From Marine veteran to respiratory therapist

By Alberto Quiroz/Arizona Sonora News When they finish high school, some students go on to college while others enter the workforce. A select few, enlist into the Armed Services. Jose Alberto Ureña was one of those select few. “I scored high enough to join the Air Force, but they never got back to me,” Ureña…

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The cost of a graduate

With graduation upon us, every college graduate may be thinking the same thing: “I’m financially free!” However, that’s hardly the case. On average, an in-state student will spend about $39,880 over the course of four years at a four-year public institution. But that doesn’t include the cost to graduate. For the 2017-2018 school year an…

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Telemedicine helps sustain rural health care

Access to health care in rural and underserved communities could be improved as telemedicine progresses and advances. At the same time, officials say, using video technology to reach patients could help rural hospitals in Arizona and around the world stay afloat as they combat financial woes and doctor shortages. “There has been 58 rural hospitals that closed in this country…

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