THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING (NIA) has awarded a five-year $53.4 million grant to Brown University and Boston-based Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL) to lead a nationwide effort to improve ...On October 29, 2019 / By Brian Clark
The study found a link between children’s weight status in the first two years of life and their school-age performance on cognitive tests. A study by Brown University ...On May 3, 2019 / By Gillian Kiley
The results are not good, but the latest report from the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance does reveal positive signs, especially regarding opportunities and infrastructure that support physical ...On May 3, 2019 / By Laura Kallio Joyce, P'22
A national survey finds that children whose mothers use marijuana try it two years younger, highlighting a public health need for targeted interventions. A number of studies have ...On May 3, 2019 / By Mollie Rappe
When we think about recent environmental disasters, Flint, Michigan’s water quality crisis quickly comes to mind. But the Great Lakes State has another pollution problem that is less ...On November 6, 2018 / By Laura Kallio Joyce, P'22
Public health faculty members at Brown have studied the impact of recent hurricanes on nursing home and assisted living residents. Natural disasters are often particularly hard on vulnerable ...On November 6, 2018 / By Mollie Rappe
Intervention by researchers reduced household lead below levels previously deemed achievable and reduced blood lead concentrations in more highly exposed children, though the decrease did not result in ...On November 6, 2018 / By Mollie Rappe
Originally published in THE GLOBE AND MAIL AUGUST 19, 2018 Last month, as a heat wave baked parts of the country, people flocked to beaches and neighborhood pools ...On November 5, 2018 / By Abdullah Shihipar, MPH'20
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