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Tulane University, including the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has resumed normal operations. Low water pressure is still a concern across metro New Orleans, and the boil water alert continues. Therefore, DO NOT consume any water from anywhere in the building.

 

 

 

Healthy foods, including salmon, fruits, nuts, and whole grains
Benefits of a healthy diet greater in people at high genetic risk for obesity
People whose genes put them at greater risks for obesity may reap bigger benefits from sticking to a healthy diet than those at lower genetic risk, according to a new study in the journal The BMJ led by a team of Tulane researchers. The study suggests that improving diet quality over time can...
03/08/2016 - 09:45 - Fran Simon

Jonathan Rivers, a Tulane University alumnus who is working with the U.N. World Food Programme, received an innovation award for his work in the Cambodia Country Office. Along with colleagues in Malawi, Pakistan and Uganda, Rivers was recognized for success in introducing new ways of working that...

02/19/2016 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

Tulane University is the No. 1 graduate school nationwide in producing Peace Corps volunteers, the agency announced today. Tulane also ranks No. 12 among mid-sized undergraduate schools on Peace Corps’ 2016 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Currently, 18 graduate students and...

02/17/2016 - 10:15 - Naomi King Englar

February is heart health month — a good time to get back to health and fitness goals, and many people are using wearable technology to help. One function of these devices — such as Fitbit or Garmin — is to track steps per day, and oftentimes the default goal is 10,000 steps. Most devices allow you...

02/16/2016 - 10:00 - Carolyn Scofield

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has received $7.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation for family planning research and programming in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The ACQUAL II Project (which...

02/12/2016 - 10:15 - Dee Boling

Dr. Lu Qi, HCA Regents Distinguished Chair and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has edited a newly released textbook entitled Gene-Environment Interactions and Human Diseases. T he book, published by Nova Science...

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