Valley Fever Cases on the Rise in Arizona

Results of patient-ordered tests for Valley fever are showing disease activity, indicating a possible second spike in cases of the respiratory ailment since last fall when the first spike was reported by University of Arizona infectious diseases specialists to have occurred. Recent…

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Arizona Telemedicine Program Profiled in National Journal

The renowned Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP), established in 1996 at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, came up against a workforce roadblock in 2013.Hospitals, clinics and other health-care organizations did not know how to connect with the physicians,…

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UA’s Kraft Receives Distinguished Achievement Award

Pima County Medical Society member Monica Kraft, MD, professor and chair of the University of Arizona Department of Medicine, has received the American Thoracic Society’s Distinguished Achievement Award. The award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to fighting respiratory…

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UA Surgeons Developing Tool to Detect Urine Blockage

Physicians at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson are developing a new tool that detects urine, or urethral, blockage. The technique may soon make it easier for patients to test themselves for the condition from the comfort of their…

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Jon Minor MD Joins SPARCC Staff at New Facility

Jon Minor MD, has been named Co-Medical Director of the SPARCC Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Concussion Center. The new facility opened in February at 5199 E. Farness Rd, Ste 100. Minor is a pediatric non-operative sports medicine physician who is…

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