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WASHINGTON - Four of five adult Native Americans in Arizona were obese or overweight in 2013, the highest rate in the nation among states studied in a new report.
The state agency overseeing X-ray facilities is overdue on inspections for about half of them, creating a public health risk, the Arizona Auditor General's Office reports.
Chris Mullin already operated two drug treatment centers in Spokane, Washington, but decided to open Recovery Oasis in Tempe because he heard there was a severe shortage in Arizona.
Hand in hand, Ken Koch walks his wife, Mary, to the dishwasher and opens it for her. She pauses and looks at the dishes, then grabs a mug and taps it on the drying towel. Into the cupboard and back again, Mary takes her time unloading.
During his long career in public health, including six years heading the Arizona Department of Health Services, Will Humble has seen plenty of reasons why people pass on a flu vaccination.
The graveyard of bright orange prescription bottles and stray single-dose tablets in many home medicine cabinets may be concealing the threat of addiction.
The Mexican Consulate in Phoenix offers free flu shots and a growing number of health services to immigrants and others in need.
The American Heart Association held a Twitter discussion Wednesday to provide tips on how to be more physically active. Explore the back and forth.
Until recently, using the crowdsourced information on Yelp to decide which hospital to go to meant navigating star ratings and seemingly countless consumer reviews.
Head lice is a health issue few people want to admit to dealing with. The truth is that it’s all too common for kids to find themselves in the chair due to head lice.
Kneeling on the floor with only a sheet covering it, firefighter Nathan Phillips stretches a rubber tourniquet as tight as he can around the severed leg of his patient.