Pioneering Tucson pediatrician and internationally recognized scientist Dr. Vincent A. Fulginiti died of cancer March 19. He was 81.
A billboard along Interstate 10 is disingenuous and misleading parents about childhood vaccinations, some local public health officials say.
The billboard, along Interstate 10 West between Grant Road and Miracle Mile, looks "benign," said Dr. Francisco Garcia, the chief medical officer for the Pima County Health Department. "The issue they leave out when you go to their website is the benefits of vaccines," he added.
State health director Will Humble is asking his staff to study new data on declining vaccination rates and to provide him with "intervention recommendations."
"More AZ parents are choosing not to vaccinate their kids- and using “personal exemptions” when they enroll their kids in school," H…
Northwest Healthcare will hold a drive-thru flu-shot clinic this Thursday, Oct. 24.
If enough people are vaccinated, an isolated case of infectious disease will not morph into a full-blown outbreak.
In recognition of lobbying work that resulted in a state-mandated vaccination against meningitis, Tucson mother Leslie Maier will receive a prestigious national award today.
PHOENIX — The death of a Maricopa County infant from whooping cough is prompting health officials to urge residents to make sure they’re vaccinated.
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.
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.