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University of Arizona Medical Center changing its name — again

University of Arizona Medical Center changing its name — again

The hospital at 1501 N. Campbell Ave. formerly known as University Medical Center and for the past three years as the University of Arizona Medical Center — University Campus is getting a new name.

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Medical marijuana sales tripled in 2014, state says

Medical marijuana sales tripled in 2014, state says

Arizona's latest medical marijuana report released last week shows dispensary sales tripled last year over 2013.

January 20, 2015 5:45 am Video Related Loading…

Arizona Medical Marijuana Report 2014

Arizona Medical Marijuana Report 2014

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Local Banner hospital merger delayed until February

Local Banner hospital merger delayed until February

Banner will acquire operations of both UA Health Network hospitals.

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Avoiding the health insurance penalty

Some people who were without health insurance last year could qualify for an exemption to paying the federal penalty.

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Free flu shots in Tucson today

Free flu shots in Tucson today

Northwest Urgent Care , on Tucson's west side, is offering the community free flu shots today(Tuesday, Jan. 13).

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Free Academy Village talk about medical education

A free public talk titled, "A History of Medical Education in the United States," is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15 at the Tucson area Academy Village retirement community.

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Become a Tucson teen healthy living ambassador

A "4-H Healthy Living Ambassador" training program for teens starts Saturday at the Tucson Village Farm.

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Six week diabetes class beginning in Green Valley

Program aims to help older adults and caregivers of adults

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Hospital Association: Medicaid ruling puts Arizonans' health security at risk

The Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association expressed disappointment at today's Arizona Supreme Court ruling on Medicaid expansion.

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Full transcript with Valley Fever drug expert

Below is a full transcript of an interview with Dr. John Galgiani, director of the University of Arizona's Valley Fever Center for Excellence:

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Pima County reporting first pediatric flu death since '09

First pediatric flu fatality in Pima County since 2009

December 18, 2014 1:41 pmLoading…

State seeking public input for newborn screening

The state of Arizona, which currently screens newborns for 28 different disorders, is working on adding screening for more diseases.

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Filmmakers of Jessica Cox movie looking for support

She completed the 40-mile portion of the El Tour de Tucson cycling event on Saturday so now Tucson resident Jessica Cox, who was born without arms, has a new goal to achieve.

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Bond offering details Carondelet deal

While officials with the Carondelet Health Network have not revealed specifics about an expected ownership change, a bond offering says the majority will go to Texas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp.

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Health enrollment outreach at Pima Community College this morning

Open enrollment in health insurance via the Affordable Care Act began Saturday, and local advocates are busy doing outreach efforts around town.

November 18, 2014 11:00 amLoading…

Services for Tucson centenarian Mary Jo Stinnett are today

Services for Tucson centenarian Mary Jo Stinnett are today

Tucson centenarian Mary Jo Stinnett died last week at the age of 105.

November 18, 2014 5:15 am Photos

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Date set for Banner merger with UA Health Network

University of Arizona president Ann Weaver Hart sent a memo to the UA campus community this afternoon that says a deal with Banner Health is set to close Jan. 31.

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Finding hope at HopeFest

There were too many stories of hardship that came out of Tucson's HopeFest event Oct. 25 for us to include in Sunday's story about barriers to dental care.

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Northwest Medical Center opening emergency room for Vail

Northwest Medical Center says it is investing $7.2 million into a new “freestanding emergency room” in Vail, a community southeast of Tucson.

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Gluten-free fair at Tucson Medical Center Sunday

A Gluten-Free awareness expo is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. at Tucson Medical Center’s Lifegain Park on Sunday (Nov. 2).

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Gay marriage could change Arizona birth certificate rules

Now that people of the same gender can legally marry in Arizona, the state's office of Vital Records is making some changes.

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Public invited to Ebola forum in Tucson Saturday

Public invited to Ebola forum in Tucson Saturday

Event will discuss community's preparedness.

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Arizona Medical Board to re-issue physician licenses

Arizona Medical Board to re-issue physician licenses

A special meeting today at noon focused on the problem.

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Arizona Daily Star health reporter Stephanie Innes brings you the latest health information. Contact her at sinnes@tucson.com

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