ARG Chairs Symposium at the 2016 Congress of the Americas

Aiello Research Group PI Dr. Allison Aiello and Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr. Lydia Feinstein co-chaired the Symposium on the Novel Approaches for Bio-social Integration in Epidemiologic Studies at this year's Congress of the Americas. See the link below for details on the symposium:

https://epiresearch.org/annual-meeting/archives-2/2016-meeting/2016-congress-symposia/novel-approaches-for-bio-social-integration/

UNC Study: PTSD May Accelerate Immune System Aging

A new ARG study has found that people affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) also may experience an unnatural decline or “aging” of their immune systems.

http://www.aspph.org/unc-study-ptsd-may-accelerate-immune-system-aging/

Your Cell Phone Could Soon Predict Whether You'll Get The Flu

Huffington Post Science - August 20, 2015 - A new study harnesses college students' cell phone mania to track the spread of illness. Click here to read the article by Joe Satran with comments from Dr. Aiello.

Should I Use Antibacterial Soap?

Time Magazine - April 22, 2015 - You Asked: Should I Use Antibacterial Soap? "Research shows they offer zero health benefits. But by changing the makeup of your skin and body bacteria, antibacterials may be fostering new health concerns—especially for kids." Click here to read the article with comments from Dr. Aiello.

Ebola as an Instrument of Discrimination

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - November 21, 2014 - "Ebola has become a significant source of stigma among West Africans and the Western world. In many ways, the source of this discrimination can be traced back to the legacy of colonialism and the western approach to infectious disease response in Africa." Click here to see the blog entry co-authored by Dr. Aiello.

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