health enrollment fair

Health systems hosting enrollment event and family fun festival

Do you need affordable health insurance? Southern Arizona’s major healthcare providers have come together to make sure you have free, personal help to find the right fit! With enrollment ending Dec. 15, the Pima County Enrollment Coalition will be offering in-person assistance with Medicare, AHCCCS/KidsCare and Marketplace coverage on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 8 a.m. […]

Pregnancy and Back Pain – Tips from an Expert

The waddling gait, the hands pressed into the small of her back, mama-to-be is uncomfortable. An aching back is such a common part of pregnancy that the waddling and back clutching is a stereotype of late-term pregnancy. But backaches can start much earlier in pregnancy. The vast majority of pregnant women will experience backaches during […]

tips for new hikers in Tucson

Are you new to hiking? Here are tips and trails to get you started.

Fall has finally found its way to Tucson. As we welcome the cooler weather, Laurie Ledford, part of the TMC Wellness Department suggests that it is time to toss out the old “It’s too hot to exercise” excuse, lace up our shoes and get outside. If running isn’t your style, or if you find walking […]

Is it the flu or just a cold?

Is it the flu or just a cold? Advice from a family nurse practitioner

Natalie Olendorf, family nurse practitioner with TMCOne explains the difference between the two, what you can do to prevent falling victim to them, and when you should seek medical advice. Both the flu (or influenza) and the common cold are viral infections. However, while the common cold is usually harmless although uncomfortable, influenza has the […]

“Diabetes doesn’t change who I am”

Twelve year-old Brody Coomler refuses to let type 1 diabetes define him – he explains how a seventh grader balances a full schedule with the challenges of diabetes.   He’s an avid basketball player, he’s a hip-hop dancer, he plays the tuba and he’s a gamer. Brody is an active and enthusiastic tween who doesn’t let diabetes […]


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