Updates from the experts at UArizona Health Sciences

 

The Health Dose: Children and Family Health

Baby boy chewing on his fingers and drooling
Tags: saliva, chemotherapy, oral health, dry mouth, clinical trials, xerostomia

Most people don’t think about saliva. But imagine your life without it. Everything is moistened by saliva: your oral cavity, your gums, your tongue, your teeth. That moistening surrounds food so it’s easier to... read more

Close up of a woman washing her hands
Tags: flu shot, vaccines, immune system, viruses, influenza

It’s fall, which means flu season has begun. Seasonal influenza (flu) viruses lurk year-round, but circulation ramps up in the fall and peaks during the winter. Luckily, there are many ways to protect... read more

Open book in front of a chalkboard
Tags: Sleep, college life, diet, depression, anxiety, mental health, time management, student success

The time we all have been waiting for, the return to campus. Most of us are usually excited to see our college friends and catch up from the summer away. Departing from home is easier than the last time, as we begin to become the... read more