Dogs born in the summer are at higher risk for heart disease than pups born at other times of year, according to a new study led by Mary R. Boland, PhD. Exposure to outdoor air pollution during pregnancy and at the time of birth, a culprit previously implicated in a study of humans, may be to blame. Read more.
To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population-health science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE