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The Answer is Blowin’ in the Wind

By | September 19th, 2012|Preparedness, Prevention|

Another AZ monsoon season has come and gone.  The seasonal winds blow more than dust in the air, they stir up questions and concerns about Valley Fever. Those who have been in Arizona for a while may know that Valley Fever is a lung infection caused by a fungus that’s common in our desert soil (below [...]

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Emergency Room Care

By | October 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Thanks to the 2009 Vital Statistics report, we also know that AZ residents went to the ER more than 1.8 million times.  The top reasons (about 25%) for those visits were abdominal pain, acute upper respiratory infection, chest pain, cuts, mental disorders, and spinal disorders.  More than 1,300 Arizonans were treated in an emergency room for [...]

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