Meet three women over 55 who can do things like touch their toes and stand on their shoulders. That’s because they regularly do yoga. Here are their reflections on healthy aging.
Oct. 20, 2017
María “Toñita” Antonieta Fernández
According to data, Mexico City has about 70,000 inhabitants suffering dementia, but the number could increase to 3.7 million by 2050.
Oct. 19, 2017
Aging Series
For people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, short-term memory fades first. While this may not seem like the best time in a person’s life to start learning a new skill, researchers at the Mayo Clinic are realizing that learning a new procedure or habit could have long-term benefits for patients as their dementia progresses.
Oct. 17, 2017
Sonoran Desert National Monument
The target shooting plan for the Sonoran Desert National Monument is now in a public protest period. The plan would re-open much of the Pipeline Road area to shooting but ban it in an area slated to get more campsites.
Oct. 20, 2017
Boundary Fire
Bigger, hotter wildfires, and more of them, are becoming the new normal, and a combination of climate change, subpar fire management and budget limitations are to blame.
Oct. 20, 2017
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More than 40 people have died in the fires that have extended a path of destruction through Northern California. It’s part of a trend involving wildfires becoming more catastrophic year after year. To learn more, I’m joined by Scott Stephens. He is a professor of Fire Science at UC-Berkeley.
Oct. 19, 2017
An annual survey estimated that the endangered species dropped from 252 squirrels to about 35 over the past year.
Oct. 18, 2017
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It seems that people today carry with them the constant mantra "I'm so busy." It can be tough to juggle work, kids and life in general, but a lot of that feeling of being overwhelmed may be our own fault.
Oct. 18, 2017
Sonoran Desert
The Arizona desert is the latest testing ground for climate change.
Oct. 17, 2017
Rattlesnake
A University of Arizona College of Medicine researcher has developed a therapy to delay or prevent the life-threatening effects of being bitten by a rattlesnake or other venomous snakes.
Oct. 16, 2017
An astronomer at Steward Observatory in Tucson was among the first ever to observe the collision of two dense stars in deep space.
Oct. 16, 2017
Aging Series
Ten thousand Americans are turning 65 every day and the people who traditionally take care of them is changing. Forty million men are taking care of their aging loved ones, according to AARP. As the population continues to age, more male caregivers will tackle what was traditionally a woman's role.
Oct. 16, 2017
University of Arizona Cancer Center
The University of Arizona Cancer Center is raising awareness about metastatic breast cancer. At Stage 4, the cancer spreads to other organs in the body and usually is lethal.
Oct. 13, 2017