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19 lives saved, and counting: Cord Blood Awareness Month draws attention to benefits of Arizona Public Cord Blood Program

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has signed a proclamation making the month of July Cord Blood Awareness Month. The proclamation generates attention about stem-cell-rich umbilical cord … READ MORE

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Five nonprofit hospitals launch new alliance to improve access to care, coordination

Five independent, nonprofit community hospitals today announced the formation of the Southern Arizona Hospital Alliance to improve the health and well-being of the communities … READ MORE

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Phoenix Children’s now providing pediatric intensive care, hospitalist coverage for TMC for Children

Tucson Arizona, June 8 -- Phoenix Children's Hospital, one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country with a staff of nearly 1,000 pediatric specialists working across more than 75 pediatric subspecialties, has assumed coverage for intensive care and hospitalist services for TMC for Children. The transition, which began on June 3, was a … READ MORE

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19 lives saved, and counting: Cord Blood Awareness Month draws attention to benefits of Arizona Public Cord Blood Program

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has signed a proclamation making the month of July Cord Blood Awareness Month. The proclamation generates attention about stem-cell-rich umbilical cord blood and how the Arizona Public Cord Blood Program, which TMC is a part of, is saving lives. Each year, thousands of patients in the United States are diagnosed with … READ MORE

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Managing elder health risks in summer temperatures

The summer heat has arrived. For older adults, warmth might mean more joint comfort, but it can also place them at increased health risk. Terri Waldman, the director of Tucson Medical Center’s Geropsychiatric Center at Handmaker, said there are a variety of reasons - including diminished blood circulation, age-related illness and lifestyle … READ MORE

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New non-invasive colon cancer screen hits the market; is it better than a colonoscopy?

A new home-based screening test for colon cancer has recently hit the scenes. Cologuard or stool DNA testing was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this past August and is covered by Medicare. The test looks for cancer-related DNA and red blood cells in a person’s stool. On the one hand, it doesn’t require the unpleasant … READ MORE

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19 lives saved, and counting: Cord Blood Awareness Month draws attention to benefits of Arizona Public Cord Blood Program

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has signed a proclamation making the month of July Cord Blood Awareness Month. The proclamation generates attention about stem-cell-rich umbilical cord blood and how the Arizona Public Cord Blood Program, which TMC is a part of, is saving lives. Each year, thousands of patients in the United States are diagnosed with … READ MORE

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  • When Baby Comes Early – Sarah and Arlo’s Story Part 3
    Sarah and Arlo are testament to the strength of the human spirit and the amazing work that passionate, dedicated medical professionals do every day at TMC for Children. We pick up the story as Arlo has made a very dramatic early entry into the world and Sarah, Edward and Arlo become immersed in their new environment, the […]
  • When your child needs requires a pediatric specialist – Tucson Community Pediatric Specialists
    Andrew has been diagnosed with autism. He struggles to process the sights, smells and sounds that the world assaults him with. Along with seeing a team of pediatric therapists who help him with occupational, speech and physical therapy needs, Andrew also has frequent physician appointments with the opthamologist, neurologist and urologist. As his mom opens [ […]

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  • Women’s health screenings: A “date” with better health
    Women’s health needs change with age. The frequency of pelvic exams and mammograms, for example, changes throughout the life cycle. In one decade, you may find yourself wondering about folic acid, while in another, you’re concerned about osteoporosis. When should you get a shingles vaccine? What about a colon cancer screeing? In short: How to […]
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  • Second chance helps retiree stay healthy
    Vernetta Jarvis lives a charmed life, disguised in a series of health irritations that evolved over the past year, right after retiring from a CPA firm. First she pinched a nerve in her arm playing with her dog. After eight weeks of physical therapy, she was good as new. Then came a stomach infection. Antibiotics […]
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