Diversity leaders at Weill Cornell Medicine have launched ambitious community vaccination and education efforts, with the goal of improving uptake and helping those who are reluctant to get the vaccine.
The Michigan city’s adult residents suffered a range of adverse health symptoms potentially linked to the water crisis that began in 2014, with Black residents affected disproportionately, according to new research.
Online continuing education courses developed by faculty in the Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) – one about infant and young child feeding for a global audience, and another about policy, systems and environmental (PSE) approaches to improving nutrition in the U.S. – address critical topics including undernutrition, maternal and child health, and childhood obesity.
In a study published April 14 in PLOS One, an international research team including Michèle Belot, professor in the Department of Economics, found that children valued sweet food more after receiving it as a reward.
Religion protected mental health of members of several faith groups during the pandemic, but also constrained crisis response among some of the same groups, ultimately undercutting the overall effectiveness of public health efforts.