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The following media coverage on COVID-19 features Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars. The Cure For Pandemic Loneliness? Friends Of A Different Generation. Washington Post | 6/03/21 Research by Nancy Morrow-Howell PhD, MSW is mentioned here illustrating the many benefits of intergenerational friendships and volunteering in older age. Covid Surge In North Missouri Creates Worries […]
The legalization of marijuana has become a trend in various states across the United States. As a result of looser marijuana policies, a whole new market for recreational marijuana retailers has developed in legalized states. The authors of this study sought to examine the online marijuana marketing practices on Weedmaps, a popular website for retailers. […]
This article was originally published by the Source.  One of the health care issues about which seemingly all Americans agree: Prescription drug prices have skyrocketed. And they keep going higher. How do Americans get better value for their health care dollars? One answer may be novel pricing models that more closely link a drug’s price […]
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
by Kara Lubischer, MUPPD, Community Development Specialist, University of Missouri Extension; and Leslie Bertsch, MS, MPH, RD,  Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, University of Missouri Extension The HEAL initiative is working to reduce obesity in the City of St. Louis by increasing access to healthier foods. The Problem How close do you live to the nearest grocery store? […]
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Research Assistant Professor, Brown School
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has celebrated National Nutrition Month® since 1980. Themes have ranged from Food Fads Fool to Step Up to Get Your Plate in Shape. The goal each year includes increasing awareness of the importance of nutrition. Even though National Nutrition Month® is coming to a close, the key points of […]
WashU Medicine spearheads collaboration to install radiation machine in Guatemala
Research team uses economics tool to measure racial inequities in virus testing By Kim Furlow, Institute for Public Health Almost every health official, physician or researcher you speak with will agree: COVID-19 testing among every population is essential for informing virus detection, self-isolation, and prevention of onward transmission. Racial disparities related to the COVID-19 epidemic […]
NATIONAL REseaRCH RESOURCES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | Publishes “Sexual Violence on Campus: A Summary of CDC Activities” and “Sexual Violence on Campus: Strategies for Prevention.” National Sexual Violence Resource Center | The NSVRC collects information and resources to assist those working to prevent sexual violence and to improve resources, outreach and response […]
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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine
Gun violence is the number one issue this community faces today. Too many people are dying.
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