More Pima County Health & Medicine Stories

State's Nonprofits May Feel Squeeze of Minimum Wage Hike

Groups serving developmentally disabled adults fear they may have to close their doors.

Arizona Opioid-Related Deaths Rise Less Than US Average

Heroin is most commonly abused illicit substance contributing to death in Pima County.

Mental Health Key to Reducing Pima County Jail Population

Officials focus on screenings, services with $1.5M grant to keep people out of jail.

Understanding Mental Health Issues at Pima County Jail

Hear speakers discuss dealing with mental illness, substance abuse in the county jail.

Pet Adopting, Intake Stopped Due to Disease Outbreak

A dozen dogs have been diagnosed with distemper and Strep zoo at Pima center.

Health Care Market Opens; Two Carriers in Pima County

Officials are reaching out to raise awareness of coverage options, financial assistance.

SynCardia Official: Tucson Operations Expected to Continue

Artificial heart manufacturer went through bankruptcy, sale in July.

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.

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.

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

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