In some U.S. zip codes, young men face more risk of firearm death than those deployed in recent wars

A study led by Brown University researchers puts the risk of firearm-related death in perspective and calls attention to the urgent need for violence reduction interventions in the U.S.

A type of simple, DIY air filter can be an effective way to filter out indoor air pollutants

A study from researchers at Brown University and Silent Spring Institute found that inexpensive, easy-to-assemble Corsi-Rosenthal boxes can help reduce exposure to indoor air pollutants.

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Information Futures Fellows Join Brown School of Public Health To Tackle Information Crisis

The Information Futures Lab at Brown University’s School of Public Health is welcoming leaders in journalism, health communications and information management to its inaugural class of Information Futures Fellows.

Hoping for a quieter city, residents look to Brown research lab to analyze noise pollution in Providence

By reporting noise levels across the city, Brown's Community Noise Lab is aiding local community members who are working to build awareness, action on the public health consequences of excessive noise exposure.

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Brown launches accelerated MPH for physicians, health professionals with advanced degrees

A one-year master of public health degree program will enable health care professionals to broaden their scope from patients to populations, thereby expanding the field of public health.

Postpartum visits declined during COVID-19, especially among Black, young and uninsured women

A new study by researchers at Brown University showed that the pandemic further restricted access to postpartum care, potentially exacerbating existing health care disparities.

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Stefanie Friedhoff: Straight Talk About Information Disorders

The co-director of the Information Futures Lab dives into practical strategies to combat mis- and disinformation at the 26th annual meeting of the Rhode Island Public Health Association.


In Memoriam: Marvin Ronning

The Brown University School of Public Health mourns the loss of Marvin Ronning, deputy director of the Rhode Island Free Clinic, an unstinting champion for vulnerable families across the state.