The Friday Letter is the Association of Schools and Programs of
Public Health's weekly e-newsletter featuring the latest research,
opportunities and developments from CEPH-accredited schools and
programs of public health.
Last spring, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration unveiled a
$36 million ad campaign focused on the dangers of smokeless tobacco
use among rural teens. But the FDA’s “Smokeless
Doesn’t Mean Harmless” campaign may be doing more harm
than good, two noted North American public health researchers write
in the journal
For most people, cortisol, the vital hormone that controls
stress, increases when they wake up. It’s the body’s
way of preparing us for the day. But in police officers
who’ve experienced intense stress on the job, cortisol
functions much differently, according to recent research from the
University at Buffalo and funded by the National Institute for
Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
How do the lungs of e-cigarette users differ compared to
non-smokers and people who smoke traditional cigarettes? A pilot
study awarded to a University at Buffalo epidemiologist seeks to
provide some answers to that question.
The anxiety many men experience after being diagnosed with
prostate cancer may lead them to choose potentially unnecessary
treatment options, researchers from the University at Buffalo (UB)
and Roswell Park Cancer Institute report in a new study.