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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.

Health Care Reforms Could Mean 400K Lose Insurance in Arizona

State-funded insurance losses would be greatest in rural places, possible result would be rural hospital closures.

Ozone Warning Issued as Temperatures Set to Exceed 110 Degrees

The weather system that is bringing the heat also prevents pollutants from leaving the air.

Heat and Ozone Levels Forecast to Rise in Tucson

Air pollutant could be at elevated levels through Friday; hot temperatures will last through the weekend.

Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall

Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.

Contaminated Baby Formula Found in Tucson, Police Say

East-side stores were victims of product tampering, according to officials.

Flu Cases Remain High in Pima County, Statewide

More than 100 cases in Pima County, and nearly 500 cases across Arizona.

Annual Health Report Shows Good, Bad in Southern Arizona

County-level breakdown: Pima, Cochise and Santa Cruz counties have mixed results.

Pima County Flu Cases See Late-Season Jump

People shouldn't give up preventive practices just because the weather is warming.

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