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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.

November 17, 2014 2:55 pmLoading…

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.

November 03, 2014 12:06 pmLoading…

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.

October 30, 2014 10:53 amLoading…

Public invited to Ebola forum in Tucson Saturday

Public invited to Ebola forum in Tucson Saturday

Event will discuss community's preparedness.

October 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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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"Microbirth" documentary links the way babies are born to immune response

The Friends of Midwifery at El Rio Community Health Center and Tucson's Waldorf School Treasuring Childhood program will present the documentary "Microbirth" at the Loft Cinema in Tucson Thursday night.

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Why Tucson quadruplets were born in Phoenix

The Arizona Daily Star this week reported on the Alston family of Tucson , which tripled its size on Sept. 26 with the birth of their quadruplets, Drew, Audrey, Cass and Ava.

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Tucson talk: Optimal Aging

Tucson talk: Optimal Aging

A Tucson lecture titled "Optimal Aging — Rewinding the Clock," will focus on positively influencing the biomarkers of aging.

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Helping baby Hayden

Helping baby Hayden

On Sunday the Arizona Daily Star published a story about a local baby, Hayden Poeling, who recently had brain surgery to disconnect her left hemisphere due to a rare condition called hemimegalencephaly.

September 16, 2014 10:33 am Photos

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Meet the UA College of Medicine Class of 2018

Meet the UA College of Medicine Class of 2018

One hundred and fifteen students are in the University of Arizona College of Medicine — Tucson class of 2018.

August 19, 2014 2:46 pm Video Loading…

Welcome to the UA College of Medicine - Tucson Class of 2018

Welcome to the UA College of Medicine - Tucson Class of 2018

This summer, a new group future doctors embarked on their medical education at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson. Congratulations and welcome to the Class of 2018!

August 19, 2014 2:47 pmLoading…

Tucson patient information breached in cyber attack

Tucson patient information breached in cyber attack

The Social Security numbers, names and addresses of some local patients have been stolen

August 19, 2014 2:40 pmLoading…

Unused lunch boxes needed for young patients

New, unused lunch boxes, preferably the soft-sided style with a zipper, are needed for local pediatric patients.

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Carondelet Health Network to be sold

Carondelet Health Network to be sold

The deal affects St. Mary's and St. Joseph's in Tucson and Holy Cross in Nogales.

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New clinic urges baby boomers to get free hepatitis C screenings

New clinic urges baby boomers to get free hepatitis C screenings

The screenings are being conducted Friday mornings.

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One Tucson hospital makes U.S. News & World Report list

The University of Arizona Medical Center was the sole Tucson-area hospital to make the magazine's annual national rankings

July 15, 2014 5:15 amLoading…

Northwest Medical Center's newest urgent care opened today

Northwest Medical Center opened its sixth urgent care today.

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Barber questioning Southern Arizona VA wait times

Barber questioning Southern Arizona VA wait times

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber,  a Democrat from Tucson, is pressing federal officials about wait times in the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care system.

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