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AHSC Blog: Healthy Communities

Snakebite season is from April to October and rattlesnakes can bite with or without warning.
Tags: snakebits, rattlesnakes, poison, scorpions, drugs, medication

With the advent of warm weather the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, part of the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, is reminding people of the dangers of rattlesnakes. Reptiles in Arizona are most active... 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