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Center offers free program for memory-impaired seniors

Center offers free program for memory-impaired seniors

Ten-week program at the Tucson Jewish Community Center begins in January.

November 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
State board lifts moratorium on issuing doctor licenses

State board lifts moratorium on issuing doctor licenses

The Arizona Medical Board had a backlog of more than 700 applications. 

October 08, 2014 10:00 pm Related Loading…
Arizona Medical Board to re-issue physician licenses

Arizona Medical Board to re-issue physician licenses

A special meeting today at noon focused on the problem.

October 08, 2014 11:01 amLoading…
Botox bar gives 'shots' a new meaning

Botox bar gives 'shots' a new meaning

Skinjectables Anti-Aging Bar opens at St. Philip's Plaza.

September 24, 2014 11:15 am Photos

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Sierra Tucson settles lawsuit over patient's death

Sierra Tucson settles lawsuit over patient's death

The lawsuit was filed by the family of Dr. Kenneth Litwack.

September 04, 2014 11:00 amLoading…
Report: Med schools should enroll more undocumented students

Report: Med schools should enroll more undocumented students

Undocumented students could help relieve the primary care physician shortage, the study says.

August 05, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Dr. Thomas D. Boyer, director of the University of Arizona Liver Research Institute

Dr. Thomas D. Boyer, director of the University of Arizona Liver Research Institute

Dr. Thomas D. Boyer, University of Arizona Liver Research Institute

July 18, 2014 4:45 amLoading…
Moving up

Moving up

Vicki Knight, M.D.Dr. Vicki Knight has rejoined the University of Arizona Health Network as inpatient medical director for psychiatric and behavioral health services at the University of Arizona Medical Center — South Campus.She succeeds Dr. Richard Rhoads, who continues as medical director …

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Medicare's real doctor payment problem

The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Los Angeles Times:

April 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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
UA medical dean at center of dispute will move to a newly created job

UA medical dean at center of dispute will move to a newly created job

The dean of the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson, who is at the center of a fierce dispute with a top surgeon, is leaving his job for a new one at UA.

February 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Panel: Affordable Care Act confronts healthcare discrimination

Health insurance discrimination against gender-variant people is supposed to be a thing of the past under president Obama’s health law.

December 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
David Rollins: We can head off physician shortages by promoting ourselves

David Rollins: We can head off physician shortages by promoting ourselves

The recent opinion piece on the physician shortage problem added great clarity to the issue (“We can head off physician shortages with help from elected officials,” Nov. 11).

November 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Suspended top surgeon sues UA

Suspended top surgeon sues UA

A charismatic head surgeon who attracted high-profile doctors to the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson says he’s being forced out of his job.

November 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Myriad new state laws take effect today

Myriad new state laws take effect today

PHOENIX — Starting today, ferrets will be forbidden in restaurants as service animals.

September 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Healthy You Network to hold event at Fox

As the Healthy You Network prepares for its next big event, a “Your Health, Your Planet” symposium, it is easy to see that the group, which emphasizes healthy living through a whole, plant-based diet, is getting ready for growth.

September 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

David Fitzsimmons: Cancer's in the rearview mirror; now I can look forward to a heart attack

The news on Wednesday of singer Andy Williams dying from bladder cancer jarred my bravado. Wednesday was my checkup day.

September 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Pima County ‘invests’ $5.4M in Tucson hospital

Pima County is making a $5.4 million investment in Tucson Medical Center.

August 20, 2012 3:20 pmLoading…

Blog: Pima County invests $5 million into Tucson Medical Center

Pima County is making a $5.4 million investment in Tucson Medical Center.

August 20, 2012 1:53 pmLoading…

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