Ask the Expert: 10 tips for traveling with diabetes

By Tucson Medical Center Things that come with traveling — trying new foods, eating at different times and being more active (or less) than normal — can all have an impact on your diabetes management.  That’s not to say you shouldn’t take the trip. (You totally should.) “You just have to plan ahead,” says Nancy […]

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The Song Remains the Same: Get the Led Out replicates what fans love

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Led Zeppelin fans who want to check out Get the Led Out should not expect the musicians to look like the classic rock legends. They won’t improvise either. Get the Led Out plays the recorded versions of Led Zeppelin songs. “I love classic rock,” singer Paul Sinclair says. “We’ve heard the album […]

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Cottage Industry: Polish eatery boasts new décor and creative cocktails

By Valerie Vinyard After a decade in business, Polish Cottage has a fresh look, daily specials and a revamped drink menu. The cozy midtown restaurant closed for part of July for a facelift and additions to its drink menu, to install booths, a bar and new wood flooring. The restaurant reopened July 26 with a […]

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‘The New Guard’: Jefferson Starship covers the past, nods to the future

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski When Cathy Richardson was growing up in Burr Ridge, Illinois, one of her favorite bands was Jefferson Starship. Now she’s fronting the act, anchoring the role made famous by Grace Slick. “Never in a million years did I dream that I’d be in the band,” Richardson says.  This incarnation of Jefferson Starship […]

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The Dirt on Nitty Gritty: Bob Carpenter shares the band’s pandemic life

By Josh Ortega It was supposed to take 10 days, but it turned into a year and a half.  The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band returns to Arizona with shows in Gilbert on August 27 and Tucson on August 28. Bob Carpenter says the band’s newest album highlights their favorites from Bob Dylan’s vast catalog “done […]

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Ask the Expert: 3 things you can do to lose weight

By Tucson Medical Center When you need to lose weight, it can be hard to know where to start, but you don’t have to jump on the latest diet trend or buy “miracle” coffees and teas to succeed.  “Obesity is a chronic disease that is a complex problem and requires treatment of all parts of […]

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The Story of a Song: ‘Hallelujah’ was special to Cohen until the end

By Bridgette M. Redman It was an off-handed question at a dinner party. “Someone asked if we’d ever considered making a documentary about a song,” says Dayna Goldfine, the co-director and creator of “Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song,” the film opening in Phoenix on August 5. As that idea percolated, she and her […]

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The Recipe for Success: Arizona chef receives rare award

By Allison Brown Robson Resort Communities’ Quail Creek luxury resort community’s Chef Adolfo “Aris” Cabrera was inducted into the American Academy of Chefs, a prestigious honor society of the American Culinary Federation with only a handful of chosen chefs in the country.  “It’s an honor, for sure. It fills my heart quite a bit, because […]

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Fall Arts Preview: Tucson awaiting a plethora of productions

By Bridgette Redman In a world where little has seemed normal, Tucson arts organizations are preparing their fall seasons with a good, solid mix of music, comedy, drama, new works and familiar tales. While some organizations are still working on the upcoming season and have not yet made announcements, others are ready to share all […]

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High Expectations: Nancy Aton uses medical marijuana to help patients

By Laura Latzko Dr. Nancy Aton says medical marijuana is a catchall for improving health. Aton, who has been at Genesis Natural Medicine Center since 2012, has witnessed it improve conditions like epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, HIV or AIDS, chronic nausea, Crohn’s disease, severe menstrual cramps, endometriosis and PTSD. “It really helps with chronic pain and […]

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