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Home testing for sleep apnea; follow-up HPV vaccinations

Home testing for sleep apnea; follow-up HPV vaccinations

A weekly Q&A with Drs. Oz and Roizen.

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Tucson health news

Tucson is one of 17 communities participating in a model test that offers the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program at no cost to qualified Medicare enrollees.

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Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

On April 12, 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a massive stroke at the Little White House, his personal retreat, in Warm Springs, Ga. Writing in CNS Spectrums, Drs. Jeffrey M. Jones and Joni L. Jones note “… while sitting for a portrait, FDR suddenly developed a severe headac…

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Tucson Giving: Tucson Heart & Stroke Walk

If Dr. Mateja de Leonni Stanonik wants people to know two things about stroke, they’re this: Speed is of the essence for treatment, and FAST — an acronym to help people recognize the first signs of stroke — can save your life.

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You can teach a damaged brain new tricks

You can teach a damaged brain new tricks

Nearby regions of the brain can take on reading, writing and speaking tasks lost to brain damage from stroke or trauma.

February 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

The 50-year war on smoking

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

January 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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.

July 11, 2013 3:19 pm Related Loading…
Photos: Randy Travis cancels Tucson show

Photos: Randy Travis cancels Tucson show

Randy Travis, hospitalized for a viral infection, suffered a stroke and underwent brain surgery. He was listed in critical condition

July 11, 2013 2:53 pm Photos

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Tai chi after stroke aids balance, UA study finds

Tai chi after stroke aids balance, UA study finds

The ancient Chinese martial art tai chi may reduce falls among adult stroke survivors, researchers at the University of Arizona have found.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tai chi after stroke aids balance, UA study finds

Tai chi after stroke aids balance, UA study finds

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Tai chi after stroke aids balance, UA study finds

Tai chi after stroke aids balance, UA study finds

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Major public diabetes event in Tucson Saturday

A Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference will be held tomorrow - Saturday - at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.

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Vatican: Benedict XVI too weary to remain pope

LONDON (AP) — When he became pope at age 78, Benedict XVI was already the oldest pontiff elected in nearly 300 years. He's now 85, and in recent years he has slowed down significantly, cutting back his foreign travel and limiting his audiences.

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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…

Study: Many stroke survivors think about suicide

One in 12 stroke survivors thought about suicide or that they would be better off dead, a troubling federal survey reveals.

February 07, 2013 4:08 pmLoading…
Tucson tech: NuvOx drug that aids radiation treatments set for clinical trials

Tucson tech: NuvOx drug that aids radiation treatments set for clinical trials

Nearly two decades ago, University of Arizona radiologist Dr. Evan Unger recognized that an ultrasound imaging contrast agent he pioneered held promise as a way to deliver drugs or therapies to specific areas.

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Tucson-based NuvOx wins $1m cancer grant

Tucson-based NuvOx wins $1m cancer grant

NuvOx Pharma, founded and led by University of Arizona radiologist Dr. Evan Unger, is in clinical trials of an injectable drug to make tumors more susceptible to radiation treatment.

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Tucson man given 11/2 years in abuse of impaired girlfriend

A Tucson man who allowed his stroke-impaired girlfriend to wallow in her own waste for weeks was sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison Thursday.

November 16, 2012 12:00 am

Blog: University of Arizona nursing professor awarded major grant

An assistant professor in the University of Arizona College of Nursing has been awarded a three-year $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support his research on a devastating type of stroke.

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No. 1 health issue in Pima County: lack of access to care

Pima County's biggest health problem is a lack of access to medical care, a new report says.

August 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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