University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Phys Ed: To Keep Obesity at Bay, Exercise May Trump Diet

9 hours 20 min ago
Young rats prone to obesity are much less likely to fulfill that unhappy destiny if they run during adolescence than if they do not.

Well: Ovary Removal Tied to Colon Cancer Risk

12 hours 34 min ago
Removal of the ovaries may increase the risk for colorectal cancer, a new study concludes.

Well: To Help Students Learn, Engage the Emotions

12 hours 34 min ago
“It is literally neurobiologically impossible to think deeply about things that you don’t care about,” says the neuroscientist Mary Helen Immordino-Yang.

Well: After Cataract Surgery, Hoping to Toss the Glasses

12 hours 37 min ago
By age 80, more than half of Americans either have a cataract or will have had cataract surgery. Some opt for a form of surgery that can make reading glasses obsolete.

Well: American Girl Has a Hit With Diabetes Doll Kit

19 hours 46 min ago
American Girl, the doll company, has introduced a diabetes care kit for dolls, and it has sold so briskly it is already on back order.

Aging Runners Find Help for a Question: How Slow Will I Get?

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 6:59pm
Thanks to Ray Fair, a professor in the economics department at Yale, runners have an exact schedule that will predict how their performance will decline as they age.

Well: Medical Errors May Cause Over 250,000 Deaths a Year

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 3:30pm
If medical error were considered a disease, a new study has found, it would be the third leading cause of death in the United States.

Well: How Well Do You Know Your Food Labels?

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 10:25am
Test your supermarket savvy with this quiz, adapted from the new book “Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies — How What We Eat Define Who We Are.”

Well: Flu Shots Protect Babies, Too

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 10:24am
Here’s one more reason pregnant women should get a flu shot: It not only protects mothers, but a large study suggests it prevents flu in the infant, too.

Well: Breast and Body Changes Are Driving Teen Girls Out of Sports

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 6:42am
Research shows that girls, many feeling self-conscious, start dropping out of sports or skipping gym classes around the onset of puberty.

Wired Well: A Shocking Way (Really) to Break Bad Habits

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 11:57am
A device called the Pavlok is being marketed as a way to actually fulfill those New Year’s resolutions, by delivering a jolt.

Well: When Parents Blame Themselves for That ‘Difficult’ Baby

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 11:37am
Sometimes the baby you have is not what you expected when you were expecting.

Well: Aging in Place

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 11:35am
Throughout the country, communities are being retrofitted to accommodate the tsunami of elders expected to live there as baby boomers age.