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UNewsUNews: Mommy and me

Poverty, lack of education and exposure to violence can undeniably impact a child’s life trajectory significantly. But how can a mother’s exposure and potentially depressive reactions to these stressors impact a child before his/her life even begins? A depressed mother’s response to stress can pass through the placenta to negatively impact the fetus in ways […]

sustainableUTAH: How to be Sustainably Sweet this Valentine’s Day

By Eva Grimmer, Sustainability Ambassador The traditional Valentine’s gift usually consists of a combination of roses, chocolate, dinner, and a love note. Unfortunately, many of these practices have hidden costs […]

Ski and Snowboard the U: Addressing Human Factors in Avalanche Accidents

This post originally appeared on the University of Utah’s U-EXPLORE blog. “The truth is,” started U-EXPLORE instructor Josh Beckner, “that what goes on in a snowpack is relatively straightforward compared to the decision to ski or not ski a slope.” Avalanches occur due to a number of factors, most salient are the weather, terrain and...
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EHSLibrary: Altmetrics & NIH CTSA Funding

From bench to bedside: How altmetrics can help secure ongoing access to NIH CTSA funding Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 12-1:30pm MT History of Medicine Room (205), Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Join your colleagues for a group showing of this webinar. Experts Stacy Konkiel (Altmetric) and Sally Gore (UMass Medical School) discuss how […]