LSU Research Finds Association of Enduring Consequences of Disaster Exposure on Depressive Symptoms in Women

Research at LSU School of Public Health indicates that the severity of the stress response to experiencing disaster depends on individual exposure and background stress prior to the event. Published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology on June 27, 2017, this current research explores individual-level exposure to disaster, neighborhood environmental characteristics, and their independent and […]

Louisiana Physicians Are Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates

Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a common virus that can cause genital warts and certain cancers. The HPV vaccine is effective in preventing many HPV-associated diseases; however, vaccination rates suggest many remain unprotected. In a recent, study Dr. Donna L. Williams, faculty in Behavioral & Community Health and Director of the Louisiana Cancer Prevention & […]