work out inside.
New drone footage of the shipping containers at the Arizona border in the Coronado National Forest. The barrier has expanded to 3.25 miles. Video courtesy of Sky Island Alliance
Undefeated Sahuaro kept rolling with a thorough 95-7 win over the home standing Jaguars, December 2, 2022, Tucson, Ariz.
Mayor Regina Romero praised as "great leader" at her annual State of the City speech.
As the holidays loom, three respiratory illnesses are hitting the state and public health officials say now is the very best time for Arizonans to get vaccinated in order to be best protected come time for family gatherings. “There is no time better than now to get vaccinated,” Eugene Livar, Director of Public Health Preparedness […]
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Scottsdale police say two schools under lockdown because of reports of an armed person have been given the all clear and all students are safe. Cave Creek Unified School District officials say a Cactus Shadows High School student told a school resource officer Friday just before 8 a.m. that he saw someone with a handgun. The officer immediately put the campus on lockdown. A neighboring elementary school was also locked down. Scottsdale police officers searched for more than two hours. They did not find a suspicious person. The district is allowing parents to pick up students who want to go home. School counselors and psychologists will be made available.
Yeon-Su Kim and her husband Corey Allen went missing on Thanksgiving Day near the Sonoran beach town. The search for her husband continues.
Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: Arizona election equipment was certified before it was used in the midterms. An Arizona county did not ‘lose’ nearly 300,000 votes in the midterm election. A photo does not show a Balenciaga designer wearing a devil-like outfit. U.K. 2021 census data doesn't show that three of the country's largest cities have all become “minority white.” And a photo of beer disguised as Pepsi was taken at a border checkpoint in Saudi Arabia in 2015, not at the current World Cup in Qatar.
Clinics treating uninsured patients see surges as Medicaid disenrollment looms; local doctors-in-training plan careers around helping those most in need.
Pima County still experiencing very high transmission of the omicron variant.
As Pima County approaches its two-year COVID-19 anniversary, nearly 70% of eligible residents here have been vaccinated with either two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson shot.
Supplies of the drugs, while available with a prescription in pharmacies around the state or through referrals to some Pima County sites, are in short supply. The Arizona health department has set priority tiers for who is eligible.
Members can work out dressed up as their favorite superhero.
Company tells customers it will quit selling coverage directly to individuals.
One of the men who showed up with zip-ties to confront the principal of a Vail Elementary School over COVID-19 protocols was sentenced to serve 30 days in jail on Wednesday.
Corrections officers were in the process of serving paperwork to an inmate when he reportedly attacked them.
Authorities said he kidnapped girl as she walked to school in Douglas.
On Tuesday, the 36-year-old man was sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for selling pills that led to the overdose of a woman.
In a letter Sunday responding to the state Attorney General's Office, county elections officials reject claims some ballots were mishandled on Election Day.
Counties in Arizona have until Nov. 28 to certify their portion of the state’s election results before the secretary of state can approve the statewide canvass.
For Star subscribers: When Cochise County supervisors say they're doing their own research, you know a new conspiracy theory has hit the right-wing echo chamber.
Democrat Kris Mayes ended up ahead of Republican Abraham Hamadeh by 510 votes on Monday after Maricopa County counted about 1,200 remaining ballots.