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Heart Failure

Potassium pillse help heart patients cope with summer

PHILADELPHIA — Patients with heart failure engage in a delicate balancing act all year, taking care not to drink too much liquid because the weakened heart muscle cannot cope with excess fluid.

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Tucson's SynCardia wins key FDA approval

Tucson's SynCardia wins key FDA approval

A small portable driver for its temporary artificial heart is OK'ed.

July 16, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Arizona puts data on hospital costs, procedures online

PHOENIX — Pregnant and want to avoid a cesarean section if at all possible? Having treatment done at a hospital and want to know the costs? The state Department of Health Services may be able to help.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Tucson Tech: SynCardia marks record implants of artificial heart

Tucson Tech: SynCardia marks record implants of artificial heart

It’s turning out to be a record year for Tucson-based SynCardia Systems, which has reached a milestone for implants of its temporary artificial heart.

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Randy Travis show in Tucson canceled

Randy Travis show in Tucson canceled

Country singer Randy Travis has canceled his Aug. 26 concert at Fox Tucson Theatre.

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Josh Brodesky: One last toast to a bike guy who jumped at life's chances

The medical staff had brought two sixers of beer to the hospital that morning, and Steve Vihel proposed a toast. He didn't have much strength and had to sip the beer through a straw, but he raised the bottle to his father, godmother, brother and girlfriend. "Here's to new beginnings."  

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