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Exercise is the secret to living a longer life

Being active is not only a great way to stay healthy; it is also a secret to living longer. 

GSPH Receives $13.4 Million NIH Grant to Create Virtual Models to Gain Insight into Real-World Epidemics

 

Pitt study touts intensive glucose control for diabetics

The numbers are in, and the results are clear: Blood sugar control is key to preventing complications for people with type 1 diabetes.The University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health tracked people with type 1 diabetes for three decades to determine the causes of diabetes complications, which can involve kidney and eye damage, cardiovascular disease and circulation problems. 

Swimming a good way to get some exercise

Who do you think would be a better swimmer: a 23-year-old or an 86-year-old? If the 23-yearold was me and the 86-year-old was my grandmother, I would put money on the 86-year-old! 

Take steps to protect your skin this summer

With the summer in full swing we look forward to hot days by the pool, picnics with friends and family, and many other outdoor activities. Unfortunately, while spending a lot of time in the sun, many of us have probably experienced bad sunburn. 

GSPH Study First to Examine Impact of Medicare Part D on Overall Medical Spending

 

Underground Railroad Bicycle Route Featured in Times

 

Vitamin D deficiency linked to disease during pregnancy

 

Learn truths about arthritis during May

 

Presentation given by Daniel Nagin, PhD. "An Overview of Recent Development of Group-Based Trajectory Modeling"

 

Center for Global Health Holds Inaugural Reception

 

Are you feeding your bones enough calcium?

 

Russell Rule Rycheck Fund

 

Pitt receives grant to study infections spread in hospitals

 

In Memoriam: Herman Cember, PhD, Founder of GSPH Radiological Health Program

 

GSPH to Co-Host Health Disparities Conference with The Ohio State University College of Public Health

 

Summer Institute in Preparedness: Registration Is Open

 

Second Round of Computational Modeling Pilot Grants Awarded

 

IT Training Grants Available to GSPH Staff

 

Changing health behaviors takes some patience

Why is it hard to fit exercise into my daily routine? I always seem to be too busy or I find an excuse why I shouldn’t exercise. If you are feeling what I am feeling, you are not alone. 

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Cen named to Pitt's Board of Trustees 

Cen named to Pitt's Board of Trustees

PITTWIRE - Among the latest to be added to Pitt's Board of Trustees is alumna Hui (Debra) Cen (IDM '91). Cen is a biologist, biotech entrepreneur, Rotarian and social entrepreneur who did biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health, the University of California, San Francisco and Chiro... (07/12/2021)
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BIG STAKES, BIG STATS: Making sense of COVID-19 trials 

BIG STAKES, BIG STATS: Making sense of COVID-19 trials

PITTWIRE — When we hear about clinical trials, we might picture doctors and patients partnering to test new therapies. What we might not think about are the many others who make those studies happen. Take Maria Mori Brooks, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, who makes sense of the numbers... (02/24/2021)
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Covid vaccine misinformation target of Pitt study 

Covid vaccine misinformation target of Pitt study

KDKA CBS NEWS — Fueled by a grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, Pitt researchers are studying and combating false online information about vaccines. “Vaccines are often the victim of their own success,” said BCHS doctoral student Beth Hoffman, a research assistant at the Center for Resea... (02/01/2021)