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The Health Dose: Student Voices

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

Medical student Mary Smith
Tags: medical school, work-life balance, diversity, women in medicine, parenting

I didn’t head straight to medical school after college. I did, however, head straight into parenting. My first daughter was born five months after I graduated from college. Four more daughters eventually joined her, and I... read more