University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Well: Diabetes Screening Lags in People With Hypertension

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 12:19pm
As many as a third of adults who have high blood pressure have not been screened for diabetes, despite the fact that guidelines call for them to be checked regularly, new research suggests.






Well: Vegetarian Thanksgiving: No-Bake Apple Pie

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:04am
Instead of an oven, use a food processor to create this crisp, fresh apple pie. It was created for raw-food dieters, but it also gives home cooks a fast and refreshing dessert option that takes a fraction of the time of a traditional fruit pie.






Well: Why Antioxidants Don’t Belong in Your Workout

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:04am
Antioxidant vitamins are enormously popular with people who exercise, but studies suggest they can blunt the benefits of exercise both on the jogging track and in the weight room.






Well: Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Vegetable Tarts, Big and Small

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:14pm
Vegetable tarts as appetizers or the main course make for a welcome addition to any Thanksgiving table.






Poison Pen: A Warning on Nutmeg

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 1:33pm
This holiday season, measure your nutmeg carefully.






Well: Brains of People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Offer Clues About Disorder

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 12:13pm
Two recent studies suggest that physiological factors may underlie chronic fatigue syndrome.






Well: Vegetarian Thanksgiving: A Quinoa Stuffing

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:57am
Vegans and non-vegans will enjoy this twist on a traditional stuffing, where quinoa replaces the bread and butternut squash, celeriac and hazelnuts add the flavors of fall.






Ask Well: Can Athletes Be Vegans?

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:41am
A reader asks about his 15-year-old son, an athlete who wants to switch to a vegan diet.






Well: Yogurt May Lower Diabetes Risk

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:10pm
Regular consumption of yogurt may help lower the risk for Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found.






Global Health: Hookah, as Health Risk, Still Qualifies as Smoking

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:54pm
With its mix of tobacco and other flavorings through a water pipe, it may smell and taste better, but a study finds it far from harmless.






Books: 'XL Love' Examines the Private Complications of Obesity in Americans’ Relationships

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:33pm
Does a girl who enters adolescence with a big woman’s body have a harder time socially than most teenagers? How about a boy whose fat conjures up female stereotypes?






Radiologists Are Reducing the Pain of Uncertainty

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 3:48pm
Radiologists are becoming more accessible to patients, but there are questions over whether the two parties will be able to handle dealing with each other when the results of scans are unwelcome.






Well: Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Pomegranate Salad

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 1:46pm
This colorful salad of red pomegranate seeds, Romaine lettuce and roasted sesame seeds, dressed with a fresh pomegranate juice and honey dressing, sets a festive tone for any holiday table.






Personal Health: PCOS: An Infertility Issue That Is Little Understood

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:10am
Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects as many as 10 percent of women of childbearing age, but its underlying cause is not fully understood and misdiagnosis can result in ineffective treatment.






Well: Low Vitamin D Tied to Higher Death Risk

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:39am
A new study provides persuasive evidence that low serum vitamin D itself increases the risk of death.