car seat recycle

Car seat recycling success prompts search for innovative ways to use materials

Talk about an explosive start! When TMC partnered with the University of Arizona Enactus Club in August 2014 to start collecting old, unwanted or expired car seats to send to … READ MORE

70th Anniv Display update

Founders Park monuments add new tribute to TMC’s history

Tucson Medical Center is marking its 70th anniversary this year, commemorating the day its first patient was admitted, on Nov. 9, 1944. While Tucson Medical Center was upgrading … READ MORE

TMC emergency department nurses learn how to properly put on and take off personal protective equipment with the help of hazmat team captain Ted Voss.
Photo courtesy: Arizona Daily Star

Southern Arizona Ebola risk remains low; TMC is prepared

The Pima County Health Department is leading the county’s Ebola preparedness efforts, despite Southern Arizona being identified as at low-risk of having someone diagnosed with the disease. Dr. Francisco Garcia, director and chief medical officer for the Pima County Health Department, has been in contact with federal, state and local officials … READ MORE

car seat recycle

Car seat recycling success prompts search for innovative ways to use materials

Talk about an explosive start! When TMC partnered with the University of Arizona Enactus Club in August 2014 to start collecting old, unwanted or expired car seats to send to Mexico or recycle, the original goal was to collect 100 seats by spring 2015. Just three months after its launch, there are already more than 110 car seats sitting in … READ MORE

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Former TMC patient battles brain cancer; racks up running goals

Odd things started happening to Alfred Bracamonte in the middle of 2013. He had barely finished the San Diego Rock ‘N Roll Marathon in June and struggled through some of his regular 8-mile training runs. He had episodes of slurring. His balance was a little off. And he started getting what he thought were little seizures, with the taste of metal … 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

70th Anniv Display update

Founders Park monuments add new tribute to TMC’s history

Tucson Medical Center is marking its 70th anniversary this year, commemorating the day its first patient was admitted, on Nov. 9, 1944. While Tucson Medical Center was upgrading its roads and walkway over the past few years, the timing was perfect to create a new distinctive space to honor its history at the corner of Grant Road and Beverly … READ MORE

RSS TMC for Children

  • 3 things you can do to help stop diabetes in its tracks
    Today is World Diabetes Day. Have you donned blue today? Diabetes action groups are asking folks to get dressed in blue today to bring awareness to growing health issue of diabetes. As parents and caregivers to children we can respond to the call to action in many ways. Today we’re asking you to do three […]
  • Grisly makeover time for patients and staff at TMC for Children
    The team that creates fake wounds for hospital disaster drills loves to visit TMC for Children at Halloween to give willing patients a grisly “makeover” with a fake wound or two. Using makeup kits and a macabre imagination, the crew can create realistic-looking burns, cuts, impalements and more – all in the name of Halloween […]

RSS TMC for Women

  • Breast cancer survivor: Care at TMC made a difference
    Cyndi Dwyer is a practical woman. When she undertakes home improvement projects, she’s not afraid to hang dry wall and rewire the electricity and – in the case of her ongoing kitchen renovation – do dishes in the bathtub if need be. So when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2013, she cried […]
    TMC for Women
  • Surgery provides opportunity to build on 45 years of love – Breast Cancer Survivor Frances
    Frances Bustamante and her husband didn’t expect to spend their 45th wedding anniversary at Tucson Medical Center. But it was also somehow fitting as well for the sweethearts who have been together since their days at Sunnyside High School: The lumpectomy that would remove breast cancer tissue would also help ensure the two have many […]
    TMC for Women

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