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July 10, 2016
Social Welfare and the Utility of Promoting Health
How can public health benefit from a social welfare approach to improving wellbeing across and within populations?
Better Follow-Up Needed for Women after Gestational Diabetes
Postpartum screening for diabetes hampered by barriers.
More Efforts Needed to Address Dental Care Disparities
African Americans have lower rates of tooth-preserving dental procedures.
For Sex Workers, Alumna Shows Decriminalization Improves Health
[VIDEO] Alumna Meghan Hynes publishes study comparing sex work in South Africa, Sweden, and New Zealand.
Professor Receives Highest American Heart Association Honor
Emelia J. Benjamin awarded 2016 Gold Heart Award for her leadership in AHA.
Childhood Malnutrition and Sex Ed in Nicaragua
In Quezalguaque, students survey child nutrition and create curricula for 7th through 10th graders.
Swimming in Sh*t
Zika isn't the only concern at next month's OlympicsRio de Janeiro's inadequate sanitation is sounding another public health alarm.
by Ann Aschengrau
IN THE MEDIA
Theres No Detox When Youre Dead: Boston Wants Users to Get High Under Medical Supervision quotes alumnus Karsten Lunze and Dean Sandro Galea.
As I See It: Sex Ed Just Didnt Make the Grade opinion by student Sheila Mwangi.
Ron Johnson Pursues Radio Talkers Vaping Cause mentions Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Doing Double Duty profiles alumna Miriam Brody, research assistant in the Health & Disability Research Institute.