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5 Life-Threatening Infections You Can Get from Using a Porta-Potty | Cosmopolitan

5 Life-Threatening Infections You Can Get from Using a Porta-Potty | Cosmopolitan | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Not saying you should hold it or anything, but...
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Ecosystem Metaphor May Apply to Humans | NZ Health Tech (Blog)

The world today is more intimate and tightly wound together than ever before. Organizations are linked together in a variety of ways, allowing relationships to
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Ecosystem Metaphor May Apply to Humans | UANews

Ecosystem Metaphor May Apply to Humans | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The world today is more intimate and tightly wound together than ever before. Organizations are linked together in a variety of ways, allowing relationships to form and resources to be exchanged.
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Advancements in Crop Genomics Using High-Throughput Phenotyping | KTIC (Radio-West Point, NE)

MARICOPA, Ariz. – High-throughput phenotyping, a new area of agricultural research, is key to accelerating progress in crop improvement. To ensure continuing advances, there is a critical need to train graduate students and scientists in this emerging technology. “The past decade has brought phenomenal progress in crop genomics enabled by developments in high-throughput DNA sequencing. This [...]
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Experts Say Depression Unlikely Cause Of Crash | WIKI (Radio-Madison, IN)

Mental health experts say it’s unlikely that depression is the reason the co-pilot deliberately crashed a Germanwings jetliner into the French Alps. University of Arizona psychiatry professor Dr. Charles Raison tells CNN it’s very rare for depression to cause someone to kill other people. 

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What was Germanwings co-pilot's mental state? | WDSU (TV-New Orleans LA)

Barring a revelation from his parents or girlfriend, we may never know what was going through the mind of Andreas Lubitz in the moments leading up to the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525.

What we now know is that all indications point to Lubitz as the...
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It’s Official: Social Isolation Is Killing Us | Money Talks News

New research shows that social isolation can be as bad for your health as obesity and drug abuse.
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Scientific Examination of Loneliness | Psych Central News

Scientific Examination of Loneliness | Psych Central News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Emerging research scrutinizes loneliness through a scientific lens as investigators review its causes, consequences, and potential remedies. Experts say that while loneliness is a fundamental part of the human condition, the topic has been under investigated. //...
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Spit take: UA exploring link between good human health, dog saliva | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

Spit take: UA exploring link between good human health, dog saliva | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Arizona are exploring a possible biological link between good internal health in seniors and man's best friend.
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UA researcher develops app to help quit smoking | AZ Big Media

UA researcher develops app to help quit smoking | AZ Big Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

UA researcher develops app to help quit smoking. See Me Smoke-Free, the first multi-behavioral mobile health (mHealth) app designed to help women quit smoking, eat well and get moving, now is available for free on the Google Play Store.

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Beavers' return to the San Pedro River has its impacts | Willcox Range News

A glassy pond reflects the brilliant orange clouds of sunset over the San Pedro River. As the light fades, a hungry beaver emerges from its lodge, intent on eating the pulpy stem of a seepwillow or gnawing down a young cottonwood in the name of home improvement.
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Arizonans creating, testing health apps | Mohave Valley Daily News

Want to quit smoking? There is an app for that. Made in Arizona.
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UA Research goes from Idea to Patent to Market | UANews

UA Research goes from Idea to Patent to Market | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA startup company GlycoSurf has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology, which was created at the University of Arizona. 
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App claims to help women quit smoking | KSAZ (TV-Phoenix)

App claims to help women quit smoking | KSAZ (TV-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

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How organizational ecology may relate to human networks—and even to terrorist organizations | Phys.org

How organizational ecology may relate to human networks—and even to terrorist organizations | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Central information website for the global seed industry | SeedQuest

Central information website for the global seed industry | SeedQuest | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Information Services for Seed Professionals - The Best Place on the Web for Seed Professionals
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Could Man's Best Friend Be Man's Best Medicine? | Before It's News

Could Man's Best Friend Be Man's Best Medicine? | Before It's News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A study of the interaction between humans and dogs is the first for the UA’s new Human-Animal Interaction Research Initiative.
Most dog owners will tell you their furry friends make them feel good emotionally. But...

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What was mental state of Germanwings co-pilot? | WSEE (TV-St. Erie PA)

Barring a revelation from his parents or girlfriend, we may never know what was going through the mind of Andreas Lubitz in the moments leading up to the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525.
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Understanding Loneliness Through Science | ScienceNewsline

Loneliness may be a fundamental part of the human condition, but scientists have only recently begun exploring its causes, consequences, and potential interventions. A special section in Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, aims to bring these strands of inquiry together, presenting a series of articles that review the current state of scientific research on loneliness.
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Understanding loneliness through science | Science Blog

Understanding loneliness through science | Science Blog | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
March 12, 2015 | ScienceBlog.com Loneliness may be a fundamental part of the human condition, but scientists have only recently begun exploring its causes, consequences, and potential interventions. A special …
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7 'Bad' Hygiene Habits That Are Actually GOOD for You! | WASH (Radio-Washington)

7 'Bad' Hygiene Habits That Are Actually GOOD for You! | WASH (Radio-Washington) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

We’ve all been focusing on killing bacteria so we don’t get sick, but now scientists are telling us that we should be working just as hard to create a “microbiome” and we do that by surrounding ourselves with “beneficial bugs.”  Dr. Charles Raison, professor of psychiatry at the University of Arizona's College of Medicine recently told ABC News that the bacteria can impact your brain and immune health.  Bacteria help with digestion, boost our immune systems and even improve our moods.  So how do you get the good bugs?



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How Meditation Is Good for Your Health | Men's Journal

How Meditation Is Good for Your Health | Men's Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Five science-backed health benefits that make the case for meditation.
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UA App Designed to Help Women Quit Smoking | UANews

UA App Designed to Help Women Quit Smoking | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
See Me Smoke-Free, the first multibehavioral mobile health (mHealth) app designed to help women quit smoking, eat well and get moving, is now available for free at the Google Play Store. The Android phone app, officially released March 30, uses guided imagery to help women resist the urge to smoke, while encouraging them to make healthful food choices and increase their physical activity. The app can be downloaded at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.arizona.guidedimagery.
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7 "Bad" Hygiene Habits That Are Actually Good For You | Shape Magazine

7 "Bad" Hygiene Habits That Are Actually Good For You | Shape Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Turns out there is such a thing as too clean—a growing body of research on hygiene shows that having some germs in your life is a good thing. For years, we've focused on killing nasty bacteria to
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Macy's CEO to headline Global Retailing Conference | Phoenix Business Journal

Macy's CEO to headline Global Retailing Conference | Phoenix Business Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Terry Lundrgen, University of Arizona alumnus and Macy's CEO, will be the keynote speaker at the school's Global Retailing Conference, to be held April 23rd and 24th.
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