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Sonora Quest Laboratories recently received the Showcase in Excellence Award for its work in the microbiology lab at Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert.
When Arizona State University senior Nisarg Patel’s friend returned from a research expedition in Guatemala and expressed concern regarding children drinking contaminated water that could cause diarrhea and other waterborne illnesses, it got Patel thinking about a solution.
A Fort Worth beef processor is recalling nearly 16,000 pounds of beef products because they may be contaminated by E. coli.
A Valley woman is facing a charge of attempted first-degree murder after she allegedly tampered with her husband’s IV following a surgical procedure.
What does good dental hygiene look like for children?
HAVANA — Each summer, microscopic dust particles kicked up by African sandstorms blow thousands of miles (kilometers) across the Atlantic to arrive in the Caribbean, limiting airplane pilots' visibility to just a few miles and contributing to the suffering of asthmatics trying to draw breath.
Americans believe in science. Generally, most of us have faith in medicine. A majority of Americans, though ever-thinning, tell pollsters they’re religious and yet we’ve reached virtual consensus about going to the hospital when we’re sick. We are, in some cases, obligated by law to seek medical care. Courts have found the denial of medical care to children, when it results in their death, to be a crime. In the eyes of the law, science trumps religious fervor.
The number of E. coli cases related to a Valley Mexican restaurant has increased to 74.
The Maricopa County Departments of Public Health and Environmental Services, in collaboration with the Arizona Department of Health Services, is investigating an outbreak that appears to be linked to the Federico’s Mexican Restaurant located at 13132 W. Camelback Road in Litchfield Park.
BOISE, Idaho — A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high-tech spuds.
LOS ANGELES — A toy poodle that was rushed to the vet after swallowing a tube sock. A Great Dane that had to be operated on three times for eating his owner's shoulder pads.
Your dishwasher, sink drain and garbage disposal do the major dirty work in your kitchen, and you can keep them smelling fresh and running efficiently with a few easy steps.
Strong winds making their way across our state on Monday are kicking up more than just dirt and dust.
People new to gardening ask the darndest questions: about how seeds work, about growing the perfect tomato, about waging war with insects (many of them beneficial).
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dogs and cats can't brush, spit, gargle or floss on their own. So owners who want to avoid bad pet breath will need to lend a hand.
LUBBOCK, Texas — Attention, bread shoppers: A Texas company could have the answer to some consumers' unwelcome discovery that just-purchased loaves contain mold.
The problem with buttermilk is there isn’t a lot of “real” buttermilk around.
With flu season upon us, many people question whether or not they should get a flu shot. Instead of putting your health at great risk by getting a flu shot, a healthier option is to boost your immune system naturally and limit immune suppressors.
Insulin resistance, Type 2 diabetes and obesity (diabesity) are global epidemics that continue to rise and come with major health consequences. Type 2 diabetes is commonly associated with poor diet and inactivity. However, there is now evidence of autoimmunity in Type 2 diabetes.
There’s something missing from our current debate about national health care. Too few are talking about actual health. We lament the red tape, the gaps in insurance coverage and the costs that seem to escalate daily. But we often forget the central point: Our own individual health and well being. How can Americans be healthier, feel better and live longer?
Some San Tan Valley residents have had concerns about Johnson Utilities before, but the latest situation involving a recent E.coli scare has left a number of them swearing off tap water for good.
Johnson Utilities, the water provider for the San Tan Valley area of northeastern Pinal County, was found to have violated multiple environmental regulations in regard to its handling of an August E.coli scare, according to a notice given to the company by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality on Oct. 9.
There’s something missing from our current debate about national health care. Too few are talking about actual health! We lament the red tape, the gaps in insurance coverage and the costs that seem to escalate daily. But we often forget the central point: Our own individual health and well-being. How can Americans be healthier, feel better and live longer?
Patient after patient asked: Is eating organic food, which costs more, really better for me?
Instead of banishing their furry friends to the yard, many pet owners are decorating and remodeling their living spaces with their pets' needs in mind.