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Nationwide survey distributed to discover how political perspectives influenced pandemic reactions and how the pandemic affected mental health.
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As E-Scooters have grown in popularity around the world, they’ve sparked questions about their practicality and their impact on the environment and public health. Dr. Robbie Chaney and Dr. Jeff Glenn researched the behavior of 1,070 scooter users in Provo to discover the answers. Here’s what they found.
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Student and faculty medical geographers have created maps of health resources and risk factors in the four corner states.
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When the pandemic hit and classrooms across the country became virtual, foodservice professionals worked quickly and creatively to continue delivering school meals to every student.
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Two BYU professors, Dr. John Beard and Dr. James Johnston, led a research team of 94 students on a mission to test radon levels in 66 schools in Utah. Through their research, they discovered a simple way to lower radon levels.
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BYU students and faculty lead in the fight against the pandemic and offer advice about how to stay safe and connect with others from what they have learned.
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Quenla Haehnel presented research on the relationship between individual socioeconomic status and family health at the National Council on Family Relations Conference.
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BYU professors and MPH students analyzed the data for a non-profit, IMA World Health, and discovered approaches that are changing lives in Tanzania.
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Dr. Steven Thygerson, with BYU public health students, is working to create safe working conditions for brick kiln workers in Nepal.
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Liz Rollins presented research on how self regulation and shame mediate the relationship between childhood experiences and young adult health at a conference for the State of Research on Prevention of Child Maltreatment.
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2020 Articles
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January 10, 2020 08:59 AM
Congratulations to Emily Spendlove, who won 1st place in the Experiential Learning & Internships video contest featuring her experience volunteering with Mothers Across Borders.
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November 09, 2020 10:30 AM
International Obesity Treatment and Research Expert Nikhlil Durandhar will speak at the College of Life Sciences Seminar November 12.
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October 27, 2020 01:45 PM
Public Health researchers have created a map showing risk levels for in-person voting for each county in the country. With that information, voters can make safe and informed decisions in the middle of a pandemic and an election.
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October 19, 2020 10:26 AM
Kirsten Novilla’s recent research highlights the important role of families in public health.
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October 06, 2020 12:09 PM
What if all hairdressers were trained to recognize signs of skin cancer? SCAN is making that idea a reality with 45-minute trainings for hairdressers.
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September 29, 2020 12:57 PM
Getting a flu shot is free and easy at the Marriott Center this week and will help keep our campus safe.
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July 20, 2019 06:17 PM
A life-saving ventilator designed to help newborns in developing nations is headed for FDA approval, thanks to a team of BYU students and recent graduates.

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2019 Articles
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July 08, 2019 04:36 PM
Replaces James D. Gordon III, who is retiring after 35 years of service to the university
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July 20, 2019 05:54 PM
Congratulations for a 1st Place Win
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July 08, 2019 05:07 PM
As a young girl growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, Moremi Hamblin saw her parents as prime examples of the difference an education can make in the quality of life.
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July 19, 2019 10:54 PM
BYU Civil Rights Seminar
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September 13, 2019 11:29 AM
Previous studies found having adverse childhood experiences can lead to poor health outcomes later in life. New BYU research finds the anecdote is to counter those with enough positive experiences.
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More from 2018
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July 09, 2019 08:51 AM
Trend shows U.S. on verge of epidemiologic transition
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July 20, 2019 06:07 PM
Dr. Beard Earns Research Prize
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July 20, 2019 06:17 PM
A life-saving ventilator designed to help newborns in developing nations is headed for FDA approval, thanks to a team of BYU students and recent graduates.

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July 20, 2019 06:15 PM
A new parenting study led by professor Ali Crandall finds that the greater emotional control and problem-solving abilities a mother has, the less likely her children will develop behavioral problems such as throwing tantrums or fighting.

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July 21, 2019 09:24 PM
Department retires beloved professor
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