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Public health researchers at Indiana University received a three-year, $900,000 grant from the Indiana State Department of Health to study the cost benefit of new, innovative strategies to reduce smoking during pregnancy. One of the Indiana State Department of Health’s top three initiatives is to lower the state’s infant mortality rate, which is sixth worst […]

Sit less. Move more. Now.

August 5, 2013

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Researchers at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington have found that a simple program using pedometers to monitor how much people move throughout the day was effective at increasing physical activity, decreasing sitting time, and helping participants drop some pounds. Sitting still, it turns out, may be one of the worst things we can do […]


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The Indiana University Dance Theatre’s 85th anniversary concert on Nov. 4 will “open with joy” and “close with abandon,” celebrating the program’s long history on the Bloomington campus and looking to its future in the newly renamed IU School of Public Health-Bloomington. The dancers, some of whom returned to campus a week early this fall […]