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Linking body size and prostate cancer risks

New research from SPH's Vincent Freeman is exploring how men with elevated body mass indexes may be at heightened risk for prostate cancer and earlier metastases of tumors.

Coal miners walk together after a work shift.

Modern coal miners suffering higher fatality rates from lung diseases

Coal miners have significantly increased odds of death from lung diseases compared to the U.S. general population, and this disparity has also worsened over time with modern miners facing greater risk than their predecessors.

The U.S. Turning Basin on the South Branch of the Chicago River.

Elevating environmental justice

SPH's co-led Chicago Center for Health and Environment is working with community groups across areas of Chicago lacking political clout to advocate for environmental justice in industry decision-making.

Residents of Kathmandu wash vegetables in raw river water.

SPH professor launches novel method for water testing

Access to water testing labs is expensive and scarce in many parts of the world, but a novel portable testing system devised by SPH's Abhilasha Shrestha could make rapid testing far more accessible.

Elizabeth Fisher photo.

What can we learn from the Great Resignation?

Pundits cite the Great Resignation as signs of lack of worker motivation and productivity, but SPH's Elizabeth Fisher with the UIC Center for Healthy Work says the causes are rooted in inequitable and unhealthy work opportunities.

A screenshot of Katrine Wallace speaking as part of the Washington Post's panel discussion on trust in science.

SPH's Katrine Wallace joins Washington Post panel

Wallace, an SPH alum and adjunct faculty, joined the Post's "Trust in Science" panel discussion, alongside Francis Collins, former director of the National Institutes of Health.