More Pima County Health & Medicine Stories

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

Ozone Expected to Reach Problematic Levels in Tucson Tuesday

Ground-level ozone issues created by a mix of solar intensity and fossil-fuel emissions.

Flu Reports Still Active: Not Too Late to Get Vaccine

Arizona Department of Health Services sees rise in influenza B strain.

Health Officials Ready for Earlier Ozone Season

High levels of ground-level ozone, a summertime pollutant, are detected earlier.

Flu Reports are Down, But Flu Season Isn't Over Yet

Health officials warn that a second spike is always possible.

Flu Cases Down in Pima County, Statewide

New reported cases have decreased for two consecutive weeks.

Influenza Now 'Widespread' in Arizona

Weekly case reports doubled last week in Pima County, statewide.

Flu Cases Spike in Pima County

More than 150 confirmed influenza cases in the county since the season started in October.

Flu Season Right on Time in Pima County

18 cases have been reported in past three weeks.

Ventana Medical Systems Tool Helps Diagnose, Treat Rare Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in US, and has many forms.

ACA Open Enrollment Begins, Prompting Local Health Care Push

Healthcare.gov offerings for 2018 are similar to the previous year's offering, according to health care officials.

TPD Warns of Fake Oxycodone in Tucson's Illicit Drug Market

The pills can contain other substances, including lethal doses of opioids like fentanyl.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

Arizona Releases Plan to Fight Opioid Epidemic

A Department of Health Services report outlines 12 actions to fight the opioid crisis.

Tucsonans Ask About Congressional Bills' Impact on Health Care, Jobs

Tucson Medical Center panel of experts answer questions about AHCA and BCRA.

How Might Your Coverage Change? TMC Event to Talk Health Care Legislation

Event will feature a panel of five experts talking about proposed health care legislation.

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