Michael Berkowitz, who heads up the University of Miami’s Climate Resilience Academy, is in Dubai for the United Nation’s 28th Conference of the Parties, the climate summit commonly referred to as COP28. Here’s what’s important to him.
Aging is unavoidable, yet most people can maintain and even improve their health and well-being as they grow older if they make lifestyle changes that align with an integrative health approach, a medical expert says.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently signed two state Senate bills — SB 395 and 396 — into law, which effectively change Michigan’s public school teacher evaluation system. Lara Dixon, assistant professor in K-12 education administration in Michigan State University’s College of Education, answers questions about this change.
As the U.S. Department of Education prepares to make changes to FAFSA, Canisius University's financial aid expert, James Nowak, is raising awareness regarding changes, including the application process and aid calculation, which may have substantial effects on students’ eligibility for financial aid.
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will host an expert briefing for the media from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST on Thursday, December 7, via Zoom, featuring the co-directors of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions.
New interview featuring University at Albany expert Sarah Domoff on the ways social media can shape youth mental health, strategies for healthy social media use and ways that regulation rooted in policy can help.
Physicians and scientists from Yale Cancer Center, part of Yale School of Medicine, will present new research at the 65th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, Calif., from December 9 to 12. This year’s ASH meeting will include oral and poster presentations, workshops, and educational sessions for hematology professionals.
Introworks, a leading marketing communications agency, is proud to have supported HistoSonics on the launch of their Edison® System – an unprecedented medical technology that is predicted to revolutionize the treatment of tumors and unwanted tissue, starting in the liver.
A multinational team of scientists, drillers and engineers has deployed to a remote part of Antarctica on an urgent mission to predict how fast the West Antarctic Ice Sheet will melt from global and ocean warming.
A team of University of Bristol experts are poised to join the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, which will hold the world to account in addressing humanity’s most urgent and ambitious challenge.
While some may roast their turkey in the oven this year for the Thanksgiving holiday, others may take a more dangerous route — deep frying. Joshua Carson, MD, regional director of Loyola Medicine's Burn Center warns cooks to be extra cautious around the holidays to prevent burn injuries. Loyola's Burn Center is the largest in Illinois and a regional leader in treating adult and pediatric burns.
Meals at Thanksgiving and other holidays serve as great social occasions for catching up with family and friends — and for the sake of all gathered, the culinary delights on the table should be not just delicious and visually sumptuous, but also safe. Melissa Wright, director of Virginia Tech’s Food Producer Technical Assistance Network, and Alexis Hamilton, assistant professor of food processing microbiology, are both faculty members in the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Food Science and Technology.
As the holiday season approaches, it is important to begin budgeting for your gift shopping ahead of time. Taking proactive steps now will help you manage expenses wisely and make the most of the festive season.
Sonja Christensen, an assistant professor in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife in Michigan State University’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, is focused on protecting deer from disease, specifically chronic waste disease.
How does anyone know for sure that they were born the wrong gender? What should parents do when their child tells them? And how do transgender patients prepare for gender-affirming surgery, if that’s what they decide to do?
The former Metabolic and Fatty Liver Clinic at the University of Chicago Medicine is undergoing a name change, as part of a shift in language to drop stigmatizing words, precisely describe the condition and identify a subgroup of patients omitted under the former diagnostic criteria.
The holiday season can be a stressful time for those planning to travel. Between costs, short staffing, and limited bookings, a Virginia Tech travel and tourism expert says to plan ahead. “With the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year holidays coming soon, the best travel planning should start now, if not earlier,” says Mahmood Khan, professor and director in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Virginia Tech.
Whether they’re working from home or on site, many employees are taking a break between 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and making up the time later that night. Smith expert Nicole Coomber says, “sometimes it’s worthwhile to take a step back from work, rather than trying to just keep grinding.”
Meta, the parent company of social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, faces federal lawsuits from 42 states’ attorneys general asserting that the company intentionally crafted features to make children and teens become addicted to their products. Virginia Tech experts Mike Horning and Donna Wertalik offer their perspectives on what the lawsuits mean for social media companies and users.
Officially established in 1983, today Tufts Wildlife Clinic provides medical care for thousands of orphaned, sick, and injured New England wildlife each year. It serves as a regional information resource on wildlife health for the public, state and federal agencies, wildlife biologists, veterinarians, and health professionals, among others.
The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate of any industrialized nation, a trend that has been accelerating for 20 years. But nearly two out of three maternal deaths are preventable, with cardiovascular disease (CVD) being the leading cause of death, said Kathryn Lindley, MD, holder of the Samuel S. Riven, MD, Directorship in Cardiology.
For Gladys Tsao-Wu, MD, and Jennifer Chan, MD, reconstruction is as much about helping patients recover emotionally as it is about physical restoration. For over a decade, the two surgeons have been a team, helping breast cancer survivors in New Mexico.
Researchers at the University at Albany’s School of Public Health are actively exploring ways that artificial intelligence and machine learning can be applied to public health, to enhance health outcomes for patients while prioritizing patient safety and data security.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center’s scientists, physician-scientists, and staff are available to offer expertise in treatment innovations, the biology of lung cancers, research initiatives, and tips for smoking cessation.
While gradual changes to the teeth and mouth are still part of normal aging, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine experts say today’s dental medicine means older mouths can still be healthy mouths.
Elizabeth Chaffin PT, DPT, an assistant professor and the Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Physical Therapy at PCOM Georgia, offered her top five tips on preventing pickleball injuries and staying on the court longer.
Social media platforms are rife with skin care advice from a variety of sources, which can make it difficult to know how to approach the recommendations you find online. In recognition of National Healthy Skin Month this November, board-certified dermatologists are spotlighting unsafe skin care trends that they see on social media and elsewhere to help you keep your skin looking its best.