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SPH This Week
December 6, 2015
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Tradeoffs in Disease Screening
Breast cancer screening guidelines have been recently revised. When do we decide to screen or not? And why?
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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.
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Government Leadership Needed to Improve ‘Appropriate’ Access to Antimicrobials
Lancet report recommends integrated approach to prevention, care of infectious diseases.
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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.
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Students Help Implement Indian HIV-Positive Vocational School
[VIDEO] Shirly Thomas and Miranda Fadden worked with Snehagram, a residential school for children with HIV.
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Pornography: A Taboo Topic’s Pluses and Minuses
In classroom, Professor Emily Rothman takes public health look at subject.
Wall Street Journal
Ben Carson May Have Had Prostate Problems After His Surgery — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
The Hill
Smokers Deserve Lower-Risk Alternatives to the Deadly Cigarette — blog post co-authored by Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Boston Globe
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
Detroit’s New Public Health Director Aims to Innovate — quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
UCR Today
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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