The medical staff at Banner Health's 10 Valley hospitals have quit using a rapid test for the H1N1 swine flu virus because of too many false-negative results. About 50 percent of people who came up negative on the rapid test were later found to have swine flu. According to a news release t ... More >>
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Nearly half (48 percent) of 675 physicians polled by a research group believe the H1N1 virus poses some risk for a "catastrophic" global Swine Flu pandemic. The study, done by HCD Research, tracked physicians' opinions weekly since April and found doctors' concerns at an all-time high. "Our ... More >>
Undecided about where to go to dinner tomorrow? Let Dining Out For Life help you figure out a place to dine for a good cause. The annual event, which happens all across the country on Thursday, April 30, benefits the fight against HIV and AIDS. In Arizona, Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS and Northlan ... More >>
Two local doctors will be named in the Guiness Book of World Records for the biggest uterus removal ever. The November 30, 2007 procedure at Tempe St. Luke's is a big deal in the world of minimally invasive surgical techniques, which are far easier on patients than surgeries that involve large i ... More >>
Our intrepid reporter travels north Scottsdale in search of the sweet life. Someone's version of it, anyway
Punk drunk love
Perspectives on suffering
Could Bob Pettit have cured cancer in his lifetime? We might never know, thanks to nasty university politics
Sophie Fisher is autistic. Her mother isn't so sure she wants you to know
The system that serves tiny children with disabilities is nowhere near fixed, after years of trying on the governor's watch
The body Brooke Sterling works so hard to love was built to kill her
When it comes to preventing -- and treating -- crystal meth addiction, Arizona may be getting a clue
One screams, the other doesn't
Racing for health
Local AIDS charities ditch the walk for dinner and dessert, and leave J.D. Hayworth behind
Parents are being told to sleep babies on their backs to avoid SIDS. The medical establishment has ignored the unintended consequences -- and that's making one Tempe company very, very successful
Revivals fight complacency
A New Times writer tells one family's unique story about life with Down Syndrome, and then shares her own
The Spike gets down with MTV and Jello Biafra
Mark Brnovich stands up and opposes the smoking ban
Coping with HIV and AIDS through art
How Blanche Davidian won over skinheads with Cantonese, and other tales
Need some quick cash? Everyone makes a killing when doctors and clinics scam the insurance companies.
Arizona's organ donations are in trouble for a reason.
ER doc Kevin Veale knows what ails local trauma centers
Meet the creator of edible vaccines
Dr. Michael Teodori holds the hearts of many Valley children - often literally - in his hands
Marla Wing is a political activist and a lot of other things. You figure it out.
Having a drink - but not a smoke - with the number one enemy of Proposition 200
The love story that may spark Arizona's New Economy.
Outspoken abortionist Dr. Brian Finkel faces possible prosecution in multiple patient molestation case
State-funded sex abstinence classes for adults face financial turn-off
Dr. Michael Berens has been vilified by animal rights activists for drilling holes in beagle puppies. Is he on the path to curing brain cancer?
The short life and times of Johnny Jardine, Part 1
Language isn't the only thing getting lost in the translation as Hispanic patients struggle to communicate with English-speaking ER doctors
Anthrax vaccine opponents are finding more allies in Congress
Mandatory participation in military's anthrax vaccine program pushes plunger on medical controversy
Trash-talking abortionist Dr. Brian Finkel has a message for pro-life zealots: "Kiss my ass."
State misspent $350,000 of federal funds earmarked for HIV and substance-abuse services
Nobody can say why Loi Nguyen fell through the cracks. All they can say is they're sorry.
That's a question Phoenix Fire Department officials are asking as firefighters continue to test positive for tuberculosis
Some local groups are unhappy over the AIDS fund raiser
He's been the Valley's most prominent AIDS doctor. But now Ken Fisher faces charges that threaten his reputation and his career.
Proposition 200 -- the Drug Medicalization Act -- is causing high anxiety among politicians and lawmen
Breast-cancer survivors put fears on ice in "melt-down" exhibition