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Patricia Haynes in the UA College of Medicine has been awarded $3.1 million to study the relationship between unemployment and putting on pounds.
Why is it that David Garcia, the Democratic candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, has locked up major endorsements from Republicans, Democrats, the business community and educators, while his Republican opponent Diane Douglas has no big names in her corner?
A write-in candidate has never been elected governor of Arizona, and the odds are long that one ever will be. But don’t tell J. Johnson that.
Since 1980, a Tucson school has been providing an educational experience to students and changing their lives. Recently the school underwent some changes of its own.
The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has been actively developing a program to train veterinarians in Arizona and help improve animal and public health. Thanks to a foundational gift of $9 million from the Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation, the UA will soon be the home of the state's first public veterinary medical and surgical program to train doctors of veterinary medicine.
By zapping the air with a pair of powerful laser bursts, researchers at the University of Arizona have created highly focused pathways that can channel electricity through the atmosphere.
Amer Taleb's journalistic talent took him to Japan this summer, where he and other winners of the Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition toured multiple cities on a nine-day study trip. While in Hiroshima, he bought a silver keychain in the shape of a coin that was inscribed with a charge to work toward a more peaceful world.
(BPT) - When parents first learn of a child’s hemophilia diagnosis, they often feel scared and frustrated. However, by becoming more educated on the rare bleeding disorder, they often realize how fortunate they are to have access to therapy, a great team of healthcare professionals at their side and the support needed for their child to live a healthy life.
Continuing to learn new things offers many benefits, including cultural enrichment, engagement with others, and even better brain health and sharper thinking. Research has shown that this is true for people of all ages—especially when combined with a social aspect, like taking a class with other interested students.
Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson are exploring whether dietary interventions that extend lifespan increase or decrease immune defense against infection.
(NAPSI)—For many, the best part of warmer weather—summer in particular—is spending time with family and friends in the great outdoors. From barbecues to swimming to entertaining, the classic summertime activities happen outside.
(NAPSI)—If you’re looking for clear, smooth, glowing skin but don’t want to do anything that involves needles and scalpels, your dermatologist may have a solution.
(NewsUSA) - No longer do you have to choose between comfort and design. Once thought of as purely utilitarian, today's ceiling fans offer sophisticated styling, designer finishes and glamorous accents.
(BPT) - College may provide the first opportunity for many young adults to make important health decisions for themselves. In its Healthy Campus 2020 objectives, the American College Health Association’s Healthy Campus Coalition highlights a number of important topics for improving the health of college students, including vaccine-preventable diseases, nutrition and physical activity, substance abuse, mental health, and sexually transmitted diseases.
(BPT) - Some women say sex after menopause is fabulous. For millions of others, it’s the opposite. Something to avoid. Yet many suffer in silence finding it too awkward and uncomfortable to bring up with their health care providers, significant others or even their closest girlfriends. Studies show even fewer doctors ask their postmenopausal women whether they’re experiencing any issues with sex after menopause.
1. Obama sends 300 military advisers to help Iraq fight insurgents
(BPT) - Imagine experiencing shortness of breath, wheezing, and a cough so severe it requires you to visit the emergency room. This is a frightening potential reality for an estimated 24 million Americans with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive and debilitating lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe. Many COPD patients will experience an event like this called an exacerbation (or flare-up), a time when symptoms suddenly get worse and breathing becomes more difficult.
1. Sunni insurgents seize another major Iraqi city
1. Tea Party-backed challenger upsets Eric Cantor in GOP primary
The call of the great outdoors is irresistible to many, and in Southern Arizona you can count on nearly 300 sunny days per year. But venturing into the wilderness and exploring can mean entering into an extreme environment, where an injury can leave you stranded on a mountaintop or in the desert, hurt on a remote bike path, or severely dehydrated.
The newest addition to the line of X-Men movies provides a plethora of famous names and faces from both Hollywood and comic books, but does this star-studded action movie have the chops to be the hit of the summer?
(NAPSI)—In the 14 years that her mother lived with Huntington’s disease, the only time that Misty Oto saw her mother not move was when her heart stopped.
(BPT) - While you may know about your brain’s gray matter, did you also know that about 50 percent of your brain is made of white matter? The health of your brain’s white matter affects how well it learns and functions. This is also the area of the brain most often affected by stroke. Now results of a two-year human clinical study published in the American Heart Association journal, Stroke, show that vitamin E tocotrienols derived from Malaysian palm oil supports white matter health by weakening the progression of white matter lesions.
(Family Features) From children’s books to advertising, consumers often see idyllic images of hens scratching in the dirt and pecking around the barnyard. However, these pictures can distort how most eggs are produced today.