University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Ask Well: Ask Well: How Does Ebola Spread? How Long Can the Virus Survive?

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:54pm
Readers ask about the Ebola virus.

Well: Can You Get Ebola From a Bowling Ball?

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:22pm
There is no evidence that Ebola has been passed, as colds or flu sometimes are, by touching surfaces that someone else touched after sneezing into their hand.

Ebola Vaccine, Ready for Test, Sat on the Shelf

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 5:50pm
An Ebola vaccine effective in monkeys was not tested in humans until now, after the severe outbreak in West Africa forced governments to step in.

Well: Living With Schizophrenia: Coffee and Friends

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:33am
Getting to trust people well enough to call them a friend takes a lot of work. It’s especially hard when you are living with schizophrenia and think everyone is making fun of you.

Carolyn Rovee-Collier, Who Said Babies Have Clear Memories, Is Dead at 72

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:55am
Dr. Rovee-Collier, a developmental psychologist at Rutgers University, showed in a series of papers in the early 1980s that babies remembered plenty.

Well: Giving the Doctor a Second Chance

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:54am
“Someone had said you were a good doctor,” my patient said derisively, “but I was not impressed.” What had I done?

Well: Milk Choice May Affect Vitamin D Levels

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:10am
Children who drink rice, almond or soy milk instead of cow’s milk may have insufficient levels of vitamin D.

U.S. Plans 21-Day Watch of Travelers From Ebola-Hit Nations

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 5:54pm
Travelers from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone must report their temperatures and any symptoms daily.

Well: Share Your Best Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes and Stories

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:41pm
This year’s “Vegetarian Thanksgiving” will be a selection of reader’s recipes and the personal stories behind them.

Well: Stressed? This Dog May Help

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 9:00am
A cortisol detection dog helps students in New Jersey by sensing their anxiety.

The Health Issue: What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set?

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:58am
Ellen Langer’s experiments have shown that mental attitudes might reverse some ravages of old age. Now she wants to test that same radical principle on cancer.

Well: How Music Can Boost a High-Intensity Workout

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:05pm
Volunteers were able to exercise harder when they listened to their favorite songs.

Well: Dangerous Dietary Supplements Return to Store Shelves

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:33pm
The Food and Drug Administration frequently recalls dietary supplements that are found to contain banned substances, but many of these products are back on the market months later, a new study found.

Well: It’s Time to Try Nutty, Sour Trahana

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:36am
No matter which type of trahana you use, I think you will want it in your pantry once you have tried it.

Well: Robotic Surgery Report Card

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:51am
A study found that robotic surgery for benign gynecologic procedures had a higher rate of complication than conventional surgery, and was more costly.

Well: Genetic Variant May Shield Latinas From Breast Cancer

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:50am
A new study’s findings may explain why Hispanic women have lower rates of breast cancer than other Americans.

Well: Easing the Pain of Sickle Cell Disease

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:21am
Sickle cell disease, a debilitating and sometimes life-threatening blood disorder, is relatively rare, so doctors may not know how to treat it.