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.
WASHINGTON - Mixed martial arts fighter Phil Davis has a theory about fighting that he said neatly sums up the problem of concussions in professional sports.
As barber Anthony Gathers gives a loyal customer of 20 years a haircut, another customer gets out of his chair and starts to strap on a blood-pressure monitor while chatting with Gathers. After a minute or two the customer slides off the cuff and checks his levels.
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration announced that manufacturers can start adding folic acid to corn masa flour beginning Friday, a move long pursued by advocates who say it will curb birth defects in the Hispanic community.
FLORENCE - While thousands of Country Thunder fans were enjoying the music at the weekend outdoor festival, dust stirred by strong winds raised health concerns.
SCOTTSDALE – Michael Slavik is all smiles as he walks to the ice with his teammates.
The number of confirmed flu cases in Arizona has increased 68 percent compared to the previous flu season, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services influenza summary report.
WASHINGTON - It's a jarring statement, but for Dr. David Armstrong and his patients it makes complete sense: "Pain is a gift from God."
In February, Walmart coworkers Brent Anderson and Cathy Villa performed CPR on a colleague suffering from a heart attack until firefighters arrived on scene. The pair was honored for their life-saving efforts by the Phoenix Fire Department on Wednesday. (Video by Lauren Michaels/Cronkite News)
The first case of Zika virus in Arizona has been confirmed in a woman who traveled outside the country before returning to Arizona, health officials have confirmed.