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Report: 'Health Gap' in Arizona Causes Premature Deaths

Maricopa, Santa Crus County are the healthiest, while Apache lags behind

Flu Season Early in Arizona; It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate

Experts recommend lots of hand-washing, getting shots that take two weeks to be effective.

Study: Arizona Has High Rate of Uninsured Children

Nationally, child uninsurance rate has dropped to historic lows.

State Caps Enrollment For Medicare+Medicaid Recipients

No new recipients to be added to the dual insurance coverage program

UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

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

AZ WEEK: Drug Addiction and Heroin 'Pandemic' in Arizona

More than 2,000 people are being treated for opiate addiction in Pima County alone.

State Loses Round in Foster Care Civil Rights Case

Judge lets stand lawsuit alleging lack of health care for 17,000 children in state custody.

Child car seats

Car Seat Safety Includes Registration in Case of Recall

Proper installation inspections free Saturday as part of Child Passenger Safety Week

A border wall between Douglas and Mexico.

AZ Week: Rural Hospitals Disappear Nationwide

Arizona border community of Douglas lost its hospital in July; Bisbee, Sierra Vista pick up the slack.

Affordable Care Act Insurance Rolls Decline in Arizona

154,000 have coverage through federal marketplace, reduction of 6.7% in three months.

ASU Research: Colon Cancer Cells Trick Body to Spread

Inflammation actively encourages the spread of cancerous cells.

Why Are Arizona, US Losing Hospitals in Rural Areas?

57 facilities, including one Douglas, have closed in the last 5 years.

Sunset at Yavapai Point, along the Grand Canyon's South Rim.

Dated Technology Hinders Grand Canyon Search And Rescue Efforts

Increased visitors, inconsistent radio communication put strain on first responders

Arizona Medicaid Fee Is Constitutional, Judge Rules

Ruling is a blow to Republican lawmakers who opposed the hospital assessment that paid for extended services

New Emergency Room Coming to Douglas

Three weeks after losing a hospital, the Douglas community gets some good news

Rural health care providers in Southeast Arizona may be facing some new challenges. Governor Jan Brewers budget relies on obtaining an exemption from federal rules so she can reduce the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, the state's Medicaid alternative, and save the state $1.5 billion over the next two years.

Is Arizona Medicaid Funding Mechanism a 'Tax' or a 'Fee'?

Judge to decide if assessment on hospitals violates state Constitution's two-thirds vote provision.

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