Wednesday, January 26, 2005 12:00 am
Jan. 26, 2005 - River Road has as many twists and turns as the
winding waterway for which it is named. The road also will have its
share of rough water during the next 20 months or so.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 4:00 am
Nearly everyone has an occasional headache. The most common type of headache — a tension headache — is usually caused by tight muscles in your shoulders, neck, scalp and jaw. They are often related to stress, depression or anxiety. You are more likely to get tension headaches if you don’t get enough sleep, are overworked, miss meals or use drugs or alcohol.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 4:00 am
Books for the young adult audience have always had their own charm and adult fans, but recently it seems that many have taken off and found mainstream success that goes far beyond a teen audience. The next one to do that may just be “Flicker” by Melanie Hooyenga.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 11:00 pm
It's illegal to burn trash in Pima County, the Pima County
Department of Environmental Quality is reminding.
Sunday, March 17, 2013 10:00 pm
(BPT) - Parents of young athletes know that along with the many benefits of participating in sports, there comes a certain amount of injury risk. And while most would agree that the benefits of being active and involved in athletics outweigh those risks, it’s important to make sure your child gets proper treatment if an injury occurs. As more evidence surfaces about long-term health challenges related to concussions, it’s especially crucial that parents bring themselves up to speed on the proper procedures for caring for an athlete who experiences a concussion.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 4:00 am
News of the West Nile virus’ rampant spread across the U.S. has dominated the media in recent weeks. During 2012, 48 states have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds or mosquitoes and 1,118 cases of West Nile virus disease in people – including 41 deaths – have been reported to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)If youre among the nearly 75 percent of menopausal women who suffer from hot flashes,1 it can be tough to enjoy the sunny weather worrying about a sudden hot flash in summertime. And since hot weather tends to be a common hot flash trigger,2 these sudden feelings of warmth can be exacerbated. But, with just a little planning and preparation you can get on the right track to an enjoyable summer.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 3:22 pm
Understanding pain isn’t about just prescribing medication. For Dr. Eugene W. Johnson, it’s important to understand the full scope of your physical problems before administering treatment.
Monday, November 19, 2012 11:00 pm
If traveling for the holidays is in your near future, a headache might not be too far behind. But, with these helpful travel tips, getting from point A to point B can be a whole lot easier. From what to pack to what to anticipate when you arrive at your relative’s house, you are covered in this holiday travel guide.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7:55 pm
Northwest Fire District paramedics were called to the Costco located at 3901 W. Costco Drive near Orange Grove and Thornydale after a 44 year-old male construction worker collapsed with possible heat related illness.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 10:25 am
Northwest Fire District paramedics have responded to three medical incidents that have involved heat related issues. The calls began shortly after noon Tuesday, as the temperatures reached above 100 degrees.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 11:43 am
Another week of working out. It is about 6 weeks into this
fitness journey, and I am down 21 pounds! I am very encouraged by
that, and have not lost over 20 pounds (and kept it off) before. I
have tried healthy eating plans before and this is about the time I
give up because it is so hard, and my old habits kick in.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:00 am
Neurologist Dr. Din joins Northwest
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 12:00 am
A friend of mine is stressed out. Her
25-year-old daughter, though still a full-time student, is too old
to remain on her mother's health insurance plan. She looked into
the student insurance offered at her college, but it wasn't a very
good one. Now the two of them feel stuck and unsure of what to do
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 11:00 pm
A medically compromised, 13-year-old boy in southwest Tucson has
been identified as Pima County's first fatality due to
complications from the H1N1 virus, the swine flu.
Sunday, January 20, 2013 11:00 pm
(BPT) - When a person is in pain, he or she will seek options to attempt to reduce or eliminate the pain. For minor pains like headaches, muscle aches and small wounds, often over-the-counter drugs can help reduce suffering. But people with chronic pain may have to search for other solutions.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 11:00 pm
(BPT) - Christmas Day 2012 will see Tim Daugherty back at the head of the dinner table where he belongs with his wife Debbie and their family in his hometown of Florence, Oregon. Two years ago, after an unexpected and frightening diagnosis during a routine medical exam, Tim, a 52-year-old fifth grade school teacher, wasn't sure he'd be around much longer to enjoy the simple pleasures of life with his wife of more than 30 years, their three grown children, and their two grandchildren.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 10:00 pm
(BPT) - - Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. As men age, their risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer significantly increases and it is estimated that this year alone, more than 28,000 men will die from the disease. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African American men are two times more likely to die from prostate cancer over any other race.
Friday, July 27, 2012 10:48 am
With monsoon season in full swing, breeding grounds for mosquitoes have increased, and officials are warning residents to take caution.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 4:00 am
For the past year and half, Peppermint Jim Crosby has been growing his mint business in Tucson, and bringing the benefits of mint to the city one person at a time.
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 11:00 pm
The Marana Unified School District is implementing the Community
Food Bank's Snak Paks for Kids program at Roadrunner Elementary
Sunday, April 14, 2013 10:00 pm
(BPT) - The number of people living with type 2 diabetes continues to grow. In the United States, it is estimated that approximately 23 million Americans are currently living with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of the disease and is a progressive and chronic condition. Patients should work with a health care professional to manage and monitor their disease.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 9:25 am
Spring travel can offer a much-needed cure for cabin fever. Whether you’re planning to head to the closest national park or sunny beach, or you’re trekking around the globe, there’s no question that technology has made traveling easier than ever before.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 8:23 am
(NewsUSA) - Spring cleaning is the excuse many people need to kick things into high gear -- whether it's cleaning out the garage or changing home filters to get rid of winter dust. Digital spring cleaning may not be on the list, yet.
Thursday, March 14, 2013 10:00 pm
(BPT) - Have you noticed that someone important to you seems to be feeling sad, empty and lacking energy? Have they lost interest in activities they once enjoyed? Has this been going on for two weeks or more? It’s possible that they may be experiencing symptoms of depression.