University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Well: The Workout: Running While Pregnant

7 hours 38 min ago
Clara Horowitz Peterson, an elite runner, mother of three and expecting, talks about training during and after pregnancy.

Well: Low Vitamin D Tied to Asthma Attacks

8 hours 30 min ago
Raising vitamin D levels may help control flare-ups in people with asthma.

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

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:12pm
Dr. Rovee-Collier, a developmental psychologist at Rutgers University, showed in a series of papers in the early 1980s that babies remembered plenty.

Well: A Heart Risk in Drinking Water

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:38pm
Even trace amounts of arsenic in drinking water may increase the risk of heart disease, researchers have found.

Well: Living With Cancer: Not Talking About Medical Mistakes

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:13am
Doctors make mistakes, but they don’t like to talk about them, writes Susan Gubar, who suffered from medical mistakes made during surgery to remove ovarian cancer.

Well: Is 10,000 Hours All I Need to Run a Faster Marathon?

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:46am
Popular research tells me that if I put in 10,000 hours or 10 years of training, I can become a master at anything.

Well: Pronouncing the Patient Dead

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 4:00am
It was only when I walked into the room and saw my patient still and utterly silent, his tired family sitting around the bed, that I realized no one had ever told me precisely how to declare death.

Well: Knowing Cancer Risk May Not Affect Screening Rates

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:11pm
Telling people of their potential increased risk of colon cancer did not spur them to get the recommended screening.

Well: Ask Well: Is the Ebola Epidemic Ending in Africa?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:11am
Groups like Doctors Without Borders are reporting that they suddenly have far more beds than patients in West Africa, but it is unclear whether the Ebola epidemic is truly waning.

This Is Your Brain on Drugs

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:00am
New studies show that the effects of marijuana on young people may be greater than we thought.

Phys Ed: Sports Gels Can Improve Marathon Times, but Pace Them Right

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 9:01pm
Many runners in Sunday’s New York City Marathon may be overlooking a simple way to improve their finishing time.

Well: Doctors and Decision Fatigue

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:09pm
The phenomenon of “decision fatigue” has been found in judges, who are more likely to deny parole at the end of the day than at the beginning. Now researchers have found a parallel effect in physicians.

Doctors Mystified by Paralysis in Dozens of Children

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 6:53pm
More than 50 children have had mysterious episodes of paralysis in 23 states and some doctors suspect a link to the enterovirus 68.

Well: Faces of Breast Cancer: Find Your Story, Join the Conversation

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 2:15pm
An enhanced interactive feature allows readers to join a global community of women and men whose lives have been touched by breast cancer. Share your story, find someone like you or join the conversation at the Faces of Breast Cancer project.

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

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:47pm
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: Renée Zellweger and Me

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:07pm
The reaction to the actress’s recent appearance is helping me accept my face as-is.

Well: Can You Get Ebola From a Toilet Seat?

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:29am
In general, fear of toilet seats is overdone, but the transmission of the Ebola virus in a bathroom used by an infectious patient is a real risk.