Studying Vaccine Choice

By | January 25th, 2013|Preparedness, Prevention|

As I mentioned in a blog post a few weeks ago, more AZ parents are choosing not to vaccinate their kids- and using “personal exemptions” when they enroll their kids in school.  If the trend continues, we could jeopardize our immunization rates enough so that we'd see long gone diseases like measles and mumps return in [...]

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ADHS & UA Score New Traumatic Brain Injury Grant

By | March 4th, 2011|Preparedness|

Approximately 20,000 folks are seen in the AZ emergency departments for a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).  Of these 1,000 die and 4,500 are hospitalized.  At least 2% of the U.S. population has a TBI-related long-term need for help to perform activities of daily living.   So, needless to say, brain injury is a major public health issue.  There’s growing [...]

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