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New, unused lunch boxes needed for pediatric cancer patients

The lunch boxes are a place where pediatric patients can store their numerous medications

July 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Encountering the 'terrible twos'? Remember you're in charge.

“Joshua developed the ‘terrible twos’ overnight! Yesterday he was docile and loved going to the park. Today when I asked him if he wanted to go to the park he said ‘no,” really loud. Then when I asked him to stop playing with the liquid soap at the sink he said no and yelled ‘go way.’ What do I do?”

June 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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…

New case of whooping cough at Vail school

A case of whooping cough in an unvaccinated child has been confirmed at Sycamore Elementary School in the Vail Unified School District.

November 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Prominent UA physician V. Fulginiti dies

Prominent UA physician V. Fulginiti dies

Pioneering Tucson pediatrician and internationally recognized scientist Dr. Vincent A. Fulginiti died of cancer March 19. He was 81.

March 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Prominent UA physician V. Fulginiti dies

Prominent UA physician V. Fulginiti dies

Vincent A. Fulginiti

March 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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.

February 21, 2013 6:15 amLoading…

George Comerci, founding member of UA pediatrics department, dies

Services for a University of Arizona physician and pediatrics pioneer are set for Saturday morning in Tucson.

February 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona infant dies of whooping cough

PHOENIX — The death of a Maricopa County infant from whooping cough is prompting health officials to urge residents to make sure they’re vaccinated.

April 26, 2012 8:55 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…

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