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Divorce can be heart-breaking – literally – especially for women | The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Women who have been divorced once, or men who have been divorced at least twice, are more likely to have a heart attack than people who get and stay married, according to a study.
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Divorce linked to heart attack | Times of Malta

Divorce linked to heart attack | Times of Malta | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Women who have been divorced once, or men who have been divorced at least twice, are more likely to have a heart attack than people who get and stay married, according to a study.
“The negative health consequences of divorce have been known for some time,” said lead author Matthew E. Dupre of...
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Increasing consciousness: Arizona's investment in water education | Your Water Colorado (blog)

Increasing consciousness: Arizona's investment in water education | Your Water Colorado (blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
I spend a fair amount of time in the Phoenix area visiting my sister and her family.  The warm winter days are a great alternative to blocking the cold drafts that sneak through my 100 year old win...
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Tucson’s rain-catching revolution | High Country News

Tucson’s rain-catching revolution | High Country News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the Sonoran Desert, rainwater harvesting is finally going mainstream.
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Arizona could see an intense wildfire season this year | Arizona Republic

Arizona could see an intense wildfire season this year | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A pattern of weak storm systems that bring cooler temperatures and moisture could just be postponing the start of wildfire season.
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Put down the hose and back slowly away from the lawn | Arizona Republic

Put down the hose and back slowly away from the lawn | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It is 6:15 a.m., and I am standing in my front yard with a cup of coffee in one hand and a garden hose in the other. The sun is just up. It's cool
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Arizona 4-H Director Earns Awards for Leadership in Nepal | USDA Blog

Arizona 4-H Director Earns Awards for Leadership in Nepal | USDA Blog | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With more than 6.5 million American youth actively involved in 4-H, it’s not unusual to think of 4-H as an “All-American” tradition – and that’s OK, but there’s more to the story. The fact is, it is estimated that more than 7 million youth in 80 countries around the world are 4-H’ers. Now, thanks to the efforts of a man from Arizona, the mountainous Asian nation of Nepal has joined the 4-H family.
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Mosquitoes threaten Arizona with new diseases | Arizona Sonora News Service

Mosquitoes threaten Arizona with new diseases | Arizona Sonora News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Mosquitoes could carry new troubles to Arizona. Dengue Fever and a second disease, Chikungunya, have started to crop up in areas surrounding Arizona, putting researchers on high alert about the looming threat the diseases could pose to the state.



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New training to reduce pesticides in schools | Arizona Sonora News Service

New training to reduce pesticides in schools | Arizona Sonora News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Some are vacuumed. Some are swept. Others are crushed, baited or trapped. The rest are kept out with caulk, window screens, door sweeps or, as a last resort, sprayed with chemicals.



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Faculty Recognized for Teaching Talents | UA@Work

Faculty Recognized for Teaching Talents | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Seven professors, nominated by their peers and students, were recognized with Awards of Distinction.
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Challenge for $100K winner: Tell the story of water | Arizona Republic

Challenge for $100K winner: Tell the story of water | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Winner of $100,000 New Arizona Prize wants us all to help tell the story of water
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Sustainability: Beyond the Mirage | KAET (TV-Phoenix)

Beyond The Mirage is an innovative web-based experience that aims to raise awareness and understanding about Arizona’s water supplies and demands.

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UA Love Story: Jordan Selchow ’13 and Tiffany Hayes Selchow ’11 | Arizona Alumni Magazine

UA Love Story: Jordan Selchow ’13 and Tiffany Hayes Selchow ’11 | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Jordan Selchow ’13 and Tiffany Hayes Selchow ’11 met while they were both students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The couple helped run a herd of cattle and hogs at the UA Farm at Roger Road and Campbell Avenue when they were students. So it was only fitting that they took their engagement photos at the Farm, where their love story began.
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Divorce induces heart attacks, women are worst affected | Daily Star (Lebanon)

Divorce induces heart attacks, women are worst affected | Daily Star (Lebanon) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Women who have been divorced once, or men who have been divorced at least twice, are more likely to have a heart attack than people who get and stay married, according to a new study.
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App addresses challenges women face trying to quit smoking | Tucson Sentinel

App addresses challenges women face trying to quit smoking | Tucson Sentinel | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When it comes to quitting smoking, women may need some extra motivation: "Women are more likely to gain weight than men when they quit smoking, and women have more difficulty losing weight when they gain it." That’s why UA researchers helped develop an app to remind women smokers that their health is more important than being thin.
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Annual festival gives Apache Junction fourth-grade students hands-on lesson in the importance of water | Arizona Newszap

Annual festival gives Apache Junction fourth-grade students hands-on lesson in the importance of water | Arizona Newszap | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Local fourth-grade students took a field trip to the fourth annual Apache Junction Water Festival to learn about water and the role it plays on earth.
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Company finds intersection of research, commerce, environmental benefits

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Raina Maier, a professor of environmental microbiology at the University of Arizona, is making biodegradable surfactants — as part of a lifelong distaste for trash.


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What about Earth’s Microbiome? | Scientific American

What about Earth’s Microbiome? | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The latest temperature readings from Antarctica are giving the world pause, along with the finding that 70 percent of the western Antarctic ice shelf has melted. ...
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Awards for Excellence to Honor Exceptional Employees | UA@Work

Awards for Excellence to Honor Exceptional Employees | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Several dedicated UA employees will be honored tomorrow at the 27th annual Awards for Excellence ceremony.
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How to Beat 6 Everyday Infection Spreaders | MSN Health & Fitness

How to Beat 6 Everyday Infection Spreaders | MSN Health & Fitness | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We have some high-priority pathogens we'd like you to meet—and, with our help, defeat.
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Los mosquitos amenazan a Arizona con nuevas enfermedades | Arizona Sonora News Service

Los mosquitos amenazan a Arizona con nuevas enfermedades | Arizona Sonora News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Los mosquitos podrían portar nuevos problemas a Arizona. La fiebre del Dengue y otra enfermedad, Chikunguany, empezaron a surgir en áreas alrededor de Arizona poniendo a investigadores en máxima alerta sobre la inminente amenaza que la enfermedad podría traer al estado.



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Community gardens take root in Arizona | Arizona Sonora News Service

Community gardens take root in Arizona | Arizona Sonora News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Community gardens in Tucson, Phoenix, Mesa, Flagstaff and other cities across the state are in full bloom, as part of city initiatives or through private organizations.



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Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize | Yuma News Now

Bruce Tabashnik, professor and head of entomology in the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been awarded the Henry and Phyllis Koffler Prize for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity

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Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize | UANews

Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Bruce Tabashnik, professor and head of entomology in the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been awarded the Henry and Phyllis Koffler Prize for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity. The award was presented at the annual Awards of Distinction Ceremony luncheon recently at the Student Union Memorial Center on campus. Sponsored by the UA provost, the prize was established through the generosity of Henry and Phyllis Koffler in 2000 and consists of a one-time award
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UA Students Gain Experience in Racing Industry | UANews

UA Students Gain Experience in Racing Industry | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Patrons at Rillito Park Race Track in northwest Tucson may have noticed a new presence during the recently completed spring race meet: young adults, dressed in navy shirts, on the TV screens, in the admissions booths and in the racing office. 
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