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Winter Exercise Burns More Calories, Especially for Women (Time for a Hike?)

By |January 27th, 2018|

January 27, 2018

CSDA Associate Cara Ocobock found people who hike in temperatures of 15 to 23 degrees F burn 34 percent more calories than those who hike in more comfortable, mid 50s weather. Read more at 30seconds.com.

Were NYC Cancer Cases Tied to Chernobyl Disaster?

By |January 27th, 2018|

January 27, 2018

CSDA Associate Roxana Moslehi discussed about a possible link between a cluster of cases in New York City of an extremely rare type of cancer and the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster in Ukraine. Read more at U.S. News and World Report.

Saratoga, Montgomery counties on opposite economic ends, report says

By |January 27th, 2018|

January 27, 2018

CSDA Associate Janine Jurkowski discussed about a direct link between poverty and poor health outcomes. Read more at San Antonio Express News.

Schenectady, Amsterdam get boost for new teacher programs

By |January 27th, 2018|

January 27, 2018

CSDA Associate Kathryn Schiller discussed about new teacher programs to prepare young teachers for issues of race and social justice. Read more at The Daily Gazette.

How a Mormon lawyer transformed archaeology in Mexico—and ended up losing his faith

By |January 26th, 2018|

January 26, 2018

CSDA Associate from Robert Rosenswig discussed about How a Mormon lawyer transformed archaeology in Mexico. Read more at  Science Magazine.

Medicaid work requirements could cost the government more in the long run

By |January 26th, 2018|

January 26, 2018

CSDA Associate Diane Dewar discussed about Trump administration’s new restrictions on Medicaid eligibility and its impact. Read more at  The Conversation.

Spatial, Temporal, and Dietary Variables Associated with Elevated Mercury Exposure in Peruvian Riverine Communities Upstream and Downstream of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining

By |January 24th, 2018|

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Wyatt, Lauren, Ernesto Ortiz, Beth Feingold*, Axel Berky, Sarah Diringer, Ana Morales, Elvis Jurado, Heileen Hsu-Kim, and William Pan

Abstract

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is a primary contributor to global mercury and its rapid expansion raises concern for human exposure. Non-occupational exposure risks are presumed to be […]

Who Lives Alone During Old Age? Trends in the Social and Functional Disadvantages of Sweden’s Solitary Living Older Adults

By |January 24th, 2018|

Research on Aging

Shaw, Benjamin A.*, Stefan Fors, Johan Fritzell, Carin Lennartsoon, and Neda Agahi

Abstract

This study identifies specific social and functional disadvantages associated with living alone during old age in Sweden and assesses whether these associations have changed during recent decades. Data came from repeated cross-sectional surveys of Swedish adults aged 77+ during 1992–2014. Findings indicate […]

Link between NY cancer diagnoses and Chernobyl disaster

By |January 23rd, 2018|

January 23, 2018

CSDA Associate Roxana Moslehi discussed about a potential link between a cluster of cancer diagnoses in New York and the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. Read more at  the UAlbany NewsCenter.

Ethical concerns regarding animal use mediate the relationship between variety of pets owned in childhood and vegetarianism in adulthood

By |January 22nd, 2018|

Appetite

Heiss, Sydney, and Julia M. Hormes*

Abstract

Plant-based and vegetarian diets have been shown to have diverse health and environmental benefits and also serve to reduce farmed animal exploitation. It is therefore worthwhile to gain a better understanding of the factors that play a role in the decision to refrain from animal products. Past studies have […]