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Perfect timing and a stroke of luck makes TMC custodian a Mega Raffle winner

Israel Chavez never considered himself unlucky, even though he’s never won anything really big. He believes it’s all about timing. He bought six tickets to the TMC Mega Raffle last … READ MORE

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Giving back: NICU unit associate making big impact on so many lives

Mary Tisdale never gets tired of seeing babies leave TMC’s newborn intensive care unit – bigger, stronger and healthier than when they came in. “It’s wonderful seeing a little … READ MORE

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TMC nurse positively impacts patients 2,500 miles away

TMC Orthopaedics nurse Sandi Triplett is back stateside after a medical mission with Friends of the Children of Haiti, a humanitarian organization that provides vital medical services, clean water and economic opportunity to tens of thousands of people in one of the world’s most impoverished countries. Triplett had such an enlightening … READ MORE

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TMC Farmers’ Market is this Tuesday, with new hours

This Tuesday, TMC will once again host its twice-monthly farmers' market at LifeGain Park, behind the new Orthopaedic and Surgical Tower. The market, which is open to the public, has new hours that run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring over 20 vendors from Tucson and Phoenix, visitors will be able to browse and buy tasty treats ranging from fresh, … READ MORE

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Gary Brauchla’s great race

Before he died, Gary Brauchla always had it in the back of his mind that he wanted to run a 5k. It took his death to make it happen. His remarkable journey from death to the completion of his first 3.1-mile run began sometime around 3 a.m in the early morning of Sept. 29, 2012, when the home builder went into cardiac arrest as he slept in his … READ MORE

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Amputation as a last resort – How TMC’s Save A Limb program is saving lives

It is no secret that we live in a region where diabetes is rampant.  Statewide, the statistics are stunning.  According to the American Diabetes Association, one out of every nine Arizonans - nearly 500,000 people - are affected by the disease. One of the most devastating consequences of the disease is amputation, and with more than 60 percent … READ MORE

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Perfect timing and a stroke of luck makes TMC custodian a Mega Raffle winner

Israel Chavez never considered himself unlucky, even though he’s never won anything really big. He believes it’s all about timing. He bought six tickets to the TMC Mega Raffle last year and didn’t win a thing. “I still felt good because I knew I was helping the hospital,” said the TMC custodian. Chavez said it simply wasn’t his time to win. But … READ MORE

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  • You can be a life-saver! Become a Child Passenger Safety Technician
    Anne Hamilton was on a road trip with her three small children when the Tujunga, Calif. family’s van hit debris in the road sending it airborne. The vehicle then hit the guardrail, spun across the highway into a ditch, hit a rock and flipped over landing on its roof. Emergency responders said when they see […]
  • When dining out can lead to sensory overload – Tips from Occupational Therapists
    When your child has a sensory processing or sensory integration issue, simple fun activities like going out to dinner can prove a difficult. New places, new smells, new people- it can all be too much for a child who integrates information from their environment in a different way. TMC for Children’s Occupational Therapists, Chau-Tam Sisterman and Joyce Stewa […]

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  • Is that egg breakfast really healthy? The Nutritionista weighs in.
    Dear Nutritionista,  I’ve been trying to start the day off right with a good breakfast, but this morning as my omelette sizzled in the pan,  I had to ask what made an omelette healthier than a fried egg? After all they’re both sizzling in oil.  Sincerely,  Confused Egg Lover Dear Confused Egg Lover,  If you would […]
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  • Women’s Voices – Donna’s Heart Story
    With her fresh face, winning smile and youthful disposition, most would never guess that Donna Ruboyianes is mom to seven children and grandmother to seven more. And to see her working out in the gym you’d never guess that just over a year ago she had a heart attack (myocardial infarction) while undergoing angioplasty. It […]
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