UA Study Finds Energy-Dense Foods May Increase Cancer Risk Among Women of Normal Weight

A new study led by Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, reveals a link between processed foods and cancer risk in women who are not overweight.

Arizona Telemedicine Program and Arizona Center for Rural Health Aim to Make Rheumatology Accessible in Arizona

A new pilot program will allow patients to get the specialty rheumatologic care they need, in their own communities from their primary care providers.

Banner – UMC Tucson Among U.S. News ‘Best Hospitals’

Nationally Ranked in Cancer, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Pulmonary Care

UA Study Finds Energy-Dense Foods May Increase Cancer Risk Among Women of Normal Weight

A new study led by Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, reveals a link between processed foods and cancer risk in women who are not overweight.

Arizona Telemedicine Program and Arizona Center for Rural Health Aim to Make Rheumatology Accessible in Arizona

A new pilot program will allow patients to get the specialty rheumatologic care they need, in their own communities from their primary care providers.

Banner – UMC Tucson Among U.S. News ‘Best Hospitals’

Nationally Ranked in Cancer, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Pulmonary Care
  • UA Study Finds Energy-Dense Foods May Increase Cancer Risk Among Women of Normal Weight

    A new study led by Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, reveals a link between processed foods and cancer risk in women who are not overweight.
  • Arizona Telemedicine Program and Arizona Center for Rural Health Aim to Make Rheumatology Accessible in Arizona

    A new pilot program will allow patients to get the specialty rheumatologic care they need, in their own communities from their primary care providers.
  • Banner – UMC Tucson Among U.S. News ‘Best Hospitals’

    Nationally Ranked in Cancer, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Pulmonary Care

People and Programs on the Move

Dr. Koss, a professor of health promotion sciences and psychology at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, received honors from the American Psychological Association for her research, consultation and advocacy on sexual violence against women and girls.

Janko Nikolich-Zugich, MD, PhD, was re-elected as chair of the board and CEO of the American Aging Association. His term, which was to expire in 2017, now has been extended through 2020.

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Aug 15 2017 - 9:19am
Your skin health is important regardless of the season. In five weekly installments in August, each Tuesday, the University of Arizona Cancer Center will present a strategy for enjoying the sun’s benefits while protecting yourself from cancer-causing UV radiation. This week’s strategy: Wear Sunscreen
Aug 8 2017 - 10:14am
Your skin health is important regardless of the season. In five weekly installments in August, every Tuesday, the University of Arizona Cancer Center will present a strategy for enjoying the sun’s benefits while protecting yourself from cancer-causing UV radiation. This week’s strategy: Cover Up (with long sleeves, pants, sunglasses and a hat).
Aug 7 2017 - 2:50pm
Donald Miles, MD, and Mandi Conway, MD, are driving forces in incorporating ophthalmology into Medical School Curriculum
Aug 7 2017 - 2:00pm
Nanyang Technological University will establish a UA satellite office in Asia that’s ripe for collaboration with industry partners
Aug 7 2017 - 9:40am
Banner – University Medical Group and the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are pleased to introduce several new primary care physicians to the Southern Arizona community this summer.

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A new study led by Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, reveals a link between processed foods and cancer risk in women who are not overweight.

Oral glucosamine, a natural supplement often marketed for joint pain, has no more effect than a dummy pill, according to a new review of available research.  “Consumers should be cautious about spending money on unproven treatments,” said Dr. C. Kent Kwoh, director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center in Tucson.

Cyberattacks are accelerating worldwide and the U.S. health care system is dangerously unprepared to defend itself, or its patients.  Doctors like Dr. Christian Dameff at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, who recently co-led a summit on medical device hacking, are gaming out scenarios of types of attacks that could impact the health care system.