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Alcohol abuse is a significant contributor to the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome, which kills 114,000 Americans annually.  People with a high dependence on alcohol are at risk...

The Steps 2 STEM Summer Research Internship is a 4-week research experience for students participating in the Pima County Youth Career Connect program. Interns participating in Steps 2 STEM go...

Dr. Kraft has received several honors for her work in the past year. A physician-scientist whose research on asthma is world-renowned, Monica Kraft, MD, professor and chair of the University of...

It is a common problem for many small businesses to use harmful chemicals that are linked to asthma, cancer, cardiovascular and neurological diseases. The Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Paloma I. Beamer, PhD, associate professor of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, recently was named president-elect of the...

Donna Zhang, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the UA College of Pharmacy. Right now she is currently working on the mystery of why a protein can...

Renowned environmental scientist Raina Maier has been named interim director of the Institute of the Environment, a universitywide research institute that aims...

 

On September 8, members from the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences (SWEHSC) Outreach Team visited Cholla High School to teach students about groundwater contamination....

 

One in three young adults has a tattoo. Could the chemicals in their tattoo ink pose a health risk? A group of 12 University of Arizona students has set off to find out.  The...

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