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Girl in swimming pool
Tags: swimming pool, summer, safety, chlorine, chemicals, acid, pool safety
Nothing says summer like jumping into a swimming pool filled with cool, sparkling water. Nationally, there are more than 10 million swimming pools, which are used for recreation, exercise and cooling off during hot summer weather... (read more)
thermometer
Tags: heat warning, dehydration, heat stroke, emergency, National Weather Service, Arizona
Heat stands alone as the No. 1 weather-related killer in the United States—more deadly than tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and all other weather events combined.  It’s difficult to take a picture of heat, so it... (read more)
Spilled pills
Tags: stress, sleeplessness, fatigue, nausea, managing symptoms
Stress. Nausea. Fatigue. When you’re not feeling well—whether it’s a common cold, a chronic condition or the result of a busy schedule—the symptoms you experience can negatively impact your quality of life. For nurses, a big... (read more)
calves of a woman in high heels
Tags: flatgate, high heels, feet, foot pain, Cannes Film Festival, diabetes
You might have heard about the recent “flatgate” controversy, in which women not wearing high heels reportedly were barred from the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival premiere of the new Cate Blanchett film, Carol. ... (read more)
party cup
Tags: graduation, high school, safety, teenage alcohol use, healthy parenting
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... (read more)
Cinterandes mobile operating room fords a stream
Tags: Ecuador, surgery, rural health, medical school, Dr. Edgar Rodas, Cinterandes Foundation
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. After 30 hours assisting with surgeries in a delivery-truck-turned-operating-room... (read more)
Health Wordle
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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.UAHS is... (read more)

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