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White House launches new effort to improve quality of health care, reduce cost; TMC CEO in attendance

  President Barack Obama on Wednesday commemorated the fifth anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act by launching a new effort to continue moving health care … READ MORE

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Seasoned Service: Couple finds niche helping older adults

Trained in chemical engineering, Terry Allen spent his career in the oil and gas industry. Nothing about that training, or his travels that took him from Oklahoma to Wall Street … READ MORE

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Mlawsky named new COO for TMC

Tucson Medical Center is pleased to announce that Karen Mlawsky has been appointed senior vice president and chief operating officer. Mlawsky previously served as the senior vice president and chief executive officer of the Hospital Division of the University of Arizona Health Network, where she was responsible for leading two academic medical … READ MORE

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Tucson Medical Center hosts 11th annual Be Safe Saturday March 21

Tucson Medical Center’s Be Safe Saturday is back and better than ever! More than 100 booths will be set up featuring community partners who are committed to the safety and wellness of children in Southern Arizona. Each booth is interactive and has a unique and powerful safety and wellness message. Safe Kids Pima County and the Tucson Police … READ MORE

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Live Well series opens up healthy new opportunities

Here’s your next chance to Live Well Tucson! ...starting Tuesday, March 3, 5:45-7:45 p.m. Combining health information sessions with various movement options, Live Well Tucson is a seven-week program presented by Tucson Medical Center to bring a better appreciation of wellness into the community. The upcoming session begins March 3 at The … 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

Photo credit: TMC President and CEO Judy Rich

White House launches new effort to improve quality of health care, reduce cost; TMC CEO in attendance

  President Barack Obama on Wednesday commemorated the fifth anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act by launching a new effort to continue moving health care toward a system that is increasingly tied to quality of care, rather than quantity of care. A major facet of the health care law was about improving access to care – … READ MORE

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  • Tri together, succeed together – Tucson Family Triathalon
    People try triathlons for a host of different reasons: to improve their health, to challenge themselves, to build confidence, to connect with other like-minded athletes in the community. If you’re interested in introducing your children to a fun, no-pressure triathlon – while also helping kids in need from Tu Nidito Children and Family Services – […]
  • More time giggling, less time trying to catch your breath – An Asthma Action Plan
    If your child has asthma, a simple tummy laugh may trigger an asthma attack. Allergy season can exacerbate matters. Help your child this season, make sure you have an action plan and it’s up to date. An asthma action plan Asthma can be debilitating as well as scary. If you or your child has asthma […]

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  • Pregnant? 10 Reasons why you should take a childbirth class
    You can find everything on the internet nowadays! Right? Well, not quite. While there is a wealth of information out there, there is no substitute for Childbirth classes. Margie Letson, one of our wonderful childbirth educators shares 10 reasons why a childbirth class trumps the internet every.single.time. 1.        Overcome Information Overload.  Expectant […]
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  • Preventive Screening Helps Local Woman with Cancer Prevention
    In the 30 years that Monica Kealey has been a cosmetologist, she has supported a number of clients through bouts with cancer, whether lending a sympathetic ear or shaving their hair to give them more control over the hair loss that may accompany chemotherapy treatment. She knows cancer can be a formidable opponent, so she’s […]
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