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Structural Racism Drives Higher COVID-19 Death Rates in Louisiana, UMD Study Finds

Black Families More Likely to Face ‘Stressors’ That Increased Vulnerability to Disease

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‘Forest Bathing’ as Stress Reliever

Participants Pause in the Woods for ‘Nature-Informed Therapy’ Hosted by Kinesiology Grad Program

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Karen Shih walks covered in sensors for a study on gait changes in pregnancy

Ready, Set, Walk—or Waddle?

Behind the Scenes of a Kinesiology Study on Gait Changes in Pregnancy

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It’s Not Pizza—and That’s a Good Thing

Alum Brothers’ Bakery Puts a DMV Spin on Middle Eastern Staple

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Research Team Taps AI for Better Cardio Care

Technique Could Allow Doctors, Patients to Match ‘Gold Standard’ Monitoring at Home

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UMD Study: Face Forward for Pandemic Coping

Looking to Future, Rather Than Dwelling on Trauma, Helped Older Adults’ Mental Health

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UMD Study: Housing, Demographics Play Outsize Role in D.C.’s COVID Death Disparity

Short-term Safety Measures Could Save Lives in Predominately Black and Poor Areas, Researchers Say

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What You Should Know About Maryland’s Gambling Referendum

Maryland Looking to Keep Money at Home But Has Few Details on Implementation, UMD Expert Says

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Study: Physical Activity Prevents Depression in Older Adults During COVID-19

Even Walking Can Combat Mental Health Problems Caused by Social Isolation

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Flu patients convalesce in a makeshift Kansas hospital (left), while emergency medical personnel scurried to provide care as coronavirus victims overflow into a hallway in a New York hospital in April.

Different Viruses, Similar Outcomes

Public Health Researcher’s Review Traces Common Thread of Inequality Between Pandemics a Century Apart

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Staying Fit During Seclusion

Fitness Expert Provides Simple Exercises to Do at Home

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A Full Timeout

With Games on Hold, Expert Sees Chance to Reflect on Another Side of Sports

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