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Skipping flu shot 'not worth Russian Roulette,' survivor says

Skipping flu shot 'not worth Russian Roulette,' survivor says

Lisa Aguilar woke up March 26 not knowing what day it was, where she was, or why she couldn’t walk.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA Medical Center's traveling team tries to save sickest H1N1 flu patients

UA Medical Center's traveling team tries to save sickest H1N1 flu patients

The severity of this season’s H1N1 flu has put a local medical team into overdrive.

March 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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State labels flu "widespread," cases on rise in Pima County

State health officials say influenza is now widespread in Arizona, and Pima County is no exception.

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UA Health Network makes flu shots mandatory

The University of Arizona Health Network, which includes two local hospitals, is for the first time mandating flu shots for workers.

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Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

A flu case was confirmed in Pima County Tuesday, and health officials say now is the time to get immunized.

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UA-led effort seeks valley fever diagnoses

Most doctors obtaining licenses to practice in Arizona have not been trained to diagnose valley fever, a vicious and potentially fatal disease.

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Virus that threatens infants up 85 percent

Respiratory synctial virus (RSV), which can be fatal, is up 85 percent in Arizona this season compared with its last season. RSV season is typically October through March in Tucson.

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Health insurers brace for claims as flu slams US

Health insurers brace for claims as flu slams US

Four-year-old Gabriella Diaz puts on a brave face she receives a flu shot at Whittier Street Health Center in Boston.

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Health insurers brace for claims as flu slams US

Health insurers brace for claims as flu slams US

MINNEAPOLIS - The U.S. influenza season is off to a fast start, which may hurt insurers, hospitals and people lulled by the milder outbreaks of the recent past.

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Cases of flu in AZ, across US already signal busy season

All but two Arizona counties have reported cases of the flu in what is turning out to be an early and busy season.

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Pima's 1st flu case of season reported

A case of flu on Thanksgiving Day that involved a young patient could be Pima County's first influenza case in what looks to be a busy season.

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Blog: Free drive-thru flu shot clinic this week

Northwest Healthcare will hold a drive-thru flu-shot clinic this Thursday, Oct. 24.

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Blog: Get a flu shot with Mayor Rothschild

A free annual health fair that starts at 9 a.m. at the downtown Tucson Armory Park Senior Center tomorrow - Thursday Oct. 4 - will include a flu shot clinic.

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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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Blog: Feds partner with pharmacies to provide health law info

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with local drugstores to help educate customers about new Medicare benefits available under the health-care overhaul.

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Flu season has been weak in AZ, but we likely haven't hit peak yet

It's a late and so far weak flu season in Arizona.

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Arizona’s 1st flu cases confirmed

MESA — Arizona health officials have confirmed the state’s first two flu cases this season.

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Flu activity in state reported 'sporadic'

MESA - Health officials report flu activity in the state is "sporadic."

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