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SPH This Week
July 24, 2016
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On Religion and Public Health
On considering religion a social determinant of health, and the opportunities it presents for partnership towards improving population health.
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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.
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Health Benefits Identified in Offshore Wind Farms
Simulated facilities projected to have climate and health benefits of millions of dollars a year.
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Surgeons Who Fully Disclose Adverse Events Fare Better
Physicians who have difficulty communicating with patients and families more "negatively affected" by adverse events.
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Association Found Between Atrial Fibrillation and Reduced Brain Volume
Heart problem is linked with smaller frontal lobe volume.
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'Seeing the End and the Beginning'
Student Lindsay White helps launch public health consultancy in Vietnam.
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Learning by (Assistant) Teaching in South Africa
Practicum student Selam Hailu assists two pharmaceutical public health courses at University of the Western Cape.
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.
Boston Magazine
No, Porn Is Not a Public Health Crisis — interview with Emily Rothman, associate professor of community health sciences.
Durham Herald-Sun
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 Men’s — quotes Lauren A. Wise, professor of epidemiology.