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County program helps high school students become EMTs

County program helps high school students become EMTs

The EMT course is free and offered by Pima County JTED.

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Take steps now to prevent costly falls later

Take steps now to prevent costly falls later

Falls are the leading cause of injuries for those 65 and older.

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Woman with ruptured brain aneurysm beats odds

Woman with ruptured brain aneurysm beats odds

Lauren Clifton was in surgery within hours of a sharp headache.

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Arizona man bitten by rattlesnake at grocery store

Frank Anner was bitten just above the ankle.

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UPH agrees to retract allegations vs. Gruessner

UPH agrees to retract allegations vs. Gruessner

Board upholds panel’s findings, offers former UAMC head of surgery new role.

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UA Medical Center ending home health services

UA Medical Center ending home health services

Program served about 400 patients; its elimination will cost 36 jobs.

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Nursing home fined over missed medication

Nursing home fined over missed medication

Employees couldn't explain why a patient didn't get medication on 19 occasions.

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Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona has denied the use of a drug combination for medical abortions.

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Upcoming arthritis lecture focuses on joint replacement

Upcoming arthritis lecture focuses on joint replacement

A free lecture about joint replacement surgery is scheduled Sept. 3.

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Lawsuit challenges state limits on pot use for PTSD

Lawsuit challenges state limits on pot use for PTSD

Groups wants limits on how often PTSD patients can use the drug removed.

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Carondelet Health Network to pay $35M in false claims probe

Carondelet Health Network to pay $35M in false claims probe

Feds: Tucson hospitals submitted false claims to Medicare, other programs.

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Innovative Ebola treatment has ASU roots

Innovative Ebola treatment has ASU roots

ASU's Charles Arntzen pioneered the plant biotechnology that led to an Ebola treatment.

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Health briefs

Health briefs

The Southern Arizona Psychological Association is hosting an event on Friday, Aug. 15 focusing on medical marijuana

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The hardest type of parenting on the planet

The hardest type of parenting on the planet

What is “Reverse parenting”? This upside-down family configuration occurs when an adult child must assume care for a parent because the parent can no longer care for himself or herself. To my way of thinking, this is the hardest type of parenting on the planet.

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Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Minors must now have a prescription to purchase most OTC remedies.

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Ousted UA surgery chief’s hearing to be public

Ousted UA surgery chief’s hearing to be public

Dr. Rainer Gruessner will argue against his termination at an Aug. 5 hearing.

July 16, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Tucson-based SynCardia wins key FDA approval

Tucson-based SynCardia wins key FDA approval

After years of regulatory wrangling, Tucson-based SynCardia Systems Inc. has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a small portable driver for its temporary artificial heart.

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UA doctor helped set hand, face organ donation rules

UA doctor helped set hand, face organ donation rules

Dr. Warren C. Breidenbach III  of Tucson helped develop new national transplant policies.

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Franks, ‘Duck Dynasty’ family raise cleft palate awareness

Franks, ‘Duck Dynasty’ family raise cleft palate awareness

Arizona congressman praises 10-year-old girl's courage.

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Steller: Tucson doctors push baseless migrant-disease hysteria

Steller: Tucson doctors push baseless migrant-disease hysteria

Two physicians are stretching common sense to the breaking point.

July 12, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

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