UAHS Healthy Dose Blog Focuses on Your Brain, Healing Ceremonies, Lung Cancer & Sun Safety

If you haven’t been keeping up with the UA Health Sciences’ Healthy Dose Blog, you might be missing some interesting stories on and by colleagues in the Department of Medicine, related business units and other UAHS colleges.

Here’s a few:

Stressed student“NURSE-ing Your Brain to Protect it From Stress”
By Alison Sutton-Ryan | Aug 21, 2017
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 psychotherapist, I frequently participate in discussions regarding self-care...


Medicine man and sweat lodge“The Healing Power of Ceremony”
By Michelle Kahn-John, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, GNP | Jul 18, 2017
Moving toward a more progressive and culturally relevant approach to Native American health care, Indian Health Services (IHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services require culturally sensitive care in health-care settings. This includes healing ceremonies provided by traditional practitioners...


DNA and precision medicine“Targeting Lung Cancer: How Precision Medicine is Directing Cancer Therapy Today”
By Valerie Schaibley, PhD | Jun 22, 2017
The field of precision medicine has been gaining steam over the past two years. During this period, the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative and the All of Us Research Program have catapulted “precision medicine” into our mainstream dialogue and helped stimulate more research...


Sunglasses and hat for sun protection“Eight Ways to Play it Safe in the Sun”
By UA College of Nursing, Lois Loescher, PhD, RN, FAAN | May 1, 2017
Dr. Lois Loescher, associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Skin Cancer Institute at the UA Cancer Center is acutely aware of the vital importance of sun safety. Known as the Skin Cancer Prevention Queen to her family and friends, the researcher is a zealous advocate for the cause...


Other topics earlier this year in Healthy Dose Blog include:

“Have Your Wine and Chocolate, Too? UA Cardiologist Offers Tips for Valentine’s Day Blog” | Posted Feb. 9, 2017

Release Date: 
08/21/2017 - 5:30pm