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Arizona Sonoran News

Arizona Sonoran News

Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

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Tasty and culturally rich: tamale time

Madeline Ruth December 11, 2014

During the holidays, the demand for homemade tamales surpasses any other month of the year.. These individually wrapped presents involve care, love, family, tradition and Mexican heritage. They are...

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Silent killers stalk Arizonans

Madeline Ruth November 20, 2014

Cancer, heart disease, respiratory disease, stroke and Alzheimer’s. These are the primary killers of Arizonans. Arizona is ranked No. 28 overall in the nation for health, while Hawaii, Vermont, Minnesota,...

According to TODAY style, the longer and more often you compliment yourself in the mirror, the more you will learn to love your reflection. Photo by Madeline Ruth.

Too much emphasis on body image

Madeline Ruth October 30, 2014

With continuous media coverage on unrealistic body ideals, too many men and women fight to achieve unrealistic aspirations with their bodies. This can lead to eating disorders and disrupt many things...

Childrens food choices are improving inside and outside of schools. 
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Bettering health in schools and at home

Madeline Ruth October 9, 2014

In order to combat obesity there have been many changes inside and outside of schools aimed at getting children and their families more focused on health and wellness. The Centers for Disease Control...

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A social media solution to weight loss

Madeline Ruth September 25, 2014

“Operation Ken and Barbie” is Grace Borst’s slogan for her transformation. It has helped her succeed in reaching her ideal image and weight along with her husband. “I have been struggling with...

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