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Prepare for Mosquitoes in Pima County, Health Officials Say

Monsoon provides breeding ground, potential for west Nile, dengue fever infections.

Health Officials: Zika Case in Pima County, But No Danger

Patient had traveled in Caribbean, has recovered; chances 'low' of contracting virus.

Pinal County Measles Cases Have Health Officials Watching

11 cases reported in recent weeks linked to Eloy immigrant center.

Mosquito Season Brings Worry of West Nile More Than Zika

Health officials say West Nile Virus is a danger in Arizona; 7 deaths last year.

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Pima County Uninsured Rate Dropped in 2014

Census Bureau reports percentage of uninsured working-age people lowest since 2006.

Study: Rural Arizona Counties Have Poorer Health Than Cities

Factors include smoking, high teen birth rates, poverty, access to care.

METRO WEEK: How's Your Health, Pima County?

County-wide health analysis shows strengths, weaknesses of health services.

The Arizona desert in Border Patrol's Tucson sector

Pneumonia-Like Symptoms? It Might Be Valley Fever

Early diagnosis is the key to effective treatment

Push in Tucson to Get Spanish Speakers Health Insurance

They make up Arizona's and Pima County's largest group of people without coverage.

UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

Management Information Systems project will put information in layman's terms for doctors.

Arizona Healthcare Signups Nearly Doubled in Last Open Enrollment

Total statewide enrollment is now more than 200,000

Tucson Fire Given Pet Resuscitation Kits

Special kits designed to help Fido and Whiskers recover

METRO WEEK: Behavioral Health Changes Coming to Southern Arizona

New company will distribute state, federal funding to local service providers; service effects unknown.

If You Want Health Care By Jan. 1, Buy It Through Marketplace Today

People have to enroll by 15th of every month if they want insurance to kick in first day of following month.

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Pima County May Stop Hiring Smokers

Board of Supervisors voting on issue later this month; health officials argue this could save money on healthcare costs.

Healthcare.gov Has More Insurance Options This Open Enrollment Period

United Healthcare, two other companies have joined in to sell plans on Arizona's federally run marketplace.

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