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UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz


At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.

Black Patients Get Worse Care After Cardiac Arrest


"This study is yet another example of persistent racial disparities in care throughout the U.S. health care system," said Dr. Khadijah Breathett, an assistant professor of cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, in Tucson.

Pumping Iron: IV Supplement Helps Heart Failure Patients


AHA discussant Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD, of the University of Arizona, Tucson, said, the study is likely to change treatment guidelines.

‘Wellness Wednesdays: Celebrating Health & Holiday’ Series to Provide Encouragement, Sense of Community


Give yourself the gift of good health! The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering an uplifting program to improve health and reduce stress.

Lung Ultrasound Training to Help Rural Emergency Medicine Providers Diagnose COVID-19 Patients


The tele-ultrasound training program for lung point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) will enable rural emergency departments to more effectively identify and treat suspected COVID-19 patients.

UArizona Plans for Holidays, Spring Semester Amid National COVID-19 Spike


The university is currently allowing courses of up to 50 students to meet on campus. After Thanksgiving, all courses will transition to being fully online.

UArizona to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies


The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.

Tohono O’odham Nation Commits $1M to UArizona to Combat COVID-19


The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.

UArizona Increases In-Person Instruction, Cancels Spring Break


The university also will conduct a testing blitz prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort to reduce travel-related spread of COVID-19.