Following the recommendation of the American College Health Association, Cornell University Health Services now provides the meningococcal vaccine to students who want to be vaccinated against the disease.
When refugees sell or barter food, it's not always an indication that they've been given too much food relief, as donors assume, but because they are desperate to obtain different food, such as salt, necessary for survival.
To offer a healthful alternative to the 1992 U.S. Food Guide Pyramid, Cornell University and Harvard University researchers have teamed up with other experts in unveiling an official Vegetarian Diet Pyramid. (Jan. 7, 1998)
Poor rural women who don't always have enough food in their homes exhibit binge eating patterns and are only about half as likely as other women to consume daily the recommended five servings of fruits and vegetables. Therefore, these women are less likely to consume adequate vitamin C, potassium and fiber.
Representatives from a dozen agricultural universities and research facilities from around the world finished a three-day meeting April 11 at Cornell to hammer out details on an alliance to improve diets worldwide.
An address by Ellen Hart Pe&241;a, wife of United States Secretary of Transportation Federico Pe–a, will highlight activities during Health Awareness Week on the Cornell campus, Feb. 10 through Feb. 14.