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For fifth year in a row, Tulane is tops among grad schools for Peace Corps
Alina Meador, left, graduated from Tulane University with a degree in public health and Latin American studies in 2016, and is serving as a health volunteer in Vanuatu. (Photo provided by Peace Corps)     Peace Corps announced on Wednesday that Tulane University ranked No. 1 among schools that...
02/14/2018 - 16:00 - D. Boling

The third edition of Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers is being released this week at the 2018 Regional Consortium Meeting of the Implementing Best Practices (IBP) Initiative. The Global Handbook is a critical guide for practitioners since family planning is considered a development...

01/29/2018 - 10:45 - Carolyn Scofield

Cover your coughs in New England and don’t double dip in Philadelphia. A 2016 Tulane University study published in the American Journal of Health Economics found cities with teams in the Super Bowl see a rise in flu deaths. Lead author Charles Stoecker of the Tulane University School of Public...

01/24/2018 - 16:15 - Dee Boling

On September 13, 2017, it was announced that Philip Morris International plans to contribute close to $1 billion to fund an organization to be known as the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. The Foundation has the stated mission of reducing illness and death from smoking and lists as its priorities...

01/24/2018 - 10:30 - Faith Dawson

Katherine Mills, assistant professor of epidemiology in the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, led a team that analyzed 100 blood pressure studies to find which interventions worked best to control hypertension. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) A new study out of...

01/12/2018 - 15:30 - Keith Brannon

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...

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