Quarter of Arthritis Cases Linked to Weight
Weight loss from young adulthood to midlife was associated with substantially reduced risk of developing arthritis.
Professor Wins Outstanding Dissertation Award
Sarah Gordon received the award from AcademyHealth for her research that utilized all-payer claims databases in Colorado and Utah to examine continuity of health insurance coverage under the ACA.
‘Mental Health on College Campuses is a Public Health Priority’
Sarah Lipson recently spoke about the mental health challenges of transgender and gender non-conforming college students, as part of a virtual Happiness Festival on the science of happiness and resilience.
Alcohol Kills 255 People Per Day in the US
Over half of the deaths tied to alcohol are from long-term use rather than from a sudden event such as a car crash. Alcohol-related deaths shorten the lives of those who die by an average of 29 years.
Most Gun Owners Favor Gun Violence Prevention Policies
The majority of US gun owners support measures such as background checks, but report not vocally supporting these policies because they feel disrespected by health advocates.
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Experiencing Racism May Damage Memory, Cognition
Data from the Black Women’s Health Study quantifies the association between experiences of racism and subjective cognitive function.