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The CACTIS Foundation hosts special discussion about concussions in children

The Central Arizona Center for Therapy and Imaging Services, or CACTIS Foundation, is hosting a town hall meeting about education, baseline testing and treatment of young athletes … READ MORE

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107 years of living and adventures still await

Carmen Amado Acevedo didn’t kick off the new year with a long list of resolutions. But she did kick it off with a birthday, turning 107 on Jan. 2. Carmen, who was born when … READ MORE

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UFC champion Frank Shamrock visits TMC for Children patients

Frank ‘The Legend’ Shamrock, retired four-time undefeated UFC Middleweight (Light Heavyweight) Champion, met with patients and families at TMC for Children as part of a Southern Arizona visit. He arrived around noon and went from room-to-room visiting patients and their families who were delighted to see him. Shamrock will make several … READ MORE

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The CACTIS Foundation hosts special discussion about concussions in children

The Central Arizona Center for Therapy and Imaging Services, or CACTIS Foundation, is hosting a town hall meeting about education, baseline testing and treatment of young athletes with concussions. The public is invited to this informal open discussion with local experts about the current knowledge and best practices for young athletes at risk for … 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

ConqueringConcussionStopPlay

The CACTIS Foundation hosts special discussion about concussions in children

The Central Arizona Center for Therapy and Imaging Services, or CACTIS Foundation, is hosting a town hall meeting about education, baseline testing and treatment of young athletes with concussions. The public is invited to this informal open discussion with local experts about the current knowledge and best practices for young athletes at risk for … READ MORE

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  • Killian – CHD Warrior
    February is Heart Awareness month. Mention heart disease or heart surgery and one may automatically assume that it is an older person, perhaps one who has lived a life full of rich indulgences resulting in heart disease. But the truth is that many heart diseases and defects are present at birth. Congenital Heart Defects are […]
  • Siblings share everything, including viruses: Why your healthy child might need to stay away
    Keeping the sneezes and respiratory infections at bay on the Pediatric unit is no small undertaking. While a sniffle for an otherwise healthy child might be a mere inconvenience, for a child whose system is already compromised it can be downright dangerous. During this season of respiratory illness, Dr. Nancy Chen, one of our Phoenix […]

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  • Eat Well – Laurie’s Beet-Walnut Dip
    While you’ll have to wait in other states for good local grown beets, now is the time in Arizona with our year round gardening. And while beets seem to be a love ’em or hate ’em vegetable this month we’re taking a dive into this beautiful deep red root vegetable and checking out some different as […] The post Eat Well – Laurie’s Beet-Walnut Dip appeared firs […]
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  • Chicken Chili – Mary’s Promise
    Hello Readers, Who doesn’t love a good chili? With the Super Bowl just around the corner this Chicken Chili is a favorite for my family! It’s a comfort food that packs a healthy punch. Better still, not only is this recipe is not only great tasting, but it’s so easy to make.  I’m sure once you […] The post Chicken Chili – Mary’s Promise appeared first on TMC […]
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  • Chief Nursing Officer at TMC: What it takes to lead
    Nursing school teaches us how to deliver care to patients. It doesn’t necessarily teach us to be leaders. The truth is, we are leaders at the bedside. We make important decisions every day that impact the lives of our patients. But leadership, in the sense of being a manager, takes additional development. And while it’s […] The post Chief Nursing Officer at […]
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  • Of hummingbirds and soft hands- Marcia OBara
      Imagine cupping in your hand a bird that weighs about the same as a penny and whose delicate wings move in a figure-8 pattern, roughly 80 times per second, in flight. It’s a good thing that nurses develop gentle hands, because in her down time, Marcia OBara captures hummingbirds to prepare them for banding […] The post Of hummingbirds and soft hands- Marci […]
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