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Gnaw on this: Advice for keeping teeth healthy

Gnaw on this: Advice for keeping teeth healthy

Here are some tips to improve your dental care.

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Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Study was for working-age population from 2006 to 2010.

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Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

On April 12, 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a massive stroke at the Little White House, his personal retreat, in Warm Springs, Ga. Writing in CNS Spectrums, Drs. Jeffrey M. Jones and Joni L. Jones note “… while sitting for a portrait, FDR suddenly developed a severe headac…

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Tucson Giving: Tucson Heart & Stroke Walk

If Dr. Mateja de Leonni Stanonik wants people to know two things about stroke, they’re this: Speed is of the essence for treatment, and FAST — an acronym to help people recognize the first signs of stroke — can save your life.

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The 50-year war on smoking

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

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Study: Radiation for breast cancer can harm hearts

Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts five years after treatment and lasts for decades, doctors found.

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Free chest-compression-only CPR training in Marana tonight

The University of Arizona's Sarver Heart Center is offering a free, public training for hands-only CPR at 5:30 p.m. today at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library Children's Room, 7800 N. Schisler Drive in Marana.

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Blog: Cardiovascular session for docs and nurses next weekend

The 2012 TMC CardioVascular Symposium is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Westin La Paloma, 3800 E. Sunrise Drive on Saturday, Sept. 15.

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Blog: Arizona among least obese states in the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control released its 2011 map of adult obesity in the U.S. today.

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Network helps people get healthy with food

Network helps people get healthy with food

Brenda Bryson and Mike Emerick check out recipes during a Healthy You Network potluck at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church.

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Network helps people get healthy with food

Network helps people get healthy with food

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Network helps people get healthy with food

Network helps people get healthy with food

Every week Arnaldo Méndez lifted weights with a trainer, went spinning, hit the Stairmaster and hiked an average of five miles. He was also overweight and on his way to becoming diabetic.

July 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Smoke advisory issued for Tucson

The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality has issued a smoke advisory due to smoke from wildfires burning in New Mexico.

May 31, 2012 4:12 pmLoading…
Whitney Houston died from drowning, coroner says

Whitney Houston died from drowning, coroner says

LOS ANGELES — Whitney Houston died from drowning in a hotel bathtub, but coroner’s officials said Thursday that heart disease and chronic cocaine use were contributing factors to the singer’s death.

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