Quick Snips: Health Awareness

2021 Falls Prevention Awareness Week

By: Olivia Miltner | September 14, 2021

The University of Arizona Department of Surgery Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery is observing Falls Prevention Awareness Week from September 20-24 to help provide information and resources to the Tucson, Arizona, community that will help older adults live healthy, independent, fall-free lifestyles.

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One Breath at a Time: Part 1

By: Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS | August 1, 2021

What happens when a surgical oncologist learns they have lung cancer? Dr. Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS, professor of surgery and interim chair of the department, shares how she is facing her diagnosis with perseverance and patience.

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Why I Got Vaccinated

Still have qualms about getting your COVID vaccine? Our surgeons are here to share why they chose to get vaccinated and to help clear up some of the misconceptions.

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