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December 5, 2012

Jason Fletcher (Cohort 8) RWJF Newsroom

Since the mid-1960s, the percentage of adult Americans who smoke has declined dramatically, in part because of tobacco taxes and other government policies aimed at discouraging smoking.
December 3, 2012

Annice Kim (Cohort 3) US News Health Day

U.S. law gives states, local governments the means to restrict advertising strategy and placement
November 30, 2012

Amy Non (Cohort 8) Vanderbilt University

For decades, researchers have struggled to identify the root causes behind racial disparities in health.
November 30, 2012

Haslyn Hunte (Cohort 4)

Blacks who feel mistreated and discriminated against are more likely to abuse alcohol and illegal drugs,
November 29, 2012

Michelle McMurry-Heath (Cohort 2) MedCity News

The 2012 LifeScience Alley Conference, “Today’s Science. Tomorrow’s Healthcare.”, will feature a New Technology Showcase sponsored by Mayo Clinic.
November 26, 2012

Ana Diez Roux (UMich Site Director) YouTube - The Science of Environmental Factors of Health

In this edition of The Science of Being Human: Profiles in Behavioral Science series, Dr. Ana Diez Roux discusses the Science of Environmental Factors of Health.
November 20, 2012

Sarah Burgard (Cohort 1) ABC News - Associated Press

Unemployment hurts more than your wallet — it may damage your heart. That's according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older workers.
November 14, 2012

Jason Fletcher (Cohort 8) Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Blog

Social Environment Trumps Genetics When it Comes to Teen Friendships
November 14, 2012

Haslyn Hunte (Cohort 4) Medical Xpress

Blacks who feel mistreated and discriminated against are more likely to abuse alcohol and illegal drugs, and a new study from Purdue University shows this usage can become a problematic pattern.
November 12, 2012

Lisa Berkman (Harvard Site Director) & Jim House (Michigan Site Director) Connecticut Health Investigative Team

It’s one of the most disturbing trends in American public health: women’s life spans are shrinking in many parts of the U.S., and no one knows why.

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