University of Arizona
College of Public Health

New York Times

Well: The Other Bathroom Wars

4 hours 34 min ago
For people with disabilities and their families, the battle for accessible toilet facilities has been going on for decades.

Well: A Low-Salt Diet May Be Bad for the Heart

4 hours 51 min ago
A diet that’s too low in sodium may actually increase the risk for heart attacks and stroke.

Well: Opioids Often Ineffective for Low Back Pain

6 hours 28 min ago
The magnitude of relief did not reach the level the researchers defined as clinically effective, little different from drugs like aspirin.

Well: Parents of Deaf Children, Stuck in the Middle of an Argument

6 hours 41 min ago
Should children be fitted for hearing aids and taught to speak, or should they use sign language? Or a combination of both?

Well: The Breakup Marathon

13 hours 5 min ago
A romantic breakup or divorce is a traumatic event. Some runners channel that into running better, faster or longer.

Well: Parents Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Training Babies to Sleep

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 12:25pm
Letting babies cry themselves to sleep doesn’t harm parent-child attachment, a new study finds.

Well: Lawsuits Over Baby Powder Raise Questions About Cancer Risk

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:31am
Thousands of women claim talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer, but research into a potential link has produced mixed results.

Well: Walkable Neighborhoods Cut Obesity and Diabetes Rates

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 7:11am
Neighborhoods designed for walking may decrease the rates of overweight and diabetic people by more than 10 percent, a new study concludes.

Well: Ask Well: Should You Fast Before a Cholesterol Test?

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 3:00am
Repeated studies have found no clinically significant differences between results from cholesterol tests done on a full stomach and those done after fasting.

Well: Supporting Children Who Serve as Caregivers

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 7:40am
More than a million children as young as 8 are serving as caregivers to family members.

Well: What American Parents Can Learn From Chinese Philosophy

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:45am
Look for your passion? Be true to yourself? That’s not what Confucius would say.