Updates from the experts at the UA Health Sciences

 

The Health Dose: Sports and Exercise

Mature African-American parents helping their daughter relocate, into a college dorm. The young woman is in the foreground smiling at the camera, carrying a backpack and basket filled with her belongings.
Tags: college life, healthy lifestyle, Sleep, nutrition, campus health, contraception, sun safety, water, dehydration, cactus, Arizona

With college freshman orientations right around the corner, you can start your academic career on the right foot by following these simple lifestyle tips. If you are new to Southern Arizona, be sure to read to the end to receive... read more

Mariano Lake, New Mexico. Photo credit Ariel Shirley.
Tags: Diné (Navajo) Nation, Native American health care, traditional Native American teachings, running, holistic wellness, diabetes, heart disease, Cancer, family health history, integrative health

Yá’át’ééh (hello in Diné), my name is Ariel Shirley. I am a senior studying public health at the University of Arizona. I grew up near the Diné (Navajo) Nation in Gallup, N.M. Since I was a little girl, my Diné... read more

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