Social determinants of health (SDOH), as identified by the CDC, are conditions in the places where people live, learn, work, and play that affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes.
"The evidence speaks for itself ... with all the science surrounding climate change, it's not a secret and certainly not a debate. It is, most importantly, a time for action. We've been stalling for too long," said Marcia McNutt, the incoming president of the National Academy of Sciences.
In what is one of the best examples of a partnership between sharing research from a world-class university and providing valuable insights to the public, "Sea Secrets" is made possible by many whose passion is to protect our environment and preserve our oceans.
As I drove past our neighborhood elementary school, I flashed back to when I used to drive by with our younger son strapped into his car seat. Each time, he asked me when it would be his turn to go to the "big kids' school." Last week, my husband and I delivered him to the real "big kids' school," the University of Miami.
The deepest thing I took away from reading American Conspiracy Theories was how hard it is to actually define the term. Especially while conducting the interview, I was forced to reexamine and redefine what I would personally qualify as a conspiracy theory. In other words, the book made me think -- especially about my own biases and perceptions.
On October 2, the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami further solidified its academic and research leader...
With the college football season set to officially begin on August 23, many collegiate teams find their rosters in question, with a number of football players accused of sexual assaults against other students. Should the university's investigation override a legal presumption of innocence? Maybe.
There's music playing when Marc Gross opens the door. Cara Samantha, his wife, is sitting on the sofa. She's not singing, merely speaking softly, but her sultry voice relegates the famous one on the CD to deep background.
Scientists gathered in Alabama last month said their current research on impacts of the 2010 BP spill will help authorities deal with future disasters.
One in four women are victims of a sexual assault during college. It's hard to ignore this shocking statistic -- whether it's in heated debates in you...
It's not something young college girls (or even college boys) think of when they're packing their bags and heading to college for the first time. Yet ...
As Senator Dwight Bullard effectively highlighted in a visit to University of Monday this week: 'we are putting a band aid to a larger problem; why are we applying that principle to education?'
Arc & Stones started off as a duo. During the college days of Dan Pellarin and Ben Cramer at the University of Miami, the two tossed ideas around about starting a band.
At a time when UM is confronting the NCAA, it cannot afford to come under fire once again for undermining workers rights.
This week, The Miami Hurricane, the school newspaper for the University of Miami, caused a stir on campus when they published not one, but two articles basically encouraging students to use the illegal and over prescribed ADHD drug Adderall to get through tough academic times.
A UM dining services cashier was reinstated on Monday, but it revealed the weaknesses in her employer's appeals system.