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Stephanie Innes

Virus that threatens infants up 85 percent

Respiratory synctial virus (RSV), which can be fatal, is up 85 percent in Arizona this season compared with its last season. RSV season is typically October through March in Tucson.

February 21, 2013 6:15 amLoading…

Surgical robots may not be worth the money

At least seven Tucson area hospitals have expensive da Vinci robots for surgery, but a new study released Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association says the robots may not be worth the money.

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Carondelet hospitals see $90M in losses

Carondelet hospitals see $90M in losses

The nonprofit Carondelet Health Network's St. Mary's and St. Joseph's hospitals in Tucson reported combined operating losses of nearly $90 million in their most recent public financial statements.

January 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

No 'why me' for young cancer patient

More than 300 people sat in a large circle inside Tucson's Jewish Community Center earlier this month, somber-faced and united in a prayer: "Answer us God, for we are in great distress."

December 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Whooping cough still on the rise in Arizona

Cases of whooping cough - an infection that can kill otherwise healthy infants - continued to climb in Arizona this year.

December 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Leading UA heart doctor to retire; led effort for new hands-only CPR

Opinionated. Cantankerous. A zealot.

December 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Blog: Gabrielle Giffords will deliver pledge at tonight's DNC

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will deliver the pledge of allegiance at tonight's Democratic National Convention, her spokeswoman, Hayley Zachary confirmed today.

September 06, 2012 10:39 amLoading…

$500 fine levied for death at care home

State health officials have fined a local nursing home $500 for leaving a 67-year-old patient outside in triple-digit heat for more than an hour, leading to his death.

September 05, 2012 12:00 am
With openness, she confronts the stigma of mental illness

With openness, she confronts the stigma of mental illness

When she tells people she has bipolar disorder, Sarah Martin prepares for the worst.

September 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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