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Got endorphins? Join TMC at the Julian Wash Greenway celebration Nov. 1

You’re invited to celebrate the completion of the 14-mile Julian Wash Greenway segment of The Loop on Saturday, Nov. 1. Hundreds of individuals and families are expected to … READ MORE

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Sample gluten-free foods and get answers at the Gluten-Free Awareness Expo Sunday at TMC

Even though gluten-free foods are increasingly common in grocery store aisles and showing up with more frequency on restaurant menus, it can be overwhelming trying to find out how … 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

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Got endorphins? Join TMC at the Julian Wash Greenway celebration Nov. 1

You’re invited to celebrate the completion of the 14-mile Julian Wash Greenway segment of The Loop on Saturday, Nov. 1. Hundreds of individuals and families are expected to ride, run and walk along the new route and get free water bottles, backpacks, kids’ bike helmets and bike bells. There's no better way to celebrate the beautiful fall weather … 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

Pharmacist shares information about prescriptions over video conference

Without getting out of bed patients can have their prescriptions filled, video chat with pharmacists

It’s now easier than ever for patients to fill their prescriptions before leaving Tucson Medical Center. Patients can have those medications delivered right to their bedside and can even have a counseling session with the pharmacist over a video call without ever leaving their bed. It goes far beyond a matter of one-stop convenience. It’s … READ MORE

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Got endorphins? Join TMC at the Julian Wash Greenway celebration Nov. 1

You’re invited to celebrate the completion of the 14-mile Julian Wash Greenway segment of The Loop on Saturday, Nov. 1. Hundreds of individuals and families are expected to ride, run and walk along the new route and get free water bottles, backpacks, kids’ bike helmets and bike bells. There's no better way to celebrate the beautiful fall weather … READ MORE

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  • Ian’s Story – 7 years a warrior
    The wires and the discomfort are forgotten. There is just local singer Adara Rae serenading 7-year-old Ian, his mom’s hand caressing his small hand. This little warrior is soaking it all up, savoring every minute. This year Ian celebrated his birthday at the hospital for the second year in a row. Not the way one […]
  • A little red Corvette and a license to drive – Making surgery a little less scary
    Seven-year-old Abigail has a license to drive and a little red Corvette to get her from pre-op to the operating room. And who doesn’t want a red corvette? The red Power Wheels Corvette is garaged in the Main Surgery area on the 2nd floor. A donation several years ago from anesthesiologists of Old Pueblo Anesthesia, […]

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  • Baby Jayden: Potential lifesaver just by being born
    Before Sept. 30, the only thing expectant mom Celina Martinez knew about umbilical cord blood was that it was expensive to privately bank it – too expensive. “I knew I couldn’t afford it, so I didn’t think much about it,” she said. When Martinez arrived at TMC in labor and settled into her delivery room, […]
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  • “I’ve got things to do and places to go” Breast cancer survivor Izora Earl
    Izora Earl had every right to be anxious when she found out in spring 2014 that she had an aggressive form of breast cancer. Breast cancer had claimed her mother and her grandmother. But Izora wasn’t anxious. A woman of faith, Izora instead settled into a place of determination. “I was like, ‘OK, Lord, I […]
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