PhD student Austin Rau analyzed the cases of three serious — but lesser-known — tick-borne diseases in Wisconsin and found that they are increasing, moving, and varying over time across the state.
The pollution study by Assistant Professor Jesse Berman showed that nitrogen dioxide and fine particulate matter levels in the U.S. dropped during March and April compared to the same months in previous years.
Research led by Professor David Jacobs found that the younger people start smoking, the more likely they are to smoke daily as an adult — even into their 40s — and the harder it will be to quit.
Professor Jeff Bender, with the School of Public Health’s Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center, talks about unique challenges farmers face that may affect their mental health, signs someone may be struggling with their mental health and resources available.
PhD student Melanie Firestone found that 94% of people want easy access to restaurant inspection information and most would use it when choosing where to eat.
The study co-authored by Associate Professor Kyle Rudser revealed increased stiffness in the abdominal aorta in children exposed to secondhand smoke.
To help protect health care workers, Assistant Professor Susan Arnold conducted a survey to track how chemotherapy drugs are handled in hospitals and identify work surfaces that could be contaminated by them.
Assistant Professor Susan Arnold co-developed a method to objectively evaluate and determine if workplace surfaces are ‘clean’ or contaminated by chemicals that can trigger skin allergies.
Assistant Professor Hyun Kim is the lead author of a commentary suggesting that researchers employ the sufficient component cause model to figure out why workers inside Cambodian clothing factories are passing out.
The study by Associate Professor Irina Stepanov shows the levels of toxic and cancer-causing chemicals in Natural American Spirit cigarettes are generally similar to those found in other commercial cigarette brands.
The method developed by Assistant Professor Susan Arnold could help protect consumers by revealing product formulations that are hazardous to health over time.