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Ebola risk here called low, but preparations intensify

Ebola risk here called low, but preparations intensify

Tucson-area hospitals, health officials step up education and training efforts.

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Local Valley Fever cases have spiked significantly, CDC says

Coccidioidomycosis, also known as valley fever, has increased significantly in its "endemic area," which includes Arizona.

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Blog: Four drinks or more? You might be a binge drinker

Nearly 14 million American women binge drink at least three times per month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

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Arizona RSV cases up 40% this year over last

Arizona RSV cases up 40% this year over last

Cases of a respiratory infection that can be fatal in infants are up 40 percent statewide over this time last year.

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Experts: Not too early for a flu shot

Those promotions for flu shots that have begun appearing around Tucson are not premature - now is a good time to get immunized, health officials say.

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West Nile prevalence in Ariz. is in line with previous years

West Nile prevalence in Ariz. is in line with previous years

While West Nile virus is reaching record levels in some parts of the country, Pima County has had one probable case - on par with the number infected at this time last year, local health officials say.

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Blog: Baby Boomer? Get a Hep C test, feds say

Baby Boomers account for three quarters of Hepatitis C infections and deaths, which is why the federal government says everyone in this generation needs a test.

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No end to obesity epidemic, 20-year forecast show

WASHINGTON — The obesity epidemic may be slowing, but don’t take in those pants yet.

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Blog: CDC honors Tucson mom for vaccine advocacy

In recognition of lobbying work that resulted in a state-mandated vaccination against meningitis, Tucson mother Leslie Maier will receive a prestigious national award today.

May 02, 2012 12:09 pmLoading…
CDC: 1 in 64 kids in AZ has autism

CDC: 1 in 64 kids in AZ has autism

Christopher Astacio reads with his daughter Cristina, 2, who was recently diagnosed with a mild form of autism, in New York. Autism cases are on the rise again, largely due to wider screening and better diagnosis.

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CDC: 1 in 64 kids in AZ has autism

CDC: 1 in 64 kids in AZ has autism

One in 64 Arizona children has been identified as having autism spectrum disorder, says a new national study released Thursday.

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