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Travel ban leaves students with uncertain futures
International students from certain countries may have limited travel options while using student visas under President Trump’s travel ban. (Thinkstock image) About 25 of Tulane University’s international students, faculty and staff have been adversely affected by President Trump’s travel ban,...
06/27/2017 - 15:15 - Dee Boling

Dean Pierre Buekens is in his native Belgium right now, spending time in his home country but also working on collaborative research projects. While in Belgium, Buekens met with Director Robert Otok of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER). Together, they...

06/27/2017 - 15:15 - Dee Boling

Young adults with a history of asthma are at a greater risk of thickening of the left ventricle, which can cause shortness of breath, chest pain, fainting, and eventually lead to heart failure, according to research from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine published...

06/16/2017 - 10:45 - Dee Boling

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...

06/15/2017 - 17:00 - Naomi King-ENglar

When it comes to healthy eating for kids, public health experts often look to schools for answers because children spend much of their time and consume much of their calories there. And thanks to national childhood obesity initiatives over the past several years, salad bars are showing up in...

06/15/2017 - 16:45 - Naomi King-Englar, Elisa Munoz

Building on its history to improve the availability of fresh, healthy foods in New Orleans, the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) was recently awarded funding from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation to support the work of the New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee to increase healthy eating...

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