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Once easily recognized, signs of measles elude doctors

Medical schools do not dwell on the now-rare virus, its deadly effects.

January 27, 2015 1:10 pmLoading…

California measles outbreak is up to 87 cases in 7 states, Mexico

LOS ANGELES — Officials have now confirmed at least 87 cases of measles in seven states and Mexico, as the outbreak centered in California continues to spread.

January 26, 2015 5:36 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak centered in California climbs to 78 cases

Measles outbreak centered in California climbs to 78 cases

In this January file photo, visitors follow Mickey Mouse for photos at Disneyland, in Anaheim, Calif.

January 23, 2015 5:08 pmLoading…
Pinal County family tests positive for measles

Pinal County family tests positive for measles

The case is likely linked to last month's outbreak in southern California.

January 23, 2015 4:25 pm Related Loading…

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

January 22, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Visitors arrive at the main entrance to the Disney theme parks, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been vaccinated against the disease, including children to…

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

A woman with a Mickey Mouse hat walks toward Sleeping Beauty's Castle at Disneyland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. California public health officials urged those who haven't been vaccinated against measles to avoid Disney parks where a spreading outbreak originated. Seventy peo…

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Visitors ride Dumbo the Flying Elephant at Disneyland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been vaccinated against the disease, including children too young t…

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

A vendor holds balloons at Disneyland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been vaccinated against the disease, including children too young to be immunized, …

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

In this photo taken Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, Jane Szalkowski poses with her 6-month old granddaughter, Livia Simon, who is currently under a measles quarantine as a precaution in Oakland, Calif. The baby visited a doctor's office earlier this month where a child with measles was diagnosed. In …

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Elizabeth Orsini takes pictures of her hairband with the Sleeping Beauty's Castle in the background at Disneyland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been va…

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

LOS ANGELES — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

January 22, 2015 4:47 pm Photos

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Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Visitors follow Mickey Mouse for photos at Disneyland, in Anaheim, Calif., where a major measles outbreak has been traced.

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Arizona measles case linked to Disneyland outbreak

Arizona measles case linked to Disneyland outbreak

A measles outbreak that was traced to the theme parks has sickened 70 people and spread to five states.

January 22, 2015 10:35 amLoading…
UA weighs total ban of tobacco products

UA weighs total ban of tobacco products

The proposal would include all UA property, indoors and out.

July 17, 2014 7:00 pm Related Loading…
Two Tucson behavioral health nonprofits merge

Two Tucson behavioral health nonprofits merge

Two longtime behavioral-health nonprofits in Southern Arizona have merged with a new name that’s effective today.

April 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Get health questions answered for free at the library

If you have a health related question, need to find low-cost health care resources in Pima County or want to know what your blood pressure is, head over to the Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road, tomorrow at noon.

May 19, 2013 4:30 pmLoading…

Will the new health-care law deliver needed reforms?

WASHINGTON - The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has failed to live up to its promises - or even its name.

March 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Will the new health-care law deliver needed reforms?

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The new Affordable Care Act provides both short- and long-term plans for health improvement. Its success depends on full implementation of short-term health insurance access and long-term public-health elements.

March 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

County considers ban on smoking

Pima County employees might soon have good reason to take a smoking break - or more accurately, take a break from smoking.

September 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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