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Losing Sleep Over Your Divorce? Your Blood Pressure Could Suffer

UANews | July 16, 2014
It's normal for people to experience trouble sleeping after a divorce. But if sleep problems last too long, they can lead to potentially harmful increases in blood pressure, a new UA study finds. The research suggests that poor sleep quality might be one of the reasons divorce is linked to negative health effects.

UA Training Medical Students to Serve Patients in Rural Communities

UANews | July 15, 2014
Several UA College of Medicine students are spending the summer serving rural communities, where there's a desperate need for medical specialists.

CDC Awards $4M to Arizona Prevention Research Center

UANews | July 3, 2014
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has awarded $4 million to the UA's Arizona Prevention Research Center to study how people and their communities can avoid or counter the risks for chronic illnesses.

Landmark Merger to Benefit Clinical Research, Student Training and Health Care in Arizona

UANews | June 26, 2014
The University of Arizona Health Network and the University of Arizona have entered into an agreement with Banner Health that will result in improved facilities, expanded research, stronger physician training and better health care for Arizonans.

A Boost for Precision Health: UA Genetics Core Accredited for Health Care Services

UANews | June 20, 2014
The UA's gene sequencing facility, which specializes in deciphering massive amounts of genetic code in a very short time, has obtained accreditation to expand its services to health care in addition to research.

Global Experts in Antibiotic Resistance to Attend Workshop at UA

UANews | June 17, 2014
An upcoming UA workshop will tackle the hot-button issue of antibiotic resistance in agriculture. "Antibiotic Resistance in Agroecosystems: State of the Science" will be held Aug. 5-8 at Biosphere 2, and aims to bring together microbiologists and chemists to identify the most effective methods to track antibiotic resistance in the environment.

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