Valley Fever (also known as Desert Rheumatism or San Joaquin Valley Fever) is Arizona’s disease. While rare at a national level, Valley Fever is common in the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico. Every year, 150,000 people in the U.S. are infected, and Arizona is home to two-thirds of them.
Every year, more than 1,500 deaths in Arizona could be avoided if all residents had an equal chance to be healthy.
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The University Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) is excited to unveil its new blog, The Healthy Dose, which offers readers reliable, easy-to-digest information from experts working in all aspects of health and wellness.
In the next few weeks, many young adults will be celebrating a major milestone: high school graduation. The days and weeks before and after graduation are an exciting time for teens and their families, but the joy can turn tragic when alcohol is part of the mix.
On a Thursday afternoon in June, I found myself dressed in scrubs and a surgery cap, crossing a cable bridge over an expansive Amazon tributary.