Women's Health Results

    • Woman dealing with stress

      IN THE NEWS: How Chronic Stress Prematurely Ages Your Body

      Q&A with Arline Geronimus

      Living in the midst of chronically stressful situations, including those suffused with race inequality and gender discrimination, may trigger new growth and coping skills—but it can also erode your health. Arline Geronimus, professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, explains. Read more

    • Village health post in Debre Birhan, an industrializing rural region north of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

      Research Abroad: Understanding Local Contexts and Advocating for Change

      Public health research often requires working across cultural and national borders to serve vulnerable populations around the world. How can we prepare for that work and demonstrate cultural understanding at its best? Read more

    • Infographic: 90 percent of accidental firearm deaths occur at home; 3 out of 4 children knew where there firearms were in their homes

      Kids and Guns: Access to Firearms

      In May, Zimmerman and Carter presented “Kids and Guns: Prevention Strategies,” a community conversation in Dexter, Michigan, to help local residents understand the risks associated with youth exposure to firearms and strategies for mitigating those risks. Read more

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      Kids and Guns: Safety First

      In May, researchers Marc Zimmerman and Patrick Carter presented “Kids and Guns: Prevention Strategies,” a community conversation in Dexter, Michigan, to help local residents understand the risks associated with youth exposure to firearms and strategies for mitigating those risks. Read more