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Program helps rural workers and communities walk their way to a lower breast cancer risk

A Cornell program, Small Steps Are Easier Together, is reaching out to rural communities and workplaces to get women to be more active and eat more healthfully to lower breast cancer risk. (Aug. 3, 2009)

Program encourages home-cooked meals with local produce

A new Cornell Cooperative Extension program encourages New York families to prepare home-cooked meals with local produce for healthier eating that also benefits the local economy. (Aug. 3, 2009)

Aging population, sustainability issues come together at interdisciplinary conference

The Cornell Conference on Aging and the Environment was the beginning of a major new push to consider the effects of the aging population in the context of the environment. (July 31, 2009)

Skorton to speak at Ethiopian university's graduation on East Africa trip

President David Skorton will visit Ethiopia, Tanzania and Rwanda during a two-week trip, beginning July 1. Skorton will speak at the Bahir Dar University graduation and discuss opportunities for collaboration. (June 25, 2009)

New grant explores link between diet and aging

Cornell biochemist Shu-Bing Qian of the Division of Nutrition Sciences has received a $400,000 grant over four years to study how diet impacts the aging process at the molecular level. (June 25, 2009)

Study links daily racial hassles and stress spillover to psychological distress

A new study by Cornell assistant professor Anthony Ong sheds light on precisely how chronic racial discrimination and stress spillover lead to psychological distress. (June 10, 2009)

Cornell to buy MRI scanner for cutting-edge research in behavioral and life sciences

The medical imaging device, which should be up and running by fall 2011 thanks to a $2 million federal grant, will allow researchers to delve into new areas, ranging from the biological processes to tissue engineering. (June 9, 2009)

Cornell-led study finds most overweight U.S. women gain too much weight during pregnancy

A study on new guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy, co-led by a Cornell professor, says far too many jeopardize their health and that of their baby by gaining too much or too little weight. (May 29, 2009)

Regenerative medicine expert Evans joins WCMC Department of Surgery

Todd Evans, an authority in regenerative medicine, is new vice chair for research and professor of cell and developmental biology in the Department of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. (May 28, 2009)