University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

The Health Issue: What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set?

4 hours 49 min ago
Ellen Langer’s experiments have shown that mental attitudes might reverse some ravages of old age. Now she wants to test that same radical principle on cancer.






Well: How Music Can Boost a High-Intensity Workout

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:05pm
Volunteers were able to exercise harder when they listened to their favorite songs.






Well: Dangerous Dietary Supplements Return to Store Shelves

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:33pm
The Food and Drug Administration frequently recalls dietary supplements that are found to contain banned substances, but many of these products are back on the market months later, a new study found.






Well: It’s Time to Try Nutty, Sour Trahana

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:36am
No matter which type of trahana you use, I think you will want it in your pantry once you have tried it.






Well: Robotic Surgery Report Card

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:51am
A study found that robotic surgery for benign gynecologic procedures had a higher rate of complication than conventional surgery, and was more costly.






Well: Genetic Variant May Shield Latinas From Breast Cancer

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:50am
A new study’s findings may explain why Hispanic women have lower rates of breast cancer than other Americans.






Well: Easing the Pain of Sickle Cell Disease

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:21am
Sickle cell disease, a debilitating and sometimes life-threatening blood disorder, is relatively rare, so doctors may not know how to treat it.






Well: Coffee May Protect the Liver

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:05pm
Researchers found that compared with people who drank no coffee, those who drank three cups a day were about 25 percent less likely to have abnormal liver enzyme levels.






Well: A Weight Loss Belief Is Tested

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:36pm
A new randomized trial has found no long-term difference in weight regain among people who lost the pounds slowly and those who did so quickly.

Well: Mistakes in Treating Childhood Fractures

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:30pm
Childhood fractures are common, but the injuries are rarely treated correctly in emergency rooms, new research shows.






Well: Ask Well: Do Mosquitoes Spread Ebola?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:08pm
Mosquitoes spread a number of life-threatening illnesses, but can they spread Ebola? Thankfully, the answer is no, and the reason has to do wtih the unusual feeding and egg-laying cycle of female mosquitoes.






Well: Hard Lesson in Sleep for Teenagers

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:12pm
Adolescents who do not receive adequate rest have trouble keeping up in the classroom and are more vulnerable to other health problems. And catching up on sleep on the weekend won’t help.






Well: For Children With Autism, Opening a Door to Dental Care

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:57pm
More dentists are learning to meet the delicate challenge of caring for children with autism.