Topic: tropical medicine

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A new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition compared popular diets on both nutritional quality and environmental impact and found that the keto and paleo diets, as eaten by American adults, scored among the lowest on overall nutrition quality and were among the highest on carbon emissions.

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“The reason that we’re not treating COVID like any other virus, like we treat smallpox and mumps, is that it became politicized.”

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Thomas Laveist, dean of Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

“... the stereotype is that the environment is about tree hugging or saving exotic birds.” 
THOMAS LAVEIST, dean of Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, in Bloomberg Environment on why he thinks black politicians haven’t focused much on climate change.

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400 Years of Inequality

Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine observed the 400-year anniversary of the beginning of slavery in America and its lasting impact on inequalities in communities with a daylong event called “400 Years of Inequality: Changing the Narrative.” The School of Public Health plans to hold additional events as part of the series throughout the academic year.