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AHSC Blog: Sports and Exercise

Image of a stethoscope with fruits and vegetables
Tags: Cancer, diet, exercising, hydration, prevention, fiber, healthy eating, obesity

Cancer is expected to exceed cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in Arizona within the next 20 years. While exemplary treatments are available and new immunotherapies hold promise for curing the disease,... read more

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Tags: mindfulness, nutrition, mental health, stress, relaxation, spirituality, healthy lifestyle, fitness, school, college

As the new semester begins, there is much excitement and anticipation—and often much stress. School can bring many additional responsibilities and it can seem that our own care is last on the list.In my role as a... read more

Tags: sports, sun protection, skin cancer, dehydration, heat stroke, nutrition, safety gear, head injuries, eating disorders

The start of a new school year can only mean one thing: fall sports season is here. As a family nurse practitioner with the Mobile Health Program, I am seeing lots of eager, young athletes at our family practice and pediatric... read more