University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Well: Younger Skin Through Exercise

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:07pm
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: 5 Things to Know About Quinoa

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:23am
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: 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.

Surge in Narcotic Prescriptions for Pregnant Women

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 1:58pm
More pregnant women are being prescribed opioid painkillers, whose risks to fetuses are unknown, a move that surprises some doctors and researchers.