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Nursing homes and assisted living facilities: a battleground for COVID-19

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities: The index case of COVID-19 in the U.S. started here in the state of Washington and to date, these facilities make up a very large percentage of deaths related to COVID-19. As of May 22, roughly 42% of COVID-19 deaths across the nation have occurred in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, according to The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity. Read more

Event asks: What's love got to do with it?

Love is in the air — but exactly what is “it”? “What’s Love Got to Do with It?” — a part of the Creative Collaborations series organized by the UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry — is an hour-long musical event aimed to examine the science and psychology behind love. Read more

Animal instincts

The story of the birds and the bees never gets old and doesn’t look to outlive us any time soon. But what is it about sex that makes people so animalistic? It seems that, as humans, sex is most pleasurable when we embrace our wild side. From “sex kittens” to “Playboy bunnies,” animals have made their way as objects in the bedroom. Read more

Animal instincts

The story of the birds and the bees never gets old and doesn’t look to outlive us any time soon. But what is it about sex that makes people so animalistic? It seems that, as humans, sex is most pleasurable when we embrace our wild side. From “sex kittens” to “Playboy bunnies,” animals have made their way as objects in the bedroom. Read more

Tucsonans to learn healthy heart habits

Heart-shaped chocolates and balloons should not be the only kind of hearts at the forefronts of our minds during this time of year. This February marks the 51st anniversary of American Heart Month. Recognizing the importance of public education on this number one killer of Americans, the Sarver Heart Center is presenting the Healthy Heart Day event this Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the University of Arizona Medical Center. Read more

New tech combats drought

Hexocover, a new technology supported by Tech Launch Arizona, was designed to prevent the evaporation of water and use solar power to generate energy. Read more