Improving the Care of Chronically Ill Patients
Research from Assistant Professor Nathan Shippee shows that a person-centered patient care approach, called LifeCourse, significantly improves the experience of the chronically ill compared to usual care within just six months.
People Who Experience Discrimination at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
Research by post-doctoral fellow Kara Whitaker shows that individuals who reported two or more major experiences of discrimination had a 34 percent increased risk of developing diabetes.
Community Parks Help Low-income Families Be Active
A new study from Professor Simone French reveals that neighborhood parks can be a great, inexpensive way for low-income families with preschoolers to get more exercise.
Disability in Older Adults Linked to Low Wealth and Living Alone
A study from Research Associate Carrie Henning-Smith found that the combination of low wealth and living alone creates one of the biggest risk factors for the onset of disability in older adults.
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