University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Well: Ask Well: Do Mosquitoes Spread Ebola?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 2:28pm
Mosquitoes spread a number of life-threatening illnesses, but can they spread Ebola? Thankfully, the answer is no, and the reason has to do wtih the unusual feeding and egg-laying cycle of female mosquitoes.






Well: Ask Well: Do Mosquitos Spread Ebola?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:56pm
Mosquitos spread a number of life-threatening illnesses, but can they spread Ebola? Thankfully, the answer is no, and the reason has to do wtih the unusual feeding and egg-laying cycle of female mosquitoes.






Well: Mistakes in Treating Childhood Fractures

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:04am
Childhood fractures are common, but the injuries are rarely treated correctly in emergency rooms, new research shows.






Well: Ask Well: Can Pets Get Ebola?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:37am
Ebola is found in many animals, including dogs, though cats may be immune.






Well: When Doctors and Nurses Work Together

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:54pm
A group of doctors and nurses at Yale-New Haven Hospital has been quietly working to change the culture of “defensive medicine” that so many have come to accept as inevitable.

T-Cell Therapy Puts Leukemia Patients in Extended Remission

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:29pm
Researchers in Philadelphia have reported that in a study, 23 of 30 patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia remained in remission after the therapy, which programs a patient’s T-cells to fight the disease.






Phys Ed: What’s Your Fitness Age?

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:02am
While you can’t change your chronological age, you can turn back the clock on your “fitness age.”