Entries by Kevin Carvalho

3Qs: It can take a village to beat an addiction

Grammy Award-​​winning pop singer Amy Wine­house, whose drug and alcohol abuse over­shad­owed her musical talent, was found dead last weekend at her London apart­ment. We asked Hort­ensia Amaro — pro­fessor and asso­ciate dean in the Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences and director of the Insti­tute on Urban Health Research — to ana­lyze the behavior […]

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.