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During October, breast cancer awareness is often top of mind. more
On Sept. 24, officials finally recommended the use of COVID-19 booster shots to expand immunity against the virus for a few key groups. more
COVID-19 isn’t the only virus making its way through Maricopa County at the moment. The West Nile virus, a disease carried by some mosquitoes, is on the rise in the Valley, thanks to record high rainfall. more
Severe hospitalizations for COVID-19 complications have plateaued in recent weeks, but local health experts say that’s likely a short-lived phenomenon. more
Over the course of the past 18 months, Arizona has amassed one of the highest COVID-19 fatality rates in the country. more
The state of Arizona is stepping in to help hospitals suffering with severe staffing shortages amid a third wave of COVID-19. more
With hospitals already spending many resources in the fight against COVID, Banner Health locations are seeing a new trend among patients — ivermectin. more
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, hospitals across the U.S. and in Arizona reported a shortage of protective equipment, such as masks, gloves and basic necessities such as bleach and sanitizer that hospitals need even when they aren’t embroiled in a global health crisis. more
Banner Health and Mesa Community College have collaborated on a new certification program to fill a much-needed hidden gap in the health care industry. more
PHOENIX - Facing a surge of patients, COVID and otherwise, the state's largest hospital chain is providing care in hallways, waiting rooms and even ambulances during surges and is making … more
Phoenix hospitals are being hammered by a third surge of COVID-19 as they continue to work amid severe staffing shortages. But medical professionals and experts worry those long-running shortages may only be further hampered by hospitals’ vaccine mandates, which require employees to get vaccinated against the virus as a condition of employment. more
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