Red Cross: Blood, platelet donations needed in wake of Hurricane Florence

Upcoming blood donation opportunities in southern Arizona.

  Big Pharma was supposed to self-police fentanyl prescriptions. It failed. Patients died.

Internal documents show lax enforcement, missed opportunities by the federal government.

Low-dose aspirin increases risk of bleeding, study says

According to the studies, healthy people appear to be wasting their money by taking aspirin every day.

GRAPHIC: ‘Black, hairy tongue’: Yes, this really happens

A report in the New England Journal of Medicine said a 55-year-old woman developed the tongue condition as a side-effect to treatment of a wound infection she developed after sustaining severe leg injuries in an auto accident.

Banner – University Medical Centers in Tucson, Phoenix recognized as Best Hospitals for 2018-19

Tucson's Banner - University Medical Center ranked nationally in three specialties - Nephrology (#50), Pulmonology (#49) and Gynecology (#36). Banner UMC also had high performing specialties in Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery and Geriatrics.

Report: Dollar Tree crayons contain asbestos

Playskool crayons, sold at Dollar Tree, were found to have trace amounts of asbestos.

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Hidden allergens could be in your food

Experts estimate as many as 15 million Americans have food allergies and while we all know reactions to things like peanuts can be serious, there are other potential allergens that aren't necessarily labeled.

New El Rio Clinic under construction

New center to be bigger and better for families who need medical services.

VA offers seasonal flu shot clinics for veterans in southern AZ

The schedule for the Southern Arizona VA Health Care Systems flu shot clinics for eligible veterans.

H1N1 concerns are for this fall

While WHO declares an H1N1 pandemic, Arizona looks ahead at how to handle the virus this fall.

Prostate cancer treatment has fewer side effects

New treatment being tested in men in England holds promise over current treatments that can cause problems in men with PC.

Liver cancer treatment may change outcomes

Treatment targets tumors with intense radiation.   Doctors hope to shrink the tumors enough to operate.

Health And Insurance Fair

Wingspan is hosting a health fair for men, women and children.

Less Invasive Surgery May Help Obese Patients

Read what doctors at UCLA found about what's called sleeve gastrectomy surgery.  Sometimes it's all that's needed for obese patients.

How your knees can last a lifetime

A local author shows us how to keep your knees healthy and pain-free.

What are food labels really telling you?

In today's fast paced world, a lot of us don't have time to read through the convoluted details of nutrition labels when we are out shopping and trying to plan a nutritious meal. I myself am a label reader and still find that I am often confused by some of the tricky marketing tactics that can be found on the food labels at the supermarket. If you find yourself wondering what the difference is between products that are marketed as low fat or reduced fat, you are not alone. Luckily, the Food a...

Next week is National Women's Lung Health Week

May 11-15 is National Women's Lung Health Week and the American Lung Association in Arizona - Tucson wants you to know some facts.

Carondelet plans health-care pavilion near Sahuarita Town Hall

The first phase of construction will start in summer 2013 on a 21-acre parcel purchased by Carondelet in 2006. The medical pavilion will be located south of Sahuarita Road along Desert Gem Lane.

Dr. Oz: Only you can

Dr. Oz talks one-on-one with Mindy Blake about people taking charge of their own health.

Cochise H1N1 Clinics 11/17-11/20

Check here for clinic dates and times in Cochise County.

TMC breaks ground on peds unit expansion

TMC starts an ambitious five year project.  Read about the first phase.

UA Doctor to study Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

UA researcher will study the most preventable birth defect in developed countries.

Call for participants at risk of diabetes

University of Arizona health experts are looking for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes to teach them better eating and lifestyle habits to prevent the onset of the disease.

New treatment can reverse stroke damage

Read about a Tucson woman who got immediate treatment for a stroke.  Treatment that reversed the damage.

VA offering seasonal flu shots now

Check here to find dates, times and locations of flu shot clinics for veterans.

H1N1 nasal vaccine arrives in Pima County

The first batch of H1N1 vaccine is here, but there is a problem.

Diet Pill Recall

FDA Warns Consumers to Stop Using Hydroxycut Products

Study has warning for heart patients

A new study warns that a combination of drugs commonly given to heart attack patients may do more harm than good.

Peanut allergy cure?

Researchers in England may have found a cure for the potentially fatal peanut allergy that affects millions of people around the world.

New cancer report on African-Americans

African-Americans are often diagnosed when the disease is in a later stage.

Tucson Woman Enjoys Oprah's Spa Adventure

Oprah thought so much of Patti Noland's story, she invited her to visit Miraval spa for an adventure!

TUSD Letter To Parents Regarding MRSA Concerns

Read MRSA Letter To TUSD Parents

Hospitals Pass On Cost Of Treating Border Crossers

Federal reimbursements to hospitals soon will be a thing of the past.

Vision Van Helps Kids See

Vision Van travels the country serving underprivileged children and adults.

Tucson Woman Dies From West Nile

Tucson woman has died from West Nile Virus.   It's the first West Nile death statewide this season.

Juvenile Diabetes

More than 13,000 children will be diagnosed with juvenile diabetes, learn how you can help.

Making Strides A Huge Success

Thousands turn out to honor cancer survivors, remember those who have died, and raise money for breast cancer research and treatment.

New Drug To Prevent Breast Cancer Better Than Gold Standard

Results from a large new study show a drug now used to treat osteoporosis may be a better choice for some women than the widely-prescribed drug Tamoxifen.

Study Shows Diet Change May Affect Breast Cancer Risk

Women reduced fat in their diets and reduced their chances of breast cancer returning.

Measuring A Man's Risk Of Diabetes

Men who are worried about their diabetes risk should take a close look at their waistlines.

Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Showing Promise

An experimental drug for Alzheimer's Disease is showing great promise, even though it is not a cure.