Oro Valley Hospital recently became a pediatric prepared emergency care certified hospital by the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Pamela Spencer, a pediatric intensive care nurse.
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.
Cases of whooping cough - an infection that can kill otherwise healthy infants - continued to climb in Arizona this year.
Cases of a respiratory infection that can be fatal in infants are up 40 percent statewide over this time last year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Mega R. Mease, whose
healing touch brings comfort.
Waiting for the H1N1 flu vaccine? Well, you might have to wait a
bit longer for a seasonal flu shot, too.
With a hug and a smile, Vail's Ocotillo Ridge Elementary has
taken its first steps toward purchasing a much-needed