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Donald Shropshire: A gentleman and a statesman

If Donald Shropshire had a calling card, it was his gentleman’s charm, wrapped in a bowtie, sealed with a handshake and topped with a little Southern flavor. If he had a … READ MORE

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TMC employees lace up for Saturday’s ‘Meet Me Downtown’ Run/Walk

This Saturday, May 30, marks the 9th anniversary of the TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk, with community participants running along wide downtown boulevards as the sun … READ MORE

Norma and Charles Childers cut the ribbon at the newly expanded Joel M. Childers, M.D.,  Women's Surgery Center at TMC. They are joined by (from l-r) Dr. Manuel Arreguin, Christine Aronoff and and Judy Rich.

TMC cuts ribbon for newly renovated, expanded Women’s Surgery area

Tucson Medical Center cut the ribbon for a newly expanded operating suite for the Joel M. Childers, M.D., Women’s Surgery Center featuring the latest technology and improved workflow. As of Monday, women coming to TMC for gynecological surgery will be cared for in the upgraded operating rooms, with dedicated waiting areas for patients and … READ MORE

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Local fire captain on the mend after catastrophic aneurysm

On March 26, Rural/Metro Fire Captain Eric Cline was celebrating his fourth wedding anniversary with his wife, Risa, when he complained about his head hurting and suddenly collapsed. Cline suffered a brain aneurysm that then caused a stroke. He was rushed to Tucson Medical Center where Kurt Schroeder, M.D., a neurosurgeon from the Center for … READ MORE

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TMC employees lace up for Saturday’s ‘Meet Me Downtown’ Run/Walk

This Saturday, May 30, marks the 9th anniversary of the TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk, with community participants running along wide downtown boulevards as the sun prepares to set. Tucson Medical Center’s proud sponsorship of the event includes a chance to open up registration to its employees at free or discounted rates. Part of 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

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Donald Shropshire: A gentleman and a statesman

If Donald Shropshire had a calling card, it was his gentleman’s charm, wrapped in a bowtie, sealed with a handshake and topped with a little Southern flavor. If he had a calling, though, it was in providing health care for the community. But, his love, first and foremost, was his wife, Mary Ruth, an elementary school teacher by training, whom … READ MORE

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  • Making Strides against Pediatric Stroke – An update on Kelsey
    Like most rambunctious 2 year olds, Kelsey Musgrave keeps her mom, Sarah, on her toes. “She runs around, loves climbing and is always going non-stop!” said Musgrave. It’s quite a difference from a year ago when the little girl couldn’t even crawl. Kelsey suffered a minor stroke when she was born in 2012 and was diagnosed with cerebral […]
  • Summer Biking Tips for Safe Kids
    Summers are meant for climbing trees and tearing around on a bicycle. Even in the searing heat of a Tucson summer our children still manage to have a blast. As they ready to tear off around the neighborhood on their bikes, make sure they’re safe with a few simple rules. A bike helmet is a […]

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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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