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AHSC Blog: Children and Family Health

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

Tags: Breast cancer, depression, stress, Latinas, underserved population, caregivers, telephone

Caring for a loved one with a cancer diagnosis can influence every aspect of a family's quality of life. It also can lead to depression, the most common mental health disorder in the world, according to the Centers for... read more

Pregnancy and oral health
Tags: oral health, pregnancy, pre-term deliveries, low birth weight, perodontitis, dental care, heart disease, new-born health

Good oral health is more than just a nice smile. Having good oral health improves a person’s ability to speak, smile, smell, taste, touch, chew and eat. Untreated tooth decay leads to needless pain and... read more