The Association of Respiratory Care Students at Gateway Community College, in conjunction with the Arizona Lung Association, will have its first meeting of the Better Breathers Club from 2 to 4 p.m. on April 13 at Gateway, 108 N. 40th St. in Phoenix.
The American Lung Association toured Ahwatukee Foothills this
week to inform residents of the need for Chronic Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer awareness as a pre-kickoff
before Saturday's Fight for Air Climb downtown.
Five pediatric deaths connected with influenza were reported
during the 2010-11 season, according to the Arizona Department of
Health Services. The season concluded with the latest report, which
covers Sept. 25 to Oct. 4.
A Sun City West physician said he believes the Phoenix area
could see a sizable outbreak in valley fever cases stemming from
Tuesday night’s haboob that sent dust spores airborne for hundreds
of miles across Arizona — and possibly beyond.