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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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Supergirl Kierstyn – A CMN Miracle

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Mary Catherine Rader’s pregnancy was, by all measures, progressing very nicely. And then all of a sudden it wasn’t. On April 21, 2009, a full three months before her youngest child was due to arrive, Mary Catherine started to have contractions. While the expectant mother didn’t have any symptoms beyond the contractions, she knew something wasn’t quite right, these weren’t Braxton…

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Sleeping Beauty awakes – A’hyzia's Story

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Who doesn’t know a teen or tween that likes to sleep? But when A’hyzia Johnson started falling asleep at all times night and day, she knew something was wrong. When the good student, volleyball player and competitive runner started falling asleep in class, A’hyzia’s teacher knew something was amiss and urged her to see a doctor. And while at her…

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From Limp to Lope – Eli's Miracle Story

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When Dr. Andrea Herbert and her husband Adam Renner learned of their son Eli’s congenital shortened femur syndrome, TMC pediatric orthopedist Dr. Kent Vincent provided a reason for the couple to remain calm. “I’ll be there for you for the whole course of his treatment. We will follow him with x-rays. Let’s hope his femurs stay equally short and he…

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Intensive Pediatric Therapy changes Lives – Kylah's Story

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When your baby turns three months old you expect giggles and gurgles, and hopefully a little more sleep. Just as they were approaching that lovely stage, one Tucson family faced the very opposite. Meghan and David Collins’ beautiful three-month old daughter, Kylah, had a brain aneurysm ruptured in her left frontal lobe. After being taken by ambulance to a hospital here…

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