University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Well: Most Heavy Drinkers Are Not Alcoholics

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:25pm
Most people who drink too much are not alcoholics, suggesting that they can be helped more easily than previously believed, a new government study shows.






Well: Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Skyping the Holiday Meal

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:40pm
A technology-assisted holiday meal has become a cherished Thanksgiving memory.






Recipes for Health: Apples From Thanksgiving Start to Finish

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:35am
Apples will see their way from the beginning to the end of my Thanksgiving meal.






Well: Antibiotics During Pregnancy May Increase Child’s Obesity Risk

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:17am
A new study reports that antibiotic use during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for obesity in the child.






Well: Living With Cancer: Gravy Days

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:05pm
This November I am a lucky woman, reveling in the unearned bounty of more time and a thicker earthly existence than I had ever expected.






Well: Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Food Allergies and Autumn Quinoa

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:22am
When food allergies forced her to learn to cook, Johanna Bond dove in. The result: A quinoa dish with apples and cheddar that is perfect for a fall celebration.






Well: That Medical Test Costs $50, or Is It $500?

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:43am
In many ways our health care system is like an all-you-can-eat buffet. Someone else appears to be paying for it, so who cares how much it costs?






Well: Vegetarian Thanksgiving: A Squash Main Course

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:30am
This combination of acorn squash, corn and beans offers a delicious main course for vegan diners.






Phys Ed: Does Exercise Really Make Us Smarter?

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:31am
A new study asks whether the apparent cognitive benefits from exercise are real or just a placebo effect.






Well: For Teenagers, Early School Start Means More Car Crashes, Study Finds

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:51pm
Teenage drivers who have a later school start time have fewer car accidents, according to a new study in The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.






Matter: Viruses as a Cure

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:05am
Our bodies are home to trillions of viruses, and new research hints that some of them may actually be keeping us healthy.