The Healthy Dose

Expert insights from UArizona Health Sciences

The Healthy Dose

Woman using her mobile phone to take a selfie in her bathroom
Tags: skin cancer, melanoma, skin care, dermatologist, mobile apps

Mobile applications can’t replace doctors, but they can be useful tools if you want to take a proactive approach to skin care.  In the U.S., 1 in 5 people will get skin cancer in their lifetimes, according to the... read more

Frustrated woman lying in bed
Tags: Sleep, sleeplessness, sleep disorders, insomnia, mental health

Many of us encounter sleeplessness, and the ongoing stress from the coronavirus pandemic only further disrupts our sleep schedules. Sleep is critical to our physical and mental health, but according to the Centers for... read more

Close up of doctor holding patient's hand while lying down on hospital bed
Tags: diversity, quality of care, medical bias, African American, Black, Hispanic, Native American, health disparities, health equity

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhumane.”  -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the disease has disproportionately affected... read more