Challenges in Urban Health

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Editor's Note

A life dedicated to public health

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Advances

  • Exercise benefits women taking AI drugs
  • Virus remains dangerous for up to six weeks
  • Cervical lesions on the decline in Connecticut
  • Treating depression with nutritional interventions
  • Seasonal drivers of pneumococcus revealed
  • Interventions found to reduce gender violence
  • Social networks help to predict gun violence
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Perspective

More megacities

Janice E. Perlman, Ph.D., founder and president of the Mega-Cities Project: Innovations for Urban Life and the author of Favela: Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro


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The Outlook for Urban Health

As human population increases and cities grow, urban health becomes increasingly challenging.

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Healthier Favelas

A researcher with deep ties to Brazil works to stem an infectious disease that afflicts the urban poor.

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Russia's Epidemic

HIV has spread quickly in St. Petersburg and other major cities and the problem threatens to get worse.

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Curbing Inner-city Violence

Using social networks to "map" gun violence in America's urban centers and intervene before it is too late.

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Students

  • Health and justice
  • Health consultants
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Alumni

  • Justice for Haiti
  • A healthier Nepal
  • Alumni News
  • A homecoming
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YSPH Notes

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  • Health partnership launched
  • A presidential visit
  • Commencement speaker
  • Speaking of health
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  • Accelerated M.B.A./M.P.H. program unveiled
  • 375,000 pounds
  • A voice for South Africa's miners
  • Maintaining a healthy diet
  • Progress continues
  • Awards and honors
  • Exploring New Haven's public health landscape
  • YSPH around the world