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H1N1

By | February 12th, 2010|Preparedness|

When’s the last time you heard anything about the pandemic?  It’s been awhile, huh?  Well, it’s still around.  The number of cases is back down to where it was this summer, with cases here and there.  Nothing like it was last October- but the flu is still out there.  We’re still encouraging the stragglers to [...]

Adult Vaccination Rates

By | February 8th, 2010|Preparedness|

The Trust for America’s Health released a report about adult immunization rates across the country last week at: healthyamericans.org.  The Complete Report (PDF 0.2Mb) provides all of the details…  but for a snapshot, the report says that about 69% of Arizona’s seniors have been vaccinated for pneumococcal disease. Vaccinations are an important part of public [...]

A Year of Progress at ADHS

By | February 4th, 2010|General, Newborn Screening, Preparedness, Prevention|

We started on this journey together a year ago.  Thanks for being such good traveling companions.  We’ve been through a lot.  We’ve had challenges, fears, anxiety, good times, laughs, & fun.  We’ve sacrificed some of our programs, but we’ve made a great deal of progress too.  Overall- the year was a net plus.  I say [...]

Lancet Withdraws 12 Year Old Flawed Autism Article

By | February 3rd, 2010|General, Preparedness|

An article published in the journal Lancet nearly 12 years ago set the public health world on fire.  The article published by Wakefield and 12 other authors suggested that they had found a link between the MMR (measles mumps rubella) vaccine and autism and bowel disease.  Since that time, a great deal of research has [...]