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CAHNR in the news

UConn Today shared a UConn Health Minute video on common running injuries and how the UConn Institute of Sports Medicine, a collaboration between UConn Health and the Department of Kinesiology, works to enable athletes at all levels of play to reach their peak performance while working to prevent and treat sports-related injuries through world-class clinical […]

Impact of COVID-19 on Racial-Ethnic Minorities Among Persons with Opioid Use Disorder

Anna Zarra Aldrich, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Findings highlight differences in the experiences of racial-ethnic minorities with opioid use disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted health disparities for people of color, who have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. People with opioid use disorder (OUD) faced unique challenges […]

Virtual Conference Brings Together Global Experts to Tackle COVID-19 “Infodemic”

Health behavior experts come together to put forth an agenda that uses social media to solve public health problems The COVID-19 pandemic that seized the world last year created an unprecedented global health crisis. The pandemic was accompanied by an “infodemic” in which misinformation about the virus and, more recently, COVID-19 vaccines, have run rampant […]

CAHNR in the news

Tatiana Andreyeva, an associate professor in Agricultural and Resource Economics and director of economic initiatives in the UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, is quoted on a study she co-authored in The Counter. The study analyzed USDA data on schools that participated in the Community Eligibility Provision, a program that permitted some schools […]