PHOENIX — Karen O’Donnell may have only met Muhammad Ali twice, but Ali's efforts in the fight against Parkinson's disease have been invaluable to her and her husband, John, who has suffered from the disease for 23 years.
PHOENIX – Muhammad Ali, the boxing great and Paradise Valley resident who died Friday at age 74, lived with Parkinson’s for more than three decades.
PHOENIX – Just days after she was born, Jemma Starks nearly died. Surgeons have operated on her three times over her 2½ years to keep her heart beating.
PHOENIX — A measles outbreak is moving north in Arizona. State health officials report 11 confirmed cases of measles in Pinal and Maricopa counties.
WASHINGTON - Phoenix is one of the best regions in the nation when it comes surveillance of mosquitos that can carry the Zika virus, one of the hard science approaches that could help check the spread of the disease, an Arizona epidemiologist said Wednesday.
PHOENIX — A relatively new heart surgery procedure radically lowers the recovery time for patients and may help save lives, according to medical experts who are training physicians in Arizona on the method.
PHOENIX — Arizona health officials joined the global battle to fight the Zika virus in a daylong summit Tuesday, educating doctors and other medical professionals and emergency personnel on ways to prevent and handle the mosquito-born virus that causes devastating birth defects.
WASHINGTON - Jose Robles is the picture of health. And because of that, he has to remain sick, even though new drugs would likely cure him of the disease he's had since birth.
WASHINGTON - One word keeps coming up as Amber Stites describes her night - late.
For more than 10 years, professor Stephen Johnston and a team of researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute have been developing a cancer vaccine aimed at preventing all types of cancer.
Children in the state’s lower-income urban communities suffer more serious bouts of asthma caused by dirty air and other pollutants - despite decades of state and local monitoring and repeated concerns that air in their neighborhoods is dangerous to their health.
When you arrive to the doctor’s office, chances are that you’re about to wait. And wait. And wait some more.