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Swapping just one item can make diets substantially more planet-friendly
  If Americans swappped one serving of beef per day for chicken, their diets' greenhouse gas emissions would fall by an average of 48 percent and water-use impact by 30 percent, according to the study. Photo by iStock. If your New Year’s resolution is to eat better for the planet, a new Tulane...
12/03/2021 - 09:15 - Lance Sumler

Samendra Sherchan has served as a subject matter expert in the areas of onsite wastewater treatment and water quality for the National Environmental Health Association and is also a registered environmental health specialist. (Photo by Rusty Costanza) As more extreme weather causes water to become...

12/01/2021 - 10:00 - Rebecca O'Malley Gipson

Photos of Dr. Alessandra Bazzano (Left) and Dr. Shokufeh Ramirez (Right) Dr. Alessandra Bazzano has been named the new director of the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (CEMCH) housed in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. CEMCH focuses on improving the...

11/30/2021 - 10:00 - Rebecca O'Malley Gipson

Wave Weekend, which took place from November 12th to 14th, 2021, at Tulane, was a fun-filled time where students, staff, faculty, alumni reveled in the special bond that makes us all Tulanians. Events with the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine started with a meet and greet reception...

11/23/2021 - 11:15 - Keith Brannon

If you are planning a holiday event involving those at higher risk, limit your exposure the week before — even if you’re vaccinated, said Tulane University epidemiologist Susan Hassig. Photo by Shutterstock. Now that COVID-19 vaccines are widely available and mask mandates and restrictions on...

11/18/2021 - 11:15 - Rebecca O'Malley Gipson

Dr. Latha Rajan, clinical associate professor of tropical medicine at Tulane University, has received the 2021 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Martin S. Wolfe Mentoring Award. The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), founded in 1903, is the largest...

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