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Oro Valley Hospital ER gets pediatric certification

Oro Valley Hospital recently became a pediatric prepared emergency care certified hospital by the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Ben's Bells: Pediatric nurse started remembrance ceremony

Ben's Bells: Pediatric nurse started remembrance ceremony

The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Pamela Spencer, a pediatric intensive care nurse.

December 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ben's Bells: Pediatric nurse started remembrance ceremony

Ben's Bells: Pediatric nurse started remembrance ceremony

Pam Spencer, center with bell, with co-workers at Diamond Children's Medical Center pediatric intensive care unit. Spencer was nominated for a Ben's Bell by Heather Roberts.

December 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Whooping cough still on the rise in Arizona

Cases of whooping cough - an infection that can kill otherwise healthy infants - continued to climb in Arizona this year.

December 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
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.

December 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Children on psych drugs gain weight alarmingly, study finds

CHICAGO — Children on widely used psychiatric drugs can quickly gain an alarming amount of weight; many pack on nearly 20 pounds and become obese within just 11 weeks, a study found.

October 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Minnesota boy responds well to chemo

Minnesota boy responds well to chemo

MINNEAPOLIS — The parents of a southern Minnesota teenager who once fled the state to avoid chemotherapy went before a judge Monday and asked for the court's role in the case to end, saying they are following the advice of doctors and making sure their son gets the best medical care.

October 27, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Trabajan juntos por la sonrisa de pequeños

Trabajan juntos por la sonrisa de pequeños

La clínica dental sobre ruedas Grin Mobile llegó al estacionamiento de Gallego Basic Elementary School y el personal dental a bordo estaba listo para saludar a los estudiantes cuando llegaban a la clínica.

October 23, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Parents, heed H1N1 flu warnings: 76 kids dead

Parents, heed H1N1 flu warnings: 76 kids dead

CHICAGO — Max Gomez was a bright-eyed 5-year-old happy to have just started kindergarten when he developed sniffles and a fever. His mother figured it was only a cold.

October 13, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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October 11, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Study: ADHD Is Significant Risk Factor for Internet Addiction

Psychiatrists struggling to draft a new manual to diagnose mental illness haven't agreed it's a mental illness yet. But mental health professionals are already gauging, parsing and analyzing Internet addiction, which bears all the hallmarks of addictive behavior.

October 07, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Ben's Bells : Reiki volunteer at UMC 'is kindness in action'

The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Mega R. Mease, whose healing touch brings comfort.

October 03, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Seasonal flu vaccine slow in getting to providers

Seasonal flu vaccine slow in getting to providers

Waiting for the H1N1 flu vaccine? Well, you might have to wait a bit longer for a seasonal flu shot, too.

October 02, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Safety fair is fun for a good cause

Safety fair is fun for a good cause

With a hug and a smile, Vail's Ocotillo Ridge Elementary has taken its first steps toward purchasing a much-needed defibrillator.

October 01, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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