Cornell scientists help develop the Vegetarian Diet Pyramid

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)

Salmonellosis (Public Health Concerns for the Farm Family and Staff)

Two fact sheets about salmonellosis. What is salmonellosis? How is it spread? Conditions under which salmonella survive in the environment? What are the symptoms of salmonella infection in humans?

New book by Cornell gerontologist helps nursing home supervisors develop management skills

A new manual, co-authored by Cornell social gerontologist Karl Pillemer, focuses on how to help nurse supervisors in long-term care facilities improve their leadership and supervisory skills.

Cornell studies find women in food-insecure homes engage in more binge eating and eat fewer fruits and vegetables

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 around the world forge alliance that plans to improve our diets and the food we eat

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.

Health executives development program is May 4-9 at Cornell

A five-day intensive professional development program for health executives is slated for May 4 through 9 at Cornell. The Health Executives Development Program, now in its 39th year.

Ellen Hart Pe–a will be the featured speaker during Health Awareness Week at Cornell, Feb. 10-14

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.

Selenium supplements can reduce cancer rates, new study shows

Men and women taking selenium supplements for 10 years had 41 percent less total cancer than those taking a placebo, a new study by Cornell and the University of Arizona shows.

Eating less meat may help reduce osteoporosis risk, studies show

Want to reduce the risk of osteoporosis? Eat less meat, Cornell researchers say. In fact, they say, reducing the amount of meat in the diet may do more to reduce the risk of osteoporosis than increasing calcium intake.