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The Healthy Dose

Expert insights from UArizona Health Sciences

The Health Dose: Women's Health

Tags: stroke, stroke risk

Helena Morrison, PhD, RN, discusses her passion for studying the brain and her current research on stroke therapies.  What do you do at the University of Arizona Health Sciences?   I am an associate professor... read more

Grandmother, mother and daughter sit on a couch and smile at the camera
Tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, women's health

Caroline Berger is a wife, mother, grandmother, University of Arizona Health Sciences employee – and a breast cancer survivor of 16 years. She shares her journey and why it’s so important to trust yourself and find... read more

Nurse comforting mother and newborn in hospital
Tags: breastfeeding, breast milk

Breast milk acts as medicine, and providing breastfeeding support keeps mothers and babies healthy.  Sheila Gephart, PhD, RN, FAAN first became aware of the importance of breast milk for babies while... read more