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Tulane University, including the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has resumed normal operations. Low water pressure is still a concern across metro New Orleans, and the boil water alert continues. Therefore, DO NOT consume any water from anywhere in the building.

 

 

 

Healthy foods, including salmon, fruits, nuts, and whole grains
Benefits of a healthy diet greater in people at high genetic risk for obesity
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...
12/22/2017 - 14:30 - Faith Daniels

If the new year prompted you to renew your annual commitment to exercise regularly, it could pay off in the long run. Adults trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight may benefit from increasing their physical activity level, such as performing regular exercise, according to a study led...

12/19/2017 - 12:15 - Mary Cross

Tulane community members can help shape the future of New Orleans’ first bike-share program, Blue Bikes NOLA, by taking part in the Tulane Bike Share Survey. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber) The city of New Orleans launched its first bike-share service, Blue Bikes NOLA, earlier this month. The program is...

12/19/2017 - 11:45 - Mary Johns

Alessandra Bazzano, pictured, social entrepreneurship professor at the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking and faculty member at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, co-authored a report in the PLOS journal with Taylor Center colleagues...

12/13/2017 - 13:00 - Mary Cross

Shokufeh Ramirez, assistant director of the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, excitedly accepts her President’s Staff Excellence Award and $1,000 check from Tulane University President Mike Fitts. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) With Riptide by his side and a holiday surprise in...

12/07/2017 - 17:30 - Dee Boling

Nobel laureate Dr. Peter Agre (left) with Samendra Sherchan, PhD, global environmental health sciences faculty (right). Nobel laureate Dr. Peter Agre recently shared both scientific discovery and the concept of science diplomacy during two lectures on the downtown campus.  Agre, director of the...

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