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4 easy ways to celebrate and support Children’s Hospital Week

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Join us this week, March 20-27, and celebrate the Children’s Miracle Network inaugural Children’s Hospital Week #ChildrensHospitalWeek. Tucson Medical Center has been a Children’s Miracle Network hospital since 1984. And because of your support and the support of our community through CMN we’ve raised more than $16.5 million dollars that has stayed right here in Southern Arizona to provide care…

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Phoenix Children’s Names Medical Directors for Hospitalist and Intensivist Services at TMC for Children

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital has appointed medical directors for inpatient services provided at TMC for Children. Kevin Carter, MD, leads the pediatric hospitalist program, and Heather Hanley, MD, leads the pediatric intensive care unit. Dr. Carter, a board certified pediatric hospitalist, joined the Phoenix Children’s team in May. He brings experience and expertise gained while working for the hospitalist division at…

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Free and Cheap Swim Lessons in Tucson – Summer 2015

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Arizona has a long history of child water related incidents and remains second, only to Florida, in the highest number of pediatric drownings in our country. In 2011, there were 32 child deaths due to drowning, which accounted for four percent of all child deaths in Arizona. The largest percentage of drowning deaths has been among children ages one through…

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It was Tri-tastic! A Triathalon for the Whole Family

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From the smallest preschooler to the grandparents running alongside, the first Tucson Family Tri was all about fun for the whole family. It also proved to be hugely popular with 170 families coming out to participate in the event organized by TMC and the Tucson J. Shannon Grabau, Tucson resident, shared this after the event “My daughters had a fantastic time…

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Tri together, succeed together – Tucson Family Triathalon

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People try triathlons for a host of different reasons: to improve their health, to challenge themselves, to build confidence, to connect with other like-minded athletes in the community. If you’re interested in introducing your children to a fun, no-pressure triathlon – while also helping kids in need from Tu Nidito Children and Family Services – check out the Tucson Family…

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Bizarre micro snow flurry hits TMC for Children, Tucson, AZ

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A freak micro snow flurry hit Tucson Medical Center last week surprising patients, families and staff alike. Regular programming was interrupted with a newsflash from Holly Headline at the TMC news desk and Decca Halls reporting from PICU and Pediatric courtyard, where inclement weather caused Santa Claus to touchdown during a test flight.   Patients, siblings, parents and staff poured…

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Grisly makeover time for patients and staff at TMC for Children

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The team that creates fake wounds for hospital disaster drills loves to visit TMC for Children at Halloween to give willing patients a grisly “makeover” with a fake wound or two. Using makeup kits and a macabre imagination, the crew can create realistic-looking burns, cuts, impalements and more – all in the name of Halloween fun. And staff members can’t…

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