Updates from the experts at the UA Health Sciences

 

The Health Dose: Sleep

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

Student looking at a laptop.
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

Awake in bed
Tags: insomnia, sleeplessness, fatigue, sleep aids, medication management, healthy aging, memory, Exercise

Almost 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia, many people take prescription or over-the-counter sleep medications to help them sleep through the night. Insomnia also tends to increase as we age, almost half of older adults... read more