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(StatePoint) Si tiene diabetes, es importante cuidar sus pies. ¿Sabía que las úlceras de pie diabético, llagas o heridas que se forman en la parte inferior del pie, pueden ser un problema costoso para las personas que tienen diabetes?
(StatePoint) If you have diabetes, it is important to take care of your feet. Did you know that diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), open sores or wounds that form on the bottom of the foot, may be a costly problem for people who have diabetes?
A four-month Pinal County Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force investigation came to a close with the arrest of Lisa George, 28 of Mesa. The investigation began after she responded to a craigslist.com request for marijuana, saying she could help supply. Unbeknownst to her, however, the request came from undercover PCSO Detectives.
(BPT) - Each year the restaurant industry is full of vibrant change. To better understand what is trending on restaurant menus in 2015, the National Restaurant Association surveyed professional chefs of the American Culinary Federation to get their insight into what food, cuisines, beverages and culinary themes will be hot in 2015.
(BPT) - Holiday celebrations are a traditional way to cap off the year, but once the ball drops it’s time to usher in a new beginning with New Year’s resolutions.
Oro Valley residents who oppose the Town Council’s recent decision to purchase the El Conquistador country club and golf facilities for a town community center have filed an application for a referendum petition, potentially allowing local voters to ultimately decide.
The Pima County Health Department and the Arizona Department of Health Services have confirmed that a minor who was cared for at a Pima County hospital has died due to complications from the flu virus. The patient had other underlying health conditions that may have led to a higher risk for complications from the flu. This case marks the first reported pediatric flu related death in Arizona this season, and the first in Pima County since 2009.
A split Oro Valley Town Council voted to move ahead with negotiations to purchase the El Conquistador country club and golf courses for a municipal community center Wednesday.
(BPT) - Small business owners can easily get caught up in the December rush. But once the holiday sparkle fades, business owners and entrepreneurs will need to refocus and make decisions likely to impact their business in 2015.
The Oro Valley Town Council will vote tonight (Dec. 17) on whether to purchase the golf and other recreational amenities of the El Conquistador resort, spending $1 million to acquire the property and committing to a half-cent sales tax increase for improvements and its continued operations.
Join staff of Tucson Local Media for the monthly Sippin’ Social at Mr. An’s on Jan. 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. Discuss story ideas, current news, or simply enjoy food and drink. Mr. An’s is located at 6091 North Oracle Road.
It’s going to only take one of the current majority to do the right thing and vote to table, or against, the proposed golf course purchase and sales tax increase tonight (Dec. 17). It’s going to take one of the majority, consisting of Mayor Satish Hiremath, Councilman Joe Hornat, Councilwoman Mary Snider or Vice Mayor Lou Waters, to say no to this ill-advised, badly-planned prospect.
Vantage West Credit Union invited members and employees to contribute to a toy drive through Arizona’s Children Association’s “Gifts of Hope” program.
Here is your chance to win a variety of prizes, including an iPad and restaurant gift cards, in the name of helping those less fortunate during the holiday season. All you have to do is get into the giving spirit, as The Explorer and Tucson Local Media have teamed up with Interfaith Community Services (ICS) for a second year.
My grandparents—who winter in Yuma—drove up for Thanksgiving. They stayed three nights, during which time we ate, drank and were generally merry. The day after the big meal my grandma loaded the kids into her car and drove them to the nearby Dairy Queen for a blizzard. My husband, grandpa and I, meanwhile, cleaned up the remnants of a card game and visited over a root beer cocktail (it was only fair, since we were missing out on the blizzards). As he often does, my grandpa commented on the state of our society, noting that “these days everybody is going around looking for a reason to be offended.” Normally, I shrug off his comments and chalk them up to a generational gap, but this particular one seemed to be aimed ever so slightly at me.
Christmas tree safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association and the Golder Ranch Fire District.
Canyon Del Oro senior Josh Cronk hands a Prince Elementary School student one of the 450 donated during the CDO football team’s hoodie drive.
CDO senior Austin See helps kindergartener Alexis Olsen try on her new pair of shoes.
CDO junior Deano Rowe hands out Capri Suns that were donated by TEP.
CDO senior Isaiah Kong-Delgado walks in front of a row of Prince Elementary School Students after the students received their new pair of shoes.
The Canyon Del Oro High School football team collected 450 hoodies for the students at Prince Elementary School during its annual hoodie drive.
A group of student at Copper Creek Elementary School participates in a virtual field trip to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia last week. World Care has created a portal, called STEM Learning, which broadens educators’ access to content.
Students talk back and forth with a scuba diver at the Great Barrier Reef Aquarium in Australia last week.
Lisa Hopper, founder and CEO of World Care speaks to a group of students at Copper Creek Elementary School prior to their virtual field trip to Australia last week.