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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine
The following media coverage on COVID-19 features Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars. Lost Taste And Smell From COVID-19? A New Cookbook Aims To Help ABC News | 4/17/21 A new cookbook could aid those who’ve lost taste and smell to COVID-19. Dr. Jay Piccirillo’s  study on these side effects is mentioned for here. Autoimmune-disease […]
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, School of Medicine
Since August 2017, over 900,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh, establishing the largest single refugee camp in the world. Nearly 50% are adolescents (ages 10-18 years) and the majority is female.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
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 […]
This article originally appeared in The Source and is reprinted here with permission.  Washington University Hosts Forums for India, Greater China Washington University in St. Louis’ commitment to finding collaborative, creative solutions for far-reaching global problems is deep and wide-reaching. Of particular concern is the environment, and making the necessary choices to ensure the air […]
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. […]
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 […]
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Research Assistant Professor, Brown School
Scholars work together on combustion technologies that can accommodate the needs and realities of rural households in India and remain energy efficient.
In many low-income countries, girls do not have the same access to education as boys. There are many reasons behind this inequity, but here we will consider one that is often overlooked and relatively easy to rectify: toilets.
Associate Professor of the Practice, Brown School
by Faisal Khan, MBBS, MPH, Director of the St. Louis County Department of Public Health The St. Louis region played a significant role in the development of America’s atomic weapons program in the 1940s, and the impacts of this legacy continue to be felt today. Brief History From 1942 to 1957, the Mallinckrodt Chemical Plant extracted uranium […]
By Tim Peterson, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis While more and more people are taking an interest in aging and lifespan, awareness on healthspan lags (Figure 2). If you don’t know what healthspan means you aren’t alone. What is healthspan?   Many might agree that “healthspan” can be defined as […]
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Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
This post is a lay introduction on how molecular biology is increasingly being used to make diagnoses and treatments better tailored to individual patients.
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Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine
When I am asked to speak to the general public about the emerging role of informatics, I often start with an unusual example: buying an airline ticket. If I were to talk to an airline representative at an airport anywhere in the world, or make a call to a customer service representative, or access a […]