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Measles

Health officials in Pima wary after Phoenix measles report

Pima County health officials are closely watching the investigation into a measles case confirmed in an unvaccinated traveler to Phoenix.

April 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Factors that make for 'herd immunity'

If enough people are vaccinated, an isolated case of infectious disease will not morph into a full-blown outbreak.

May 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Opening a dialogue about childhood vaccinations

Vaccine-preventable disease rates in the U.S. are at relatively low levels.

April 26, 2012 5:45 amLoading…
Injectable H1N1 vaccine is here now

Injectable H1N1 vaccine is here now

Injectable vaccine against the novel 2009 H1N1 virus has begun arriving in Pima County, and providers are administering it to those at highest risk.

October 15, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Greg Hansen : After a review, replay is not all that great

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.

October 13, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Hospitals setting protocols for flu

Hospitals setting protocols for flu

Southern Arizonans who are sick with the flu and go to a local emergency room may not be allowed inside, at least not right away.

September 19, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Hospitals setting protocols for flu

Hospitals setting protocols for flu

 

September 19, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

75% of AZ toddlers get recommended vaccination series

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.

September 10, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Around the world

MEXICO

September 08, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Health debate must focus on people, not budgets

Health debate must focus on people, not budgets

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."

August 13, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Letters to the editor

Presidential powers have limitations

July 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer OKs law making it harder to sue for ER injury

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 lawsuits.

July 12, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD has 6 school-nurse posts open; pay gap remains a problem

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.

July 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Health department cuts could backfire on county

Health department cuts could backfire on county

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…

June 11, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

No reason to buy supplemental bovine colostrum

Is there a benefit to bovine colostrum as a supplement?

May 20, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Gene insertion key to novel method of fighting AIDS virus

WASHINGTON — Like a general whose direct attacks aren't working, scientists are now trying to outflank the AIDS virus.

May 18, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Vaccine refusals said to be creating disease outbreaks

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.

May 07, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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