PhD student Gabriela Bustamante evaluated the program that uses games and play to teach children about self-esteem, personal boundaries, anatomy, and more.
Professor Joseph Gaugler is leading a community-engaged assessment to identify and understand dementia prevalence, care needs, and patient resources in the African immigrant community in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Project EAT study co-authored by Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer found that 95% of those surveyed experienced nearly constant levels of high or low body dissatisfaction from adolescence into adulthood.
The new study by Assistant Professor Jaime Slaughter-Acey found light and dark brown black women reported experiencing the most microaggression, and were the two groups most likely to delay prenatal care.
A pilot study by Adjunct Assistant Professor Pamela Jo Johnson found that people who participate in such support programs improve in their self-care activities and ability to work with their providers.
Professor Melissa Laska says college food insecurity has been linked with adverse health and academic outcomes for students, including difficulty concentrating in class, lower grade point average, and higher deferment rates.
Postdoctoral researcher Melissa Simone found that girls who used unhealthy weight-control behaviors and experienced the harms of weight stigma during adolescence were likely to use substances as adults.
A Project EAT study by adjunct faculty Marla Eisenberg found that up to 43 percent of adolescents surveyed reported being teased by family members about their weight.
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.
Assistant Professor Eric Lock is developing a method that will allow researchers to analyze different kinds of cancer and molecular cell data together.
The results of the study by researcher Manami Bhattacharya show foreign-born people have lower rates of HPV infection than those born in the U.S. and suggests their higher cancer rates are due to barriers to health care.
Adjunct Associate Professor Gary Schwitzer co-authored the study that showed readers were more likely to believe a treatment is beneficial when news stories were reported with spin.