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Devra Davis to Focus on Environmental Research

 

Aging can negatively impact oral health

When was the last time you went to your dentist? How often do you brush your teeth? Have you ever lost any of your teeth or had a tooth ache right before a special occasion? 

NIDDK LABS study finds low short-term risks after obesity surgery

In the July issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM 361(5):445-454; July 30, 2009), a study coordinated in the Epidemiology Data Center indicates that weight loss surgery is safer than once believed. 

Exercise is the secret to living a longer life

Being active is not only a great way to stay healthy; it is also a secret to living longer. 

GSPH Receives $13.4 Million NIH Grant to Create Virtual Models to Gain Insight into Real-World Epidemics

 

Pitt study touts intensive glucose control for diabetics

The numbers are in, and the results are clear: Blood sugar control is key to preventing complications for people with type 1 diabetes.The University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health tracked people with type 1 diabetes for three decades to determine the causes of diabetes complications, which can involve kidney and eye damage, cardiovascular disease and circulation problems. 

Swimming a good way to get some exercise

Who do you think would be a better swimmer: a 23-year-old or an 86-year-old? If the 23-yearold was me and the 86-year-old was my grandmother, I would put money on the 86-year-old! 

Take steps to protect your skin this summer

With the summer in full swing we look forward to hot days by the pool, picnics with friends and family, and many other outdoor activities. Unfortunately, while spending a lot of time in the sun, many of us have probably experienced bad sunburn. 

GSPH Study First to Examine Impact of Medicare Part D on Overall Medical Spending

 

Underground Railroad Bicycle Route Featured in Times

 

Vitamin D deficiency linked to disease during pregnancy

 

Learn truths about arthritis during May

 

Presentation given by Daniel Nagin, PhD. "An Overview of Recent Development of Group-Based Trajectory Modeling"

 

Center for Global Health Holds Inaugural Reception

 

Are you feeding your bones enough calcium?

 

Russell Rule Rycheck Fund

 

Pitt receives grant to study infections spread in hospitals

 

In Memoriam: Herman Cember, PhD, Founder of GSPH Radiological Health Program

 

GSPH to Co-Host Health Disparities Conference with The Ohio State University College of Public Health

 

Summer Institute in Preparedness: Registration Is Open

 

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Online Service Aiming to Match Moms-to-Be With Doulas Wins Student Pitch Competition 

Online Service Aiming to Match Moms-to-Be With Doulas Wins Student Pitch Competition

PITTWIRE - Finding a suitable doula — a professional who gives physical and educational support before, during and after childbirth — can be difficult, said Pitt Graduate School of Public Health Student ALYSIA TUCKER of BCHS. Her prize-winning idea could make the process easier. (07/07/2017)
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Toward Curing HIV: Test Finds Hidden Virus 

Toward Curing HIV: Test Finds Hidden Virus

PITTWIRE - A team of Pitt scientists led by IDM's PHALGUNI GUPTA developed a test to detect "hidden" HIV that is faster, less labor-intensive and less expensive than the current "gold standard" test. (05/31/2017)
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