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.
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.
The NIH awarded Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer a coveted Outstanding Investigator Award to study eating and weight-related problems in adolescents and young adults from low-income and ethnic/racial minority groups in the United States.
Dean John Finnegan wrote in a recent MinnPost editorial that the time is ripe for a public-health-based social and cultural movement to stem the tide of gun deaths.
A new study from researcher Kara Whitaker looked at an array of sedentary behaviors and found that when it comes to developing cardiovascular disease, watching TV may be the riskiest of them all.
Traci Toomey, professor of epidemiology and community health, will present a Ted-like talk about alcohol policy featuring outstanding faculty and research in the School of Public Health. Chance for Q&A after the presentation.
A recent study by post-doctoral fellow Mary Christoph reveals many people infrequently check the Nutrition Facts panels found on food packaging.
Research from postdoctoral fellow Megan Winkler shows that people who work non-standard work schedules are at increased risk for poor sleep, depression, substance use, and other health issues.
Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer found that adolescents and young adults practicing yoga experience increased body satisfaction — especially if they had poor body image prior to starting yoga.
Assistant Professor Nicole Basta is part of a team testing a new strategy in Uganda that may offer residents living in high-density urban areas cheap, reliable transportation to vaccination clinics.
PhD student Kimberly Bonner is the lead author of a commentary on developing strategies for providing HPV vaccine to young girls who are not in school.