University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Well: Rustle, Tingle, Relax: The Compelling World of A.S.M.R.

2 hours 7 min ago
Videos that evoke the tingling sensation of the “autonomous sensory meridian response” are popular on the Web, but scientists are only beginning to understand what might be involved.






Ask Well: Exercise and Weight Loss

4 hours 43 min ago
Is weight loss truly greater (for the same time expended) when exercising at moderate levels (say, 60 percent of maximum capacity) versus more intense levels (85 percent of maximum capacity)?






Well: Nursing Home Unthinkable? Be Prepared in Case It’s Inevitable

5 hours 24 min ago
Be an ‘educated customer’ if the needs of an aging relative or friends become too difficult to handle at home.






Well: Statins Tied to Lower Risk of Barrett’s Esophagus

5 hours 41 min ago
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are associated with a lower risk of Barrett’s esophagus, a precancerous condition that can sometimes lead to esophageal cancer, a new study has found.






Well: Probiotics May Reduce Blood Pressure

8 hours 34 min ago
Consuming probiotics has a small but significant effect in lowering blood pressure, a large review of studies has found.






Well: Acetaminophen No Better Than Placebo for Back Pain

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 6:24pm
In a large trial, researchers discovered that pills like Tylenol worked no better than a placebo, but could help with other pains.






Opinion: The Wrong Approach to Breast Cancer

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:30am
A double mastectomy will not significantly extend life.