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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...
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...

01/12/2018 - 11:15 - Angus Lind

This story was originally published in the December 2017 issue of Tulane magazine. Call them the ambassadors for New Orleans—the city’s walking tour guides, who face the daunting task of condensing 300 years of complicated and confusing history into two hours. Imagine having to explain to people...

01/10/2018 - 15:00 - New Wave staff

Looking for ways to keep health-related resolutions, like weight loss and healthy eating? Social media might help. Conversations on Twitter can lead to engaged, two-way communication about health, according to a recent study published by the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) and its partners...

01/10/2018 - 13:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A Tulane University proposal to establish a comprehensive system of infectious disease response, from early detection to the development of new treatments, has been named a “Best Bet” by one of the nation’s leading philanthropic research centers. The Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP),...

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