Please join us for the 7th Annual C. Everett Koop Distinguished Lecture. Gary Taubes, co-founder of the Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI), will be discussing his latest book, The Case Against Sugar, with a book signing to follow. Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Time: 5:00 – 6:15pm Location: Silsby 028 Dartmouth …
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The impact of e-cigarettes has been debated for years, offering both a cessation method for adult smokers and a gateway risk for adolescents who may not have otherwise been exposed to tobacco. Koop researchers looked at the current research on net population-level health benefits and harms. They found that the …
Researchers took a look at this emerging tobacco product in efforts to understand the sociodemographic characteristics of flavor capsule cigarette smokers. Read more here.
Koop members among authors on recent study investigating the association between activation of the brain’s reward system in response to alcohol advertisements and college drinking. “Results suggest that alcohol cues are processed within the reward system in a way that may motivate drinking behavior.” Read more here.
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Inspired by a community service experience as a Dartmouth undergraduate, Koop Associate Director Diane Gilbert Diamond, ScD, explores the genetic and environmental factors that contribute to obesity. Click here to read about the career path that led her to Geisel, her exciting research, and why she loves Dartmouth. Read more here.
The growing popularity of e-cigarettes has led to an increase in accidental child poisonings through ingestion of the flavored, nicotine-heavy liquid. Congress has responded by requiring these liquids to be packaged in childproof containers. Koop Associate Director Dr. Susanne Tanski comments on the importance of this legislation. Read more here.
It is not just time spent in front of a screen that can contribute to weight gain in children. When and where they watch can also make a difference. In a study published in JAMA Pediatrics Diane Gilbert-Diamond, Koop Associate Director of Research, found an association between TVs in child …