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Our Faculty and Students Help Prevent Lyme Disease

CHHS and College of Science faculty and students conducted a tick survey in Great Falls to support nationwide efforts by the CDC and National Park Service. Watch here or read more here

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Mason Students Discuss Public Health Implications of DACA

Mason students in the Social Determinants of Health course have been studying the public health implications associated with immigration and deportation. Read more.

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Apply Now for the Title IV-E Child Welfare Stipend Program

Mason BSW and MSW students can apply by January 31, 2018 to be the next group of students to receive a $10,000 stipend and extensive training in child welfare.

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Air Pollution May be Responsible for One-Third of All U.S. Stillbirths

A new study by Dr. Anna Pollack and colleagues found that the risk for stillbirth was increased after both acute and chronic exposure. Read more.

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A Decline in Physical Activity Increases the Risk for Sleep Disorders

Dr. Jeffrey Herrick and his research team completed a 10-year analysis that found the effect to be especially apparent among men. Read more.

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Fighting Childhood Obesity in Local Latino Communities

Dr. Sina Gallo and George Mason colleagues were awarded a grant From the Potomac Health Foundation to provide at-risk children with access to an evidence-based, culturally adapted, and comprehensive weight management program. Read more.