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CDC director, Tulane alum to discuss opioid crisis
Debra Houry, MD, alumna and National Center for Injury Prevention and Control director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic on April 20 at the Diboll Auditorium in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. (Photo from the...
07/19/2016 - 13:00 - Naomi King Englar

In a study that focused on urban and primarily African-American neighborhoods in New Orleans, more than half of the people in that sample were not satisfied with their body size. The results of the study by the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) were published in Health Education &...

07/12/2016 - 13:15 - Madeline Vann

The thawing of relations with Cuba makes it possible for Tulane University public health researchers to build collaborations with public health experts there. Tulane student Alejandra Marks is the first U.S. student to conduct NIH-funded research under the guidance of mentors from the School of...

07/05/2016 - 13:30 - Mary Cross

People across the globe have sipped tea for over 4,000 years. Based in Miami, JoJo Tea company aims to share the brewed beverage’s storied history one cup at a time, making modern tea culture accessible to a new generation. “Tea follows history.” Tico Aran, co-owner of JoJo Tea JoJo Tea is co-...

07/05/2016 - 13:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A new study shows a brisk walk is just as good as a jog when it comes to reducing liver fatty content, important news for the more than 3 million people diagnosed each year in the U.S. with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Researchers including Jiang He, a professor in the Department of...

06/30/2016 - 13:45 - Faith Dawson

A book from the 1950s helped form Douglas Wiebe’s study of gun violence. One Boy’s Day, an examination of a Midwestern boy’s footsteps and behaviors over 14 hours, prompted Wiebe, over 50 years later, to track Philadelphia adolescents who had been treated for assault wounds. Wiebe, associate...

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