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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...
Jan 17, 2017 - Naomi King Englar

Children get to school in different ways, but walking is usually involved at some point — from a parent's car or school bus, after biking or all the way home. To make the journey safer, the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) recently created a school crossing guard manual at the request of the...

Jan 09, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

A Tulane researcher is being recognized for decades of work in public health across the globe. The Population Association of America will honor Jane Bertrand at its conference this spring. Bertrand is the Neal A. and Mary Vanselow Professor in the Department of Global Health Management and Policy...

Jan 04, 2017 - Mary Cross

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has appointed Tulane University alumna Marsha Broussard as the new director of the New Orleans Health Department. The goal is to have healthy living play a larger role in the city’s culture by implementing new community wellness objectives and building upon already...

Dec 12, 2016 - Carolyn Scofield

Researchers at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine partnered with UNICEF to analyze health inequities in Latin America and the Caribbean. The goal of the new report is to inform policymaking in the region, which still has great strides to make in access to health care...

Dec 12, 2016 - Mary Ann Travis

While the last outbreak of yellow fever in the United States occurred in 1905 in New Orleans, the species of mosquito that transmits yellow fever (as well as dengue, chikungunya and Zika fever viruses)—Aedes aegypti—is still around. Aedes aegypti has even been making a comeback in population in New...

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