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People in Japan eat more salt than in the US, but 'most people eat too much in both countries', with commentary from epi faculty Paul Whelton

http://www.businessinsider.com/people-in-japan-eat-more-salt-than-in-the-us-but-most-people-eat-too-much-in-both-countries-2015-7
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A new Tulane University study of the West African chocolate industry estimates that 2.12 million child laborers worked in cocoa production in the 2013/2014 cocoa harvest season in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. The study, commissioned by the U.S. Department of Labor, also found evidence of important progress, including significant improvements in access to education for child laborers in both countries.

http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publichealth/pressroom/child-labor-west-african-cocoa.cfm
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Listen to the debate over spanking in Massachusetts, featuring the research of Global Community Health and Behavioral Science faculty Cathy Taylor.

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2015/07/06/sjc-spanking
Should spanking be part of the parental disciple toolbox?
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Our students are focused on health disparities locally and globally, which was the focus of the last Thought Symposium. Plans are underway for the next one. #TulaneSPHTM #MoreGlobalThanEver
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More alumni success stories!

Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, Ca. Hires New Chief Compliance Officer, MHA alumna Cheryle Bernard-Shaw.

http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/15/07/p5640735/tri-city-medical-center-hires-new-chief-compliance-officer
After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, Calif., has ...
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Cell phones are used to track calories/exercise, provide public health messages, or for surveys in the field. #TulaneSPHTM #MoreGlobalThanEver
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Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, Freeport McMoRan Chair for Environmental Health Policy and chair of the Department of Global Environmental Policy at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has been appointed chair of the editorial board of the American Journal of Public Health for a three-year term beginning in November of this year.
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Studies Highlight the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Females, with epi faculty Tonette Krousel-Wood
http://cardiovasculardiseasenews.com/2015/07/27/studies-highlight-risk-cardiovascular-disease-females
Daniela is a PhD researcher in the field of Clinical Psychology/Psychiatry. Her main fields of interest are Psychopathology and Prevention of Psychotic Disorders in clinical populations.
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Lourdes Welcomes New Administrative Fellow Whitney Evans, MHA alumna. Congratulations Whitney!

http://www.surfky.com/index.php/news/local/mccracken/62385-lourdes-welcomes-new-administrative-fellow
Lourdes is pleased to welcome Whitney Evans to the position of Administrative Fellow.
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#‎TulaneSPHTM‬ is ‪#‎MoreGlobalThanEver‬. The school has numerous collaborative efforts in Suriname including a popular summer course in country. Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, chair of GEHS, will speak at the U.S. Embassy in Suriname next Tuesday.
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Our MD/MPH program is the oldest and largest, with students who combine medicine and public health. #TulaneSPHTM #MoreGlobalThanEver  
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Smart and beautiful! MHA alumna Meagan Fuller woman crowned Miss Massachusetts!!

http://www.turnto10.com/story/29435715/attleboro-woman-crowned-miss-massachusetts
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Tulane's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is the oldest school of public health in the country and the only American school of tropical medicine. The school's mission is to advance public health knowledge, promote health and well-being, and prevent disease, disability, and premature mortality. This is accomplished through education of public health professionals, scientific research of problems, partnerships, and service to the global public health community.

A leader in global health, the school is comprised of six academic departments: biostatistics and bioinformatics, global community health and behavioral sciences, global environmental health sciences, epidemiology, global health systems and development, and tropical medicine. The school has more than 1,200 students and 100 faculty. The students, faculty, and staff represent more than 70 cultures from around the world.