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Another devastating week
Disaster continues to be in the news. Hurricane Maria is barreling through the Carribean, leaving extensive damage in its wake, just over a week after Irma took a similarly devastating path. Numerous islands have endured the brunt of tropical weather this season, with countless homes and...
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...

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...

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