Pima County health officials are closely watching the investigation into a measles case confirmed in an unvaccinated traveler to Phoenix.
If enough people are vaccinated, an isolated case of infectious disease will not morph into a full-blown outbreak.
Vaccine-preventable disease rates in the U.S. are at relatively low levels.
Injectable vaccine against the novel 2009 H1N1 virus has begun
arriving in Pima County, and providers are administering it to
those at highest risk.
The press box elevator at Husky Stadium hit the concourse level
with six minutes remaining Saturday night. Arizona appeared to be
safely ahead, 30-21, and was driving for more.
Southern Arizonans who are sick with the flu and go to a local
emergency room may not be allowed inside, at least not right
PHOENIX — Three out of four Arizona toddlers are getting the
full recommended series of vaccinations they need, according to the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The scare mongers are at it again, Harry and Louise are being
reincarnated, politicians are scrambling. Opponents of health-care
reform are yelling "socialized medicine."
Presidential powers have limitations
Rejecting the concerns of trial lawyers, Gov. Jan Brewer on
Friday signed legislation that will make it more difficult for
those injured in hospital emergency rooms to pursue malpractice
Though it's been handing out pink slips, there's one job in
Southern Arizona's largest school district that remains open for
hire — school nurse.
The public health of the citizens of Pima County is being
threatened. Current budget recommendations include a 15 percent cut
for the Pima County Department of Health. The cut could result in
the inability to respond adequately to the multiple
infectious-disease threats anticipated in the co…
Is there a benefit to bovine colostrum as a supplement?
WASHINGTON — Like a general whose direct attacks aren't working,
scientists are now trying to outflank the AIDS virus.
More parents are opting not to have children vaccinated with all
the shots health officials recommend, endangering their kids and
fostering disease outbreaks, a study said.