Updates from the experts at the UA Health Sciences

 

The Healthy Dose

Fort Defiance landscape
Tags: Native American health care, healing ceremonies, integrative health, traditional Native American healing, depression, grief, trauma, suicide, nursing

Moving toward a more progressive and culturally relevant approach to Native American health care, Indian Health Services (IHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services require culturally sensitive care in health-care... read more

DNA double helix strand
Tags: lung cancer, precision medicine, precision health, genetics, DNA, tumors, EGFR gene, women, asian ancestry

The field of precision medicine has been gaining steam over the past two years. During this period, the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative and the All of Us Research Program have catapulted “precision medicine... read more

Sun protection - sunglasses and a hat.
Tags: skin cancer, moles, sun safety, prevention, sun damage, sunscreen

Dr. Lois Loescher, associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Skin Cancer Institute at the UA Cancer Center is acutely aware of the... read more