Learn more about the Great Beginnings for Healthy Native Smiles project in our February 2021 newsletter:
Julie A. Baldwin
Early childhood caries (ECC), or tooth decay, has been linked to serious chronic health conditions like premature or low birth weight in infants, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and stroke, according to the Arizona Healthy Smiles, Healthy Bodies Survey conducted by the Arizona Department of Health Services.
By SignalsAZ staff
Northern Arizona University moved up five spots in the most recent National Science Foundation’s (NSF) national research rankings, moving to No. 191 with a fiscal year 2019 performance of $58.91 million.
Year after year, NAU has risen in these rankings, which takes research expenditures into account More …
Despite concerted national efforts to create healthier, more equitable communities, health disparities and health inequities still “loom large” in the United States, particularly for people of color and rural communities.
According to the recently released 2020 Regional Health Equity Survey Report (RHES), a way to address health equity issues may lie in cross-sectoral collaboration between Arizona’s top community leaders — those whose individual work, when brought together,… Read more
American Indian, Latino and Black communities have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic throughout the United States, and Arizona has been no exception.
In response to the disparate pandemic spread, researchers from Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona, Arizona State University, Mayo Clinic and the Arizona Community Health Worker Association… Read more