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Get Your Rear in Gear!

Tucson Medical Center really got its rear in gear for Arizona’s first “Get Your Rear in Gear” event, building the largest team and serving as the top fundraiser to raise funds for … READ MORE

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Mental-health stigma is worth talking about…

Making a slight change in the language we use can make a positive difference in how people think about mental-health. A strong stigma (or negative label) is the number one reason … READ MORE

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Homecare nurse named inaugural Heart of Hospice

When TMC Hospice decided to start an employee of the quarter program, the plan called for accepting nominations then having a team of peers review the nominations and determine the staff member to be recognized. With the first Heart of Hospice, the team had nothing to do, Alicia Ferguson, director of TMC Hospice & Palliative Care, told the … READ MORE

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What happens when your inner artist meets your inner philanthropist? The May 24 Creative You Art Party!

Help lift the spirits of patients while enjoying a free evening of creativity, wine and fun. As a hospital participating in the Bens’ Bells Kind Colleagues program, staff members at Tucson Medical Center know the power of random acts of kindness. And as a hospital with a Healing Art Program, we also know the potential of art to encourage and … READ MORE

Creative Art Crop

What happens when your inner artist meets your inner philanthropist? The May 24 Creative You Art Party!

Help lift the spirits of patients while enjoying a free evening of creativity, wine and fun. As a hospital participating in the Bens’ Bells Kind Colleagues program, staff members at Tucson Medical Center know the power of random acts of kindness. And as a hospital with a Healing Art Program, we also know the potential of art to encourage and … 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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Get Your Rear in Gear!

Tucson Medical Center really got its rear in gear for Arizona’s first “Get Your Rear in Gear” event, building the largest team and serving as the top fundraiser to raise funds for colon cancer awareness. More than 160 TMC employees (donated or) took part in the May 21 event at Reid Park, thanks in no small part to efforts by TMC’s Renee McAloney … READ MORE

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  • A Practical Baby Shower Gift List for the safety and budget-minded
    Are you a practical gift giver? You appreciate the cute onesies and the stuffed animals, but you can’t help but think about the longevity and practical nature of a gift? We have a suggestion list for you and there is something for everyone no matter how limited your budget. “A new car seat and locks for various items […]
  • Cooling blankets improve outcomes for newborns at risk
    While newborns typically thrive when swaddled in a warm blanket, certain babies born after a long duration without oxygen have better clinical outcomes if they are wrapped in cooling blankets for the first three days of their lives. Whole body cooling technology, based on the phenomenon of near-drowning victims who survive after being immersed in […]

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  • Mary’s June results – Mary’s Promise
    Mary Kmak has turned her life around, losing over one hundred pounds, and found a path to health through the Tucson Medical Center Wellness program.In Mary’s Promise she shares tips, recipes, challenges that she has learned along the way. Today, she updates us on her progress during June. Mary’s Promise reflects her experience and does not constitute […] The […]
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  • Mary’s Promise – Taking Grilled Vegetables to the next level
    Mary Kmak has turned her life around, losing over one hundred pounds, and found a path to health through the Tucson Medical Center Wellness program.In Mary’s Promise she shares tips, recipes, challenges that she has learned along the way. Today, she shares her love of grilled vegetable. Mary’s Promise reflects her experience and does not constitute medical [ […]
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