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Fitz Blog: Christmas in a desert

Fitz Blog: Christmas in a desert

As child I looked at the desert behind our home and struggled to find the festive Christmas I saw on our Magnavox. I saw no magic snowmen or wintry wonderlands here, no sleigh bells, no blizzards and no Blitzens. Only desert.

December 23, 2015 6:00 am Photos

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Fitz Blog: Dr. Ben Carson tells people of Mexico "To charge the storm."

Fitz Blog: Dr. Ben Carson tells people of Mexico "To charge the storm."

This morning Republican front runner Dr. Ben Carson suggested at a Prayer Breakfast that "the people of Mexico should charge the monster storm" adding "It's time people stopped being victims." Described as the most powerful storm in the western hemisphere, in recorded history, Hurricane Patr…

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Fitz Blog: Your Friday Fitz-ologue

Fitz Blog: Your Friday Fitz-ologue

It’s National Complain About Tucson Day. You're a Tucsonan! Go online and demand a week.

October 16, 2015 6:00 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Your Friday Fitz-ologue

Fitz Blog: Your Friday Fitz-ologue

I’m just waiting for the first politician to say it. Doesn't the Pope realize greed and selfishness are what makes America great?

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Tucsonan grateful for every breath of life after transplant

Tucsonan grateful for every breath of life after transplant

Jack Dykinga was certain he would die.

September 13, 2015 2:00 pmLoading…

Douglas hospital to shut down Friday

Seventy employees would immediately lose their jobs.

July 30, 2015 8:30 pmLoading…
Tenet Healthcare closer to partnership with Carondelet

Tenet Healthcare closer to partnership with Carondelet

Transaction expected to close by October, is still subject to regulatory reviews.

July 15, 2015 7:54 pmLoading…

127,000 Arizonans can keep health subsidies

Some 205,000 in state purchased insurance on the federal exchange.

June 25, 2015 7:03 pmLoading…
Tucson hospitals don't shine in Medicare star ratings

Tucson hospitals don't shine in Medicare star ratings

Seven Medicare certified Tucson acute care community hospitals were rated.

April 16, 2015 7:24 pmLoading…
Arizona abortion law based on bad science, physician group says

Arizona abortion law based on bad science, physician group says

Law says women must be told a medical abortion may be reversible.

April 04, 2015 7:53 pmLoading…

Phoenix Children's to staff PICU at TMC

Tucson Medical Center ends longstanding pediatric contract with university doctors.

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Spring brings walks to support Tucson causes

Spring brings walks to support Tucson causes

The family-friendly events offer the perfect opportunity to support local nonprofits.

March 23, 2015 7:33 pmLoading…

Help available for chronic pain sufferers

Untreated, or inadequately treated pain, is disabling.

March 22, 2015 7:29 pmLoading…
Lunch programs for older adults nourish, reduce social isolation

Lunch programs for older adults nourish, reduce social isolation

Good nutrition for older adults is crucial to maintaining health and independence.

February 22, 2015 7:27 pm Photos

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Tucson group fueling national vaccine fears

Tucson group fueling national vaccine fears

Small group of physicians opposes mandatory vaccination.

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Arizona court: Patients can sue pharmaceuticals for fraud

Consumer lawsuits against drug companies had not previously been allowed in Arizona.

January 29, 2015 1:24 pmLoading…
More Americans serving as home caregivers

More Americans serving as home caregivers

Senior care needs are changing; local efforts seek to ease family stress.

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Pinal County family tests positive for measles

The case is likely linked to last month's outbreak in southern California.

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How ancient techniques can prevent modern diseases

How ancient techniques can prevent modern diseases

Tibetan physician to discuss healing and prevention at upcoming talk in Tucson

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