Lindsay Rosenfeld

3Qs: Allergic to home

Building char­ac­ter­is­tics — public housing or pri­vate duplex, tall or short, new or old — are asso­ci­ated with indoor aller­gens, according to a new study by North­eastern researchers.

Keeping Young Kids Healthy

Keeping Young Kids Healthy

The mayor, Northeastern, the Red Sox, and Children’s Hospital fight obesity

Hortensia Amaro

3rd Annual Women of Courage – Lifetime Achievement Award for Hortensia Amaro

At the age of ten, Amaro’s family forfeited everything to flee their native Cuba for a public housing development in Los Angeles. There, Amaro became keenly aware of the obstacles that people in urban communities had to overcome to access housing, health care, education, and support services for a variety of public health issues, including substance abuse, domestic violence, and prenatal care.

IOM Elects 65 New Members, Five Foreign Associates

IOM Elects 65 New Members, Five Foreign Associates

The IOM announced the names of 65 new members and five foreign associates at its 40th annual meeting today.  Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

Violence a lure for foreign teenagers

Violence a Lure for Foreign Teenagers

A new study suggests a disturbing side effect for many families who move to America: The longer teenagers live in the United States, the more likely they are to become violent.

American Psychological Association

New IOM report finds gains in women’s health

The good news: Over the last two decades, medical breakthroughs and more inclusive research have significantly improved the lives of women with cardiovascular disease, depression and osteoporosis, according to a new report by the Institute of Medicine.

American Psychological Association

More psychologists elected to the IOM

Three more psychologists have been elected to the Institute of Medicine. Election to the institute is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.