Charlottesville, VA — Aimed at getting motorists to avoid distracted driving and other unsafe behaviors while behind the wheel, those digital roadway signs with short, quirky messages such as “Get your head out of your apps” and “Mom needs your hug not your text” are hitting their mark, say researchers from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Boston — Guests at children’s birthday parties may have come bearing more than gifts during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, results of a recent study led by researchers from Harvard Medical School and the RAND Corp. show.
Hartford, CT — Simply introducing healthier kids’ meal options to fast-food menus hasn’t led to improvements in children’s fast-food consumption, results of a recent study led by researchers from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut show.
Columbus, OH — Are you still leery about visiting the dentist’s office during the COVID-19 pandemic? The results of a recent study conducted by researchers from Ohio State University suggest the risk of transmission during procedures is rather low.
Stanford, CA — Want to shed a few pounds? Using digital health tools to track your progress can help you reach your goal – no matter what weight loss strategy you use, a researcher from Stanford Health says.