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Medicare Beneficiaries Overspend by Hundreds, Pitt Public Health Finds

 

The risks of eating rice

 

Lucile Adams-Campbell (EPI '83)

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Lucile Adams-Campbell started her October 12 guest lecture with a surprising definition of a cancer survivor: anyone who’s been diagnosed with a cancer, starting with the moment of diagnosis and extending to end of life. This can mean duration from a single day to a span of many years. She went on to say that it is a lack of resources—access to care and treatment—that determines much of a survivor’s longevity. What happens after diagnosis matters... 

Study Counters WHI on Risk of Hormones in Menopause

 

Yuting Zhang interviewed by NY Times, Post-Gazette, WESA 90.5 Radio News, Reuters Health and Others

Dr. Zhang has been interviewed for the recent study published at the Archives of Internal Medicine on September 24, 2012, entitled “  

Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership announces its 2013 Exemplary Leader Aaward.

Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership is pleased to announce that Chancellor Mark Nordenberg will receive the 2013 Exemplary Leader Award . 

Pittsburgh Finds Regional and Seasonal Variation in Antibiotic Use

 

Pittsburgh Finds Social Networking Reveals Food Safety Connection to Global Trade

 

Pennsylvania Public Health Training Center

 

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Antibiotic Prescription? It May Depend on Where You Live

 

Elderly In South Use More Antibiotics Than Seniors In Other Areas Of Country

 

Social Networking Reveals Food Safety Connection to Global Trade

 

U.S. Antibiotic Prescribing Rates Highest in South: Study

 

Variation in antibiotic prescribing hints at overuse

 

Pitt Public Health Alumna Elizabeth Surma Pledges $1 Million for New Building, Renovations

 

Antibiotic Use by Seniors Highest in South

 

SOPHAS Virtual Fair!

Tues and Wed 8am-10pm chat with faculty and student services representatives about Pitt Public Health. http://www.sophas.careereco.net/  

Regional and Seasonal Variation in Antibiotic Use, Pitt Research Finds

 

Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers

 

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O'Neal Summons Satan for Starring Role 

O'Neal Summons Satan for Starring Role

PITTWIRE - Pitt Public Health staff member Scott O'Neal recently took center stage to sing the title role in the world premiere of "Satan's Fall," composed by Steward Copeland, founder of the iconic New Wave band The Police. The metal opera, based on "Paradise Lost", was co-commissioned by the Mend... (02/24/2020)
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Parker elected Hastings Center fellow 

Parker elected Hastings Center fellow

PITTWIRE - HUGEN's Lisa Parker was recently elected fellow to The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of research scholars studying ethical questions in medicine, science and technology that help inform policy, practice and public understanding. Parker, along with Robert Arnold o... (02/05/2020)
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Sabik sees decline in late stage cancer diagnoses after health reform law 

Sabik sees decline in late stage cancer diagnoses after health reform law

PITT WIRE - Advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined following health insurance expansion in Massachusetts, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services that identified cancers earlier, according to new research led by health economists including HPM's Lindsay Sabik. “Colorec... (01/28/2020)


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El Khoudary finds heart disease risk grows as women move through menopause 

El Khoudary finds heart disease risk grows as women move through menopause

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - A marker for heart disease risk considerably worsens as women transition through menopause. Black women experience this accelerated decline earlier in menopause than their white counterparts. According EPI's Samar El Khoudary, the findings add to growing evidence that menopaus... (02/10/2020)
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Sabik finds decline in advanced stage cancer diagnoses following health reform law 

Sabik finds decline in advanced stage cancer diagnoses following health reform law

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined following health insurance expansion in Massachusetts, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services that identified cancers earlier, according to new research led by health economists including HPM's Lindsay Sabik... (02/04/2020)
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Miller's research proves program effective in preventing dating violence with middle school students 

Miller's research proves program effective in preventing dating violence with middle school students

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Coaching Boys Into Men, a program that seeks to prevent dating violence and sexual assault, reduces abusive behaviors among middle school male athletes toward their female peers, according to clinical trial results published in JAMA Pediatrics. The trial, examining the short- ... (01/28/2020)