September 20, 2017
Dr. Carson Smith, associate professor in the School of Public Health’s Department of Kinesiology,...
September 5, 2017
Food insecurity – the lack of reliable access to sufficient quantities of affordable, safe,...
August 8, 2017
College Park, Md. -- Could young adults who regularly consume highly caffeinated energy drinks be...
June 27, 2017
People who experience problems using prescription painkillers, heroin and other opioids tend to...
June 5, 2017
College Park, Md. – A new study examining the impact that access to affordable housing has on...
May 30, 2017
The University of Maryland Institute of Advanced Law Enforcement Studies will host its annual DUI...
May 24, 2017
College Park, Md. – People living near natural gas compressor stations may be subject to high...
May 5, 2017
As the U.S. Congress moves to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, it is important to...
May 3, 2017
Could the initiation of a simple walking exercise program help older adults to reverse declines in...
January 23, 2017
College Park, Md. – African American adults are less likely than Whites to get an annual flu shot (...
November 10, 2016
College Park, Md. -- Hay fever, or seasonal allergic rhinitis, affects 17.6 million adults in the...
October 4, 2016
The University of Maryland announced the appointment of Dr. Boris D. Lushniak today as dean of the...
August 29, 2016
We all know that we can quickly lose cardiovascular endurance if we stop exercising for a few weeks...
June 30, 2016
UMD SPH Professor part of Project TENDR calling for immediate action to reduce toxic exposures in...
May 17, 2016
A new study by University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers and colleagues is the...
May 2, 2016
As world leaders convene in Washington, DC this week for the Climate Action 2016 summit , a new...
April 27, 2016
College Park, Md. – Extreme heat and heavy rainfall are related to increased risk of...
March 22, 2016
As the planet experiences record heat and California suffers from an historic drought, the clean...
February 4, 2016
Following their release of a state-commissioned study on the potential public health impacts of...
January 19, 2016
Texting while driving is a significant risk factor for automobile collisions, and cell phone use...
December 14, 2015
A new analysis of six exercise intervention studies has shown that regular aerobic or endurance-...
December 2, 2015
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has significantly improved insurance coverage and use of health care...
November 23, 2015
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A new study from the University of Maryland School of Public Health examined...
November 19, 2015
Expanding publicly funded health insurance to low-income children could have long-term benefits for...
November 18, 2015
Older adults that improved their fitness through a moderate intensity exercise program increased...
June 29, 2015
Extreme heat and precipitation events, which are expected to increase in frequency and intensity...
June 19, 2015
Fathers’ time spent caring for children increased dramatically over the 46-year period between 1965...
June 3, 2015
Senior week is upon us, and as some parents prepare to send their college-bound seniors to the...
May 13, 2015
COLLEGE PARK, MD. – Men and women in the U.S. had lower odds of depression diagnoses and better...
Rada Dagher
May 5, 2015
An intervention to connect low-income uninsured and Medicaid patients to a reliable source of...
Nurse communicating with patient, iStock image
April 27, 2015
College Park, Md. -- Google searches could unveil patterns in Black mortality rates across the US,...
US Map: Areas in orange and red indicate geographic regions with higher proportions of Google searches containing the “n-word"
April 23, 2015
An innovative barbershop and hair salon program with the potential to save lives and improve public...
Black men in barbershop
April 8, 2015
Media Advisory Contacts: Kelly Blake, 301-405-9418 or kellyb@umd.edu What: The third annual Public...
Public Health Research @Maryland 2015: The Changing Climate and Health
January 28, 2015
Parenting practices matter in the long-term emotional and cognitive health of children. A new...
UMD SPH Prof. Sandra Hofferth
January 14, 2015
Prince George’s County residents challenged to lose four pounds in 2015 College Park, Maryland –...
Scale
December 5, 2014
The Third Symposium on Environmental Justice (EJ) and Environmental Health Disparities in Maryland...
Environmental justice and health
November 12, 2014
Young adults with co-occurring depression and substance abuse have a higher likelihood of being...
Rada Dagher and Kerry Green
November 7, 2014
The Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE) in the School of Public Health at the University of...
Cigna and CHE at barbershop
October 23, 2014
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) joins the University of...
August 19, 2014
College Park, Md. – The Maryland Department of Environment and Department of Health and Mental...
July 31, 2014
September 6 update: The Mission of Mercy Health Equity Festival served more than 1000 patients over...
Patients in line for dental treatment at a Mission of Mercy event
May 20, 2014
Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, will...
May 5, 2014
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Mothers in the United States who have unintended pregnancies return to work...
Dr. Rada K. Dagher, assistant professor of health services administration at the University of Maryland School of Public Health.
April 23, 2014
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A study of older adults at increased risk for Alzheimer's disease shows that...
April 4, 2014
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Faculty and student researchers, public health experts, community members and...
March 26, 2014
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – American women were less likely to receive a mammogram or Pap smear during the...
March 11, 2014
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The gene known to be associated with breast cancer susceptibility, BRCA 1,...
February 27, 2014
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - An international study of children’s perceptions of cigarette package warning...
January 7, 2014
UMD-led study is first to link racism-related factors and cellular age COLLEGE PARK, Md. - A new...
December 20, 2013
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Women who do not gain enough weight during pregnancy are at increased risk of...

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