University Medical Center of Tucson

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords Leaves Arizona for Houston Rehab Center

    Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is on her way to a rehab center in Houston just 13 days after being shot in the head.​Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords left the University Medical Center in Tucson this morning en route to a hospital in Houston to begin rehab after she was shot "through ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords Able to Stand With Help From Doctors

    Gabrielle Giffords stood on her own two feet yesterday, just days after being shot in the head during the January 8, shooting rampage in Tucson.​The same day it was announced that Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords would be moved to a hospital in Houston to begin rehab as early as Friday, the hospit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords to Begin Rehabilitation in Houston as Early as Friday

    Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords could begin rehab as early as Friday.​Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will be moved to a hospital in Houston as early as Friday to begin rehabilitation after being shot through the brain 11 days ago. "The congresswoman's family wants to ensure she receives t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2011

    Gabrielle Giffords, John Roll, and the Valley of Misinformation

    Gabrielle Giffords: Her shooting became a rabbit hole of confusion for the vaunted Fourth Estate. Morning news flash: Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has been shot, and is in critical condition. Five more are dead, including a child. The shooting occurred as the Congresswoman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Tucson Man Struck by Lightning on Golf Course Dies

    ​For anyone unfamiliar with the physics of electricity and metal, swinging steel rods through the air during a storm is a great way to get yourself zapped by lightning. That, it seems, was the case for a Tucson man who died yesterday after being struck by lightning while playing golf over the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Hot Links: Strike Averted, Downtown Buzz, and Troon North

    ​Local workers unions and Safeway and Fry's grocery stores have reached a tentative settlement on a collective bargaining agreement, averting a worker's strike. Union spokeswoman Ellen Anreder says terms of the settlement, which was reached late Thursday, will not be disclosed until union members ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    A Quiet Goodbye for the `Prince of Hearts," Phoenix Children's Dr. Michael Teodori

    We have met many a character during our long tenure here at New Times, but none more memorable or valuable to our community than Mike Teodori, the longtime chief of pediatric heart surgery at Phoenix Children's Hospital. ​We spent months with the good doctor, the smiling dude in the photo,&nb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Hot Links: Party Crews, Identity Thieves, and Official Flatulence

    Here's some news: teenagers party. But Phoenix police say the parties are getting out of hand, with partygoers forming "crews" and taking over abandoned buildings or setting up in the desert. Police say such bashes can lead to vandalism, assaults, and (surprise!) underage drinking...A thoroughbred h ... More >>

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Martini Rocks

    The PHX's Ultraviolet and her 300-pound Man Friday hit Martini Ranch to figure out why She Wants Revenge

  • News

    March 27, 2003

    Lost Hearts

    Arizona's organ donations are in trouble for a reason.

  • Music

    October 16, 1997

    Power Failure

    State liquor board's relentless crusade takes juice out of Electric Ballroom

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    Deadly Panacea

    What led an AIDS patient to inject a substance manufactured from common dirt into her blood stream?

  • News

    February 2, 1994