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The best way to follow through on your New Year’s resolution? Make an 'old year's resolution'

With the “old year” approach, perhaps you can sidestep the inevitable challenges that come with traditional New Year’s resolutions and achieve lasting, positive changes.... Read more»

How your brain tricks you into taking risks during the pandemic

The unprecedented nature of the pandemic undermines how we process information and assess risk. Need proof? Look around.... Read more»

UA study: Facebook use gives seniors a cognitive boost

A preliminary study by a UA graduate student suggests using Facebook can boost the cognitive ability of seniors over 65 by up to 25 percent. ... Read more»

Guest opinion

Is professional licensing the enemy of the good?

Clearly, changes are needed in the way we approach government licensing for professionals. First, Arizona should reciprocate professional licensing with all states as long as a professional can demonstrate good standing.... Read more»

Triage system helps colleges treat mentally ill students

Over the past decade, colleges and universities across the country have seen an influx of students with mental health needs. The stigma of mental illness has started to dissipate, and more students are comfortable seeking help.... Read more»

Counselors: Stress from immigration laws hurts students

Strict immigration laws such as those passed in Arizona and Alabama cause stress for U.S.-born Latino students and those here illegally and can keep them from succeeding in college, a panel of psychologists and student counselors said Monday.... Read more»1

Pictures of sick people can boost your immune system

Drop the echinachea. If you don't want to get sick, just look at the photo with this story.... Read more»