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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...
11/14/2017 - 13:15 - Keith Brannon

Dr. Paul Whelton is lead author of the new comprehensive clinical guidelines for blood pressure management published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Tulane epidemiology professor Paul Whelton led the team behind...

11/08/2017 - 13:30 - Mary Cross

Julia Lang, program manager of student programming at Taylor, walks prospective changemakers through an exercise at an information session in October. (Photo by Ryan Rivet) The Changemaker Institute (CI), housed at the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking, is creating...

11/08/2017 - 12:45 - Naomi King Englar, Tulane PRC staff

Vending machines on Louisiana state property are about to get healthier, thanks to efforts by Tulane University nutrition experts. Tulane staff led by Diego Rose, professor and head of the Nutrition program at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and a faculty co-investigator at...

10/25/2017 - 14:45 - Keith Brannon

BIRCWH principal investigator and research director Dr. Marie “Tonette” Krousel-Wood (left) with BIRCWH scholars Dragana Lovre, Catherine Burnette and Jylana Sheats. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University $2.65 million to continue its...

10/24/2017 - 10:00 - Naomi King-Englar

Movin' for Life Photovoice Project participant Cynthia Atkins stands with her bike at a park near her home. The city-run park offers activities such as water aerobics, swimming, biking and a walking trail. (Photo from the Tulane Prevention Research Center) Empty streets, community gardens and...

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