University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Well: The Antidepressant Generation

3 hours 10 min ago
A growing number of young adults are taking psychiatric medicines for longer and longer periods, at the very age when they are also consolidating their identities, making plans for the future and navigating adult relationships.

Well: An Athlete Tackles Cancer

3 hours 23 min ago
My youth was all sports. Now, at the age of 30, with Stage IV gastric cancer, I find myself relying on lessons I learned then.

Well: An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the Cord

5 hours 58 min ago
An awkward maneuver in the delivery room may be unnecessary.

Well: 5 Things to Know About Quinoa

6 hours 15 min ago
This week, a new food is appearing on Passover tables around the country. The Orthodox Union, the authority on kosher foods, recently ruled that certain brands of quinoa could carry its “Kosher for Passover” symbol.

Well: Pregnancy Weight Gain Predicts Child’s Obesity

6 hours 55 min ago
Gaining too much weight during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk that your child will be obese as a preschooler, new evidence shows. Gaining too little weight may have the same effect.

Well: Younger Skin Through Exercise

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:27am
Exercise appears to slow and even reverse the effects of aging on the skin.

Early Data in E-Cigarette Study May Raise Safety Concerns

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:17pm
The study, still in a preliminary stage, found that lung cells exposed to e-cigarette vapor showed cancerous reactions similar to cells exposed to tobacco smoke.

Nasal Spray Holds Hope in Fighting Flu Epidemic

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:31pm
A new method, still being tested, would coat receptors in the throat and nose before influenza viruses attach.

PET Scans Offer Clues on Vegetative States

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:37pm
A study found that a significant number of people labeled vegetative had received an incorrect diagnosis and actually had some degree of consciousness and the potential to improve.

Pollution Killed 7 Million People Worldwide in 2012, Report Finds

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:46am
A World Health Organization report concluded that more than one-third of pollution deaths in 2012 occurred in fast-developing Asian nations.

Well: Beans and Peas Lower Cholesterol

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:14am
A review of studies found that consuming a few legumes a day appeared to reduce levels of “bad” cholesterol.

Hard Cases: Too Much Family Love

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:01am
Every patient needs a moment alone, as one woman with a terminal illness and a large band of affectionate relatives made clear.

Personal Health: A Number That May Not Add Up

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:01pm
As a measure of overweight, obesity and health, the body mass index has plenty of drawbacks, researchers say.