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July 24, 2016
On Religion and Public Health
On considering religion a social determinant of health, and the opportunities it presents for partnership towards improving population health.
Seeking Better Understanding of Breast Cancer in African American Women
[VIDEO] Grant-funded, multi-site investigation will study genetic causes of racial disparities in breast cancer.
Health Benefits Identified in Offshore Wind Farms
Simulated facilities projected to have climate and health benefits of millions of dollars a year.
Surgeons Who Fully Disclose Adverse Events Fare Better
Physicians who have difficulty communicating with patients and families more "negatively affected" by adverse events.
Association Found Between Atrial Fibrillation and Reduced Brain Volume
Heart problem is linked with smaller frontal lobe volume.
'Seeing the End and the Beginning'
Student Lindsay White helps launch public health consultancy in Vietnam.
Learning by (Assistant) Teaching in South Africa
Practicum student Selam Hailu assists two pharmaceutical public health courses at University of the Western Cape.
IN THE MEDIA
U.S. News & World Report
How Private Are Health-Tracking Apps on Your Phone? quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
CDC Needs to Break Silence on Gun Violence, Say African American Health Officials quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
No, Porn Is Not a Public Health Crisis interview with Emily Rothman, associate professor of community health sciences.
The Value of Energy Efficiency and the Clean Power Plan opinion co-authored by Jonathan Levy, professor of environmental health.
Caffeine? Boxers or Briefs? Laptop Use? Study Seeks Clues to Fertility, Including Mens quotes Lauren A. Wise, professor of epidemiology.