The Humane Society of Southern Arizona hosted another community vaccination clinic last weekend — with free distemper vaccinations in an effort to protect the community’s dogs from the deadly distemper virus.
The sight of white, middle-class moms chatting at parks, schools and sports practices is starting to scare me.
The El Rio Community Health Center and Pima County Health Department will host four back-to-school immunization events within the next few weeks, starting today.
Tiny Bryanna Robles was in respiratory failure from whooping cough and her parents were agonizing over a controversial, high-risk and last-ditch intervention.
Infant Bryanna Robles is pictured during her hospital stay at the University of Arizona Medical Center, where she nearly died from whooping cough. Her treatment worked, and she is scheduled to go home Monday.
Richard Lopez holds his sleeping 7-week-old niece, Bryanna Robles, at the Diamond Children's medical center at the UA. The mood in Bryanna's room was celebratory, with the news that she would be discharged after weeks in ICU with whooping cough, which almost killed her.
PHOENIX - State lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to allowing foster children to be placed in homes where other youngsters are not immunized, saying a loving home outweighs the health concerns.
As vicious, disfiguring diseases like smallpox have faded from public memory, so has the public urgency to vaccinate.
Jennifer Lee Carrell says there are modern lessons to be learned from smallpox, a killer disease that disappeared from nature in 1977.
Pima County is making a $5.4 million investment in Tucson Medical Center.
It's shocking how many parents have chosen to put their kids at risk, and the children of others, by eschewing vaccinations.
Vaccine-preventable disease rates in the U.S. are at relatively low levels.
PHOENIX — Arizona parents who choose not to vaccinate their children are putting the whole community at risk, a state house committee here heard this morning.
It’s a late and so far weak flu season in Arizona.
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is offering free
vaccinations for the first 50 cats and dogs brought to a mobile pet
clinic set up at a south-side grocery store Thursday evening.