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Tulane SPHTM students conduct household surveys for the Makin’ Groceries partnership. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano
Tulane PRC: Cooking at home, shopping frequency influence consumption
When residents of two New Orleans neighborhoods tended to shop at a farmer's market or prepare food at home, they also tended to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, according to a recently published study by the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC). The study was published in the June 2017...
Feb 01, 2017 - Iman Naim

Many neighborhood corner stores don’t stock fresh fruits and vegetables under the belief that these items aren’t as profitable as snack foods and beverages with a longer shelf life. However, fruits and vegetables may be more profitable for corner stores, according to a study by the Tulane...

Jan 30, 2017 - Pierre Buekens

Dear students, I would like to reinforce the message President Fitts shared with the Tulane community on Friday related to developments in federal immigration law. We are, of course, very concerned for any of our students or scholars who may be impacted by immigrant travel restrictions. Our motto...

Jan 30, 2017 - Mary Cross

Whether you’re searching for a one-of-a-kind gift or you’d simply like to spend part of your weekend supporting local artists, consider strolling through the Arts Market of New Orleans. Produced by the Arts Council of New Orleans, the market is held on the last Saturday of the month at Palmer Park...

Jan 24, 2017 - Naomi King Englar

The Tulane University Prevention Research Center (PRC) is encouraging residents of New Orleans to walk more with a new campaign that highlights maps of walking routes throughout the city’s Ninth Ward. An outdoor advertising campaign using billboards, bus shelters and street poles is underway as...

Jan 18, 2017 - Keith Brannon

It may be easier and cheaper for parents to manage a key asthma trigger in children — exposure to cockroaches — than previously thought, according to a new Tulane University study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Researchers found that simply using cockroach bait...

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