School of Public Health News from the UAlbany News Center

CRC summer research students

What’s Your Summer Job? Try Cancer Researcher

It might be a perfect day for relaxing by the pool, but for a group of Troy and Albany high school students, examining breast cancer and prostate cancer cell lines under a microscope is far more engaging.

baby learning to walk

When Did Your Child First Walk? The Answer May be an Indicator of Future Success

Scientists have long known that certain motor milestones, such as crawling or walking, can help track early childhood development. Now for the first time UAlbany researchers explain how these achievements predict future childhood success.

e-cigarettes

Where There's No Smoke There's Fire

How has the rise e-cigarettes impacted tobacco sales? School of Public Health researcher Akiko Hosler explains in Preventing Chronic Disease, including why the fastest-growing group of e-cigarette users is even more alarming.

Bicycle injury prevention UAlbany study

Increasing the Power of Information to Lessen Childhood Injury

Study led by SPH's Jennifer Manganello examines how U.S mothers of young children obtain critical knowledge about injury hazards and prevention practices.

zika virus mosquito

Experts Advisory: Zika Virus Poses Public Health Challenges

University at Albany faculty members are available to discuss the causes of the Zika virus, the transmission of the disease, and the public health and business implications of its spread both from a statewide and global perspective.