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Meet Ella – Pet Therapy Poodle

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Studies have shown that pet therapy is more than merely a fun distraction – it can actually decrease blood pressure and reduce anxiety and stress. Oh, and how we love our doggy pet therapists across the hospital! Join us as we meet Ella. Diana Alexander adopted Ella, a standard poodle, from a rescue group seven years ago. Within a couple of years, Ella…

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Hello it’s nice to meet you – Dr. Diane Neddenriep


When our children are sick, we want the best care for them. Care that recognizes the specific needs of pediatric patients. Pediatric specialists like Dr. Diane Neddenriep, a board-certified pediatric pulmonologist, are knowledgeable in the differing physiology of children and experienced in treating the youngest amongst us with the tenderness and patience that a child needs. As a pediatric pulmonologist…

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Snapshot into Child Life Specialists Making a Difference in the Pediatric Emergency Room – Plus tips for parents


Doesn’t it always seem to be after 5pm when your kid gets sick? Or has an accident? This time, after debating the level of urgency, (will it wait until tomorrow, can your child’s needs be served in Urgent Care, or is this a case for the Emergency Department?) you end up at the Emergency Department. Whether your child is 5…

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Hello, It's Nice to Meet You – Dr. Gerald Goldberg

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When our children are sick, we want the best care for them. Care that recognizes the specific needs of pediatric patients. Pediatric specialists like Dr. Gerald Goldberg, who is Board Certified in both Pediatrics and Dermatology, are knowledgeable in the differing physiology of children and experienced in treating the youngest amongst us with the tenderness and patience that a child…

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Hello, It's Nice to Meet You – Jenna Teso, Child Life Specialist

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No-one wants to have to bring their child to the Emergency Department, but our doctors and staff are dedicated to making your child’s experience the best it can be. As a Child Life Specialist Jenna is a crucial member of the staff, supporting and empowering your child during their Emergency Department experience. Meet Jena.  How long have you been in…

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Hello, It's Nice to Meet You – Vanessa Porter, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

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Breastfeeding your infant is a beautiful, nutritionally valuable, and important step for a new mother. Breastfeeding can also be frustrating, overwhelming, confusing and while natural, not instinctual. Lactation consultants make all the difference. At Tucson Medical Center, lactation consultants advise mothers on effective techniques for successful and continuous breastfeeding of their babies. All our lactation consultants are Registered Nurses who…

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