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Quit-Tobacco Programs Effective in Dental Clinics, Study Finds

UANews | June 7, 2010
People who received an intervention – advice and assistance including nicotine patches or lozenges – were two to three times more likely to have quit smoking 7.5 months afterward than participants who received the usual care.

UA Professor Assists with First Total Artificial Heart Implantation in Russia

UANews | June 1, 2010
Pharmacist Paul Nolan had several roles in the surgery, including using medications to prevent blood clots from forming within the patient and the device.

Friends Mourn Pioneer of UA Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies

UANews | May 28, 2010
Dean E. Carter established a metals toxicology research program and a unique outreach effort to Mexico.

New Anti-Cancer Compound Derived from Ancient Plant

UANews | May 27, 2010
UA scientists have used a new quick-growing technique to produce a water-soluble form of a plant compound that combats cancer and encourages the survival of healthy cells.

UA Medicine Students Receive Leadership, Outreach Awards

UANews | May 25, 2010
Wilbur Wildcat accepted his first white coat (and one for Wilma Wildcat) at the 20th annual UA College of Medicine Medical Student Leadership Awards ceremony, where more than 75 medical students received awards for leadership, outstanding outreach services and commitment to the medically underserved.

Student Honored by American Medical Association Foundation

UANews | May 24, 2010
Natasha Bhuyan, a second-year UA medical student, has worked closely with the elderly, people who are homeless, adults with developmental disabilities and individuals with unplanned pregnancies.