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State report faults rehab clinic in patient suicide

The Sierra Tucson treatment center north of Tucson did not follow its own policies when a patient committed suicide there earlier this year, a state report says.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am

Decontaminating patients cuts hospital infections

CHICAGO — Infections in U.S. hospitals kill tens of thousands of people each year, and many institutions fight back by screening new patients to see if they carry a dangerous germ, and isolating those who do. But a big study suggests a far more effective approach: Decontaminating every patie…

May 29, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Stroke studies show new treatment is no better than old one

Three long-awaited studies have shown that mechanically removing a blood clot from a stroke patient’s brain is no more useful than the older treatment of giving an IV dose of a clot-dissolving drug to the whole body.

February 08, 2013 9:07 pmLoading…
Tucson woman's tale of brain-fluid leak makes her an Internet star

Tucson woman's tale of brain-fluid leak makes her an Internet star

Tucson resident Aundrea Aragon's unusual story of spending four months with brain fluid leaking from her nose has gone viral.

December 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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