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WASHINGTON — Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads.
When Eugene “Gene” Butler felt sick several months ago, he thought it was the flu. He was tired, ran a fever, and had a cough.
A new state-ordered mandate on insurance companies could soon mean more accessible -- and definitely more affordable -- health care in rural areas of Arizona.
The White House has released a list of impacts to Arizona from automatic budget cuts that are set to take hold this week.
Having a child reach toddler age involves many exciting new questions and avenues for parents: What should my child eat? What books should I read to my child? What activities should I start involving him or her in? How should I socially interact my child?
Hospital emergency rooms in the East Valley “exploded” with patients in the last two weeks, health officials reported.
Valley Fever among Arizonans continues to run high, according to the state Department of Health Services.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Is a gun like a virus, a car, tobacco or alcohol? Yes say public health experts, who in the wake of recent mass shootings are calling for a fresh look at gun violence as a social disease.
The secret to a longer, healthier life is:
Weather conditions, circumstances and time permitting, an area of Mesa previously scheduled for mosquito spraying will be fogged midnight Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.
Arizona State University has been awarded a four-year, $30 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to protect military personnel against bioterrorism.
Arizona continues to see elevated levels of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
Fewer Arizonans are experiencing the flu this year - much fewer - based on statistics from the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Many people in the Valley know about Valley Fever, but did you know that pets can also contract the fungal infection?
The sniffles, runny nose and cough going around your home may be a cold, but recent numbers also show RSV is ramping up in the Valley.
The vaccine against whooping cough falters after only about three years, a preliminary study suggests, adding support to school rules requiring kids to get the vaccination periodically.
Infections are around us all our lives. Most seem to be short-lived, miserable bouts of intestinal or respiratory bugs that so often drive us to a doctor.
Gonorrhea is becoming more difficult to treat with readily available antibiotics. In time, a case may show up in the U.S. that doesn't respond to any drugs currently in use.
A new report finds there are high rates of sexually transmitted diseases among people arrested in Maricopa County. The report was conducted in partnership between the Arizona Arrestee Reporting Information Network and ASU's Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety.
You may be pleased to know that the flu season is over in the Northern Hemisphere, according to the World Health Organization.
Tonsils. Oh, how we may come to miss them.
The U.S. is on track to have the most cases of measles this year in more than a decade: 118 through May 20.
There are medical and scientific studies aplenty that point the way to new cures and better practices. And then there are those that make us cringe and think, "eww, gross."