Commercial accounts generated ninety percent of messages about electronic cigarettes on the social site popular among youth and minorities, found Jidong Huang and colleagues in IHRP’s Health Media Collaboratory.
Counter to concerns raised by the beverage industry, if soda taxes were implemented, overall employment would rise slightly, according to an economic model of the effects in Illinois and California by Lisa Powell and colleagues.
The University of Illinois of Chicago aims to improve the health of older African Americans and Latinos by hiring five new faculty members to conduct interdisciplinary research in this area, hosting symposia and more.
How are young adults, who smoke cigarettes at the highest rate of any age group, responding to the increasing number of alternative tobacco products? With a new grant from NCI, Robin Mermelstein and a multidisciplinary team of investigators will expl
With a new NIH grant, David Marquez will learn whether a salsa dance program improved the health and physical activity levels of Latino seniors. Pilot work for this intervention was supported by the Midwest Roybal Center.
Led by Robin Mermelstein, researchers will conduct four studies examining the predictors of smoking patterns from adolescence through young adulthood. They will track a cohort of 1,200 Chicago-area young adults who participated in the group's previou