March 18, 2019According to the National Institutes for Health, asthma is a chronic lung disease affecting more than 300 million people worldwide—25 million in the U.S. alone, … Read more about Flinn Foundation funds NAU microbiologist’s study to address health disparities through novel therapeutic for asthma
Health and wellness
The new year brings new food trends with promises to help you stay healthy. Northern Arizona University dietitian and health educator Megan Anderson breaks down these new trends to show what you should and should not try this year to help you be healthier.
What it is: A mix of coffee, butter and medium chain triglyceride (MCT) oil that has been sensationalized as a miracle drink for long-lasting energy and weight loss.
Fun Fact: Bulletproof coffee was created by a… Read more
President Cheng invites faculty and staff to participate in HealthyU walks from 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6 and Tuesday, Sept. 13.
The walks will explore two Bites and Hikes routes on the NAU campus. Each route is approximately two miles long and can be walked in 30 to 45 minutes.
The walk on Sept. 6 will begin and end on the lawn of the 1899 Bar & Grill. The Sept. 13 walk will begin and end on the south lawn of the… Read more
Northern Arizona University has received a three-year, $300,000 grant from Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Association to participate in a national project to combat substance abuse.
Through the Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment project, NAU’s Campus Health Services will join college health centers around the country to implement a program to identify high-risk alcohol and drug use during routine medical visits.
By rapidly assessing all patients, Campus Health providers will be able to more readily and frequently identify at-risk… Read more
Flagstaff has long been a favorite destination for world-class athletes seeking a site for high-altitude training. These professionals may soon have hometown competitors thanks to Northern Arizona University Track and Field, which is inspiring local students to “Train Like an Olympian.”
In partnership with Puente de Hozho Elementary School, NAU Track and Field is in the midst of a five-week training program for bilingual youth. The running series includes one-hour practice sessions inside the Skydome where coach Eric Heins,… Read more