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December 6, 2015
Tradeoffs in Disease Screening
Breast cancer screening guidelines have been recently revised. When do we decide to screen or not? And why?
Underage Drinkers Brand Preferences Vary by Race, Age
Bud Light and Budweiser are uniformly popular, but 12 other brands are uniquely popular to African-American youth drinkers.
Government Leadership Needed to Improve Appropriate Access to Antimicrobials
Lancet report recommends integrated approach to prevention, care of infectious diseases.
Hormone Supplements Linked to Higher Risk of Breast Cancer in African-American Women
Elevated risk is found to be similar to that of white women.
Students Help Implement Indian HIV-Positive Vocational School
[VIDEO] Shirly Thomas and Miranda Fadden worked with Snehagram, a residential school for children with HIV.
Pornography: A Taboo Topics Pluses and Minuses
In classroom, Professor Emily Rothman takes public health look at subject.
IN THE MEDIA
Wall Street Journal
Ben Carson May Have Had Prostate Problems After His Surgery quotes George Annas, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
Smokers Deserve Lower-Risk Alternatives to the Deadly Cigarette blog post co-authored by Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
No One Quite Sure Why 911 Medical Calls Are Surging quotes Alan Sager, professor of health law, policy & management.
Voices of America
Women Fare Better in S. Africa HIV/AIDS Treatment Study quotes Jacob Bor, assistant professor of global health.
Detroit Free Press
Detroits New Public Health Director Aims to Innovate quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
Anthropologist to Discuss Food and Everyday Life in Post-Soviet Cuba profiles alumna Hanna Garth.
December 2015 Community-Wide Meeting
Friday, December 11, 12:30 pm 3:15 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
December Graduate Reception
Friday, December 11, 4:00 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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