As the United States approaches nearly 100 million COVID-19 cases and the convergence of a widely reported “tripledemic” of COVID-19, the flu, and Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), this holiday season, policymakers should support paid sick leave policies to prevent the spread of infectious disease, say researchers at the Dornsife School of Public Health in a recently published paper in the journal Health Affairs.
What lessons have researchers learned about what makes someone more vulnerable to more severe COVID-19 if they become infected, and how can this improve care for patients with the disease? Some answers may be found in a study published in The Lancet’s eBioMedicine that offers some important insights into characteristics that are linked with more severe COVID cases, as well as those suffering from post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, commonly termed “long COVID.”
Thanks to a new study in Nature Immunology, researchers have gained insights into why some people develop immunity to a disease following vaccination, while others do not.
One of the lesser-known downstream consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic is an increase in screen time among Americans in every age category. Although lots of television watching, social media scrolling, and playing video games may […]
As many communities across the country struggle with rising violence, a team of researchers from Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health took a unique approach to better understand the experiences of victims of urban violence […]
Drexel study finds consuming 8 grams of protein – the amount found in a glass of milk – can reduce overeating of ultra-processed, high sugar and fat foods.
Karen Goldschmidt, PhD, and Kelsey Stasko, of the College Nursing and Health Professions, discuss the global supply chain issues during COVID-19 at a rural children’s hospital.
Beth Leonberg, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, discusses how parents can manage the U.S. infant formula shortage.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, experts from Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health have researched disparities in testing, vaccination, health care access and other markers of the pandemic response. The latest study, this month in […]
Although the commonwealth’s laws may be inconvenient for some, the idea of adding inconvenience may help the public’s health, according to new data from researchers at the Urban Health Collaborative at Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health, recently published in the journal Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy.