University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Well: For Athletes, the Time of an Event Can Affect Performance

4 hours 59 min ago
Researchers studying a small group of athletes found that those used to rising early perform best at midday, while late risers do best in the evening.

Phys Ed: How Weight Training Can Help You Keep the Weight Off

7 hours 37 min ago
Exercise can help keep the pounds off after weight loss, and weight training may be particularly beneficial, a new study shows.

Doctor and Patient: Doctors as Advocates for Family Leave

11 hours 33 min ago
By acting as patient advocates, doctors and other health care professional can do more to support broader family leave policies.

Well: Expensive Drugs Work Better Than Cheap Ones

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:01pm
In Parkinson’s patients, an “expensive” placebo worked significantly better, producing a two-fold improvement compared with the “cheap” one.

Well: High Cholesterol Takes Its Toll Over Time

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:49pm
Researchers found that the longer cholesterol remained, elevated the greater the likelihood for cardiovascular disease.

Well: Sugary Drinks Tied to Earlier Menstruation

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:00pm
A new study has found that the consumption of sugary drinks is associated with lowered age of the first menstrual period.

Personal Health: Why Your Workout Should Be High-Intensity

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:53am
Studies suggest that a more demanding approach to exercise is not only safe for most patients but also more effective at preventing and reversing the problems of many ailments.

Well: Salt May Not Affect Heart Risks

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:13am
A new study suggests that dietary salt may have little or no effect on the risk for heart disease in older adults.