University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Well: The Look of Love Is in the Dog’s Eyes

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:20pm
Dogs who trained a long gaze on their owners had elevated levels of oxytocin, a hormone produced in the brain that is associated with nurturing and attachment. After receiving those long gazes, the owners’ levels of oxytocin increased, too.






Well: The Weekly Health Quiz: Exercise, Women and the Love of Dogs

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:40am
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.






Well: Vegetables and Cheese Meet Bread

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:40am
Vegetables and cheese, hot or cold, always make a great sandwich combination.






Well: A Swim Team for Teens With Autism

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 6:16am
A new documentary called “Swim Team” chronicles the Jersey Hammerheads, a swim team for children with autism.






Well: Ask Well: Do I Need an Annual Physical?

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 2:36am
An annual physicals is routine for about 45 million Americans. Should it be?






Well: Living With Cancer: In and Out of the Closet

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:48pm
While coping with cancer, I often feel like an impersonator of my former self.






Well: Treating Sleep Apnea May Ward Off Memory Decline

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:25pm
Breathing problems during sleep may be linked to early mental decline and Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. But using a CPAP machine can significantly delay the onset of cognitive problems.






Well: Divorce May Be Bad for the Heart, Especially for Women

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:06am
Divorce was linked to a higher risk for heart attack, especially in women, even those who remarry.






Well: The Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:31pm
Two new studies suggest that the ideal dose of exercise for a long life is a bit more than many of us currently believe we should get, but less than many of us might expect.