Kids with respiratory illnesses, such as asthma and cystic fibrosis, are of concern, agreed Dr. Sally Wenzel.
Project Silk started in 2012 as a focus group by the Pitt Public Health as a way for the community to talk about HIV, particularly in young, queer people of color.
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In the waning days of 2019, a novel pathogen called SARS-CoV-2 most likely crossed species from animals to humans and delivered a 21st century reminder—needed or not—that the war between man and microbes is not over.
Marian P. Jarlenski, says that this care can fall through the cracks because many obstetricians are less inclined to treat addiction than they are a pregnancy.
EHN spoke with heat equity experts about how young people can work toward protecting the most vulnerable from extreme heat and advancing climate justice.
“Something surprising, which we wouldn’t have known without these focus groups, is that although all of the students knew the term ‘vaping,’ several said they did not know what e-cigarettes were,” said Hoffman.
Five new air monitoring projects will be community-led and could reduce cancer-causing exposures. The challenge? Turning data into action.
Sarah Annalise Sanders: We can improve Black maternal outcomes by enhancing access to community birth
Sanders, a postdoctoral associate, writes: "It is essential for advocates for racial health equity and access to birth center care to understand and respond to the racist history of maternal care in America."
“We wanted to see if living in an EJ tract had a relationship to the severity and controllability of asthma,” said Dr. Sally Wenzel.
"Our data suggest that muscle adiposity plays a unique role in cognitive decline, distinct from that of other types of fat or other muscle characteristics," said Caterina Rosano.
A year after graduation, BCHS alumna Monica Henderson reflects on her personal and professional journey.
A new study shows how taking care of your heart helps take care of your brain.
The quantity and quality of fat surrounding the heart’s largest artery at midlife may predict a woman’s risk of developing dementia in her later years, according to a new study by University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health scientists that followed women through menopause and for more than a dozen years after.
"The lack of information on weight was especially significant," said Samar El Khoudary.
“This is a critical space to explore because it impacts people at individual levels, but also how we relate to others and build community," said Sara Baumann.