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Waiting for Doctors

Tucson News Now investigated a situation that affects every single one of us because we all need to go to the doctor at some point. There's a doctor shortage here in Arizona. The simple fact is: there aren't enough healthcare professionals to take care of all of us.

Craig Thomas brings you an exclusive report on KOLD News 13.

We want to hear about your experiences. Have you had trouble getting in to see the doctor?

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