A study led by student Jacqueline Logan (MPH ’17) and Assistant Professor Nicole Basta found that educating people about the benefits of herd immunity significantly raised their intent to get the flu shot.
A study led by Associate Professor Sarah Gollust shows that televised advertising plays an important role in informing the public about ACA Marketplace plans.
Professor Timothy Church co-authored the new guideline that is based in part on data showing rates of colorectal cancer are increasing in young and middle-aged populations.
Researcher Allison Watts found that adults in a regular yoga practice eat more fruits and vegetables, less junk food, and have higher levels of intense physical activity than those who don’t practice regularly or at all.
Research from PhD student Yang Liu recommends that temperature advisories include information about the potential harm to people with cardiovascular, respiratory, and renal diseases.
PhD student Kimberly Bonner plans to research how health students weigh factors in vaccination decision-making, and barriers to HPV vaccination for adolescent girls who have dropped out of school.
A study using Project EAT data shows girls who play physical activity video games tend to spend higher amounts of time engaging in vigorous activity overall.
A study by recent graduate Mary Kosuth (’17) found that 81 percent of tap water samples — and all tested brands of salt and beer — contained microplastic particles.
Research by graduate Kayla Hanson (MPH ’17) shows many parents lack the facts when it comes to HPV vaccination and consider it unnecessary for their teens.
Research by Associate Professor Pamela Lutsey found that patients viewed the reversibility of an anticoagulant and the ability to monitor its levels as important.