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Estimated Arterial Stiffness, Cognitive Decline, and Dementia Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults

Kevin Heffernan, Janet Wilmoth, Andrew London

"Estimated Arterial Stiffness, Cognitive Decline, and Dementia Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults," co-authored by sociologists Janet Wilmoth and Andrew London, was published in Innovation in Aging.

January 9, 2024

See related: Longevity, United States

Digital Communication As Compensation for Infrequent In-Person Contact With Grandkids During COVID

Xiaoyu Fu, Woosang Hwang, Merril Silverstein

"Digital Communication As Compensation for Infrequent In-Person Contact With Grandchildren During the Pandemic," co-authored by Merril Silverstein, professor and chair of sociology, was published in Innovation in Aging.

January 9, 2024

Colleen Heflin Receives USDA Grant to Study Nutrition Assistance Programs

The research team will investigate how physical presence waivers impacted participation in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program.

January 8, 2024

Gadarian’s ‘Pandemic Politics’ Named a Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2023

The associate dean’s research for the book was supported by a prestigious Carnegie Fellowship. 

January 5, 2024

Research by Sultana Cited in Scientific American Article on Extreme Weather, Long-Term Health

Women in Bangladesh suffer disproportionately during floods, as Farhana Sultana, professor of geography and the environment, has documented in a study, in part because they bear the brunt of responsibility for managing water and food for their household, as well as taking care of their children.

January 4, 2024

Food Insecurity, Race and Ethnicity, and Cognitive Function Among United States Older Adults

Haowei Wang, Naglaa El-Abbadi

"Food Insecurity, Race and Ethnicity, and Cognitive Function Among United States Older Adults," co-authored by Haowei Wang, assistant professor of sociology, was published in the Journal of Nutrition.

December 19, 2023

Counting Disability in the National Health Interview Survey and Its Consequence

Scott D. Landes, Bonnielin K. Swenor, Nastassia Vaitsiakhovich

"Counting disability in the National Health Interview Survey and its consequence: Comparing the American Community Survey to the Washington Group disability measures," co-authored by Scott Landes, associate professor of sociology, was published in Disability and Health Journal.

December 6, 2023

Politics of the Gender Gap in COVID-19: Partisanship, Health Behavior, Policy Preferences in the US

Colleen Dougherty Burton, Shana Kushner Gadarian, Sara Wallace Goodman, Thomas B. Pepinsky

"The Politics of the Gender Gap in COVID-19: Partisanship, Health Behavior, and Policy Preferences in the US," co-authored by Shana Gadarian, professor and chair of political science, was published in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.

December 6, 2023

Punch Quoted in BBC News Article on the Fentanyl Crisis in the US

Limiting supply of the drug alone will not solve the crisis, says Alexandra Punch, director of the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health. "What we're looking to solve is the mortality issue," she says. "I don't think we're going to solve the demand issue, because people are just going to find something different to use."

November 30, 2023

Gender Differences in Adults with ADHD

Ashely Schiros, Andrew S. London, Kevin M. Antshel

"Gender Differences in Adults with ADHD," co-authored by Professor of Sociology Andrew London, was published in the Clinical Handbook of ADHD Assessment and Treatment Across the Lifespan.

November 28, 2023

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