Health

CAHNR in the news

SNAP-Ed Connection reported on a collaboration between UConn School and Family SNAP-Ed and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to support healthy behaviors in high-need children receiving healthcare. Department of Allied Health Sciences Professor Valerie Duffy was listed as the contact person. See also Morning Ag Clips. UConn Today posted a holiday video greeting that ends […]

Virologist and partners awarded two patents for genetically engineered viruses to protect against African swine fever

African swine fever (ASF) virus is a deadly hemorrhagic disease affecting domestic and wild pigs. While historically found in Africa, ASF is currently considered an epidemic in Europe and Asia. In 2007 it was detected in the Republic of Georgia, and from there it spread through the Caucasus to Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. By 2014, […]

CAHNR in the news

Medicine news line reported that high school students picked less water, whole fruit and milk when fruit juice was available as part of a school meal program. Postdoctoral Research Associate Rebecca Boehm, lead author of the study, was quoted in the article. She is part of agricultural and resource economics. See also UConn Today. UConn […]