Taking more than one precaution to prevent skin cancer

Compensation Behaviors and Skin Cancer Prevention American Journal of Preventive Medicine, EPub ahead of print, October 19, 2018 Amy Bleakley, DeAnn Lazovich, Amy B. Jordan, Karen Glanz   You’ve heard the message to wear sunscreen or wear protective clothing to … Read more

Advances in Alzheimer’s imaging are changing the experience of Alzheimer’s disease

Stites, S.D., Milne, R., Karlawish, J. Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring Volume 10, 1 January 2018, Pages 285-300 PRC Investigator, Dr. Jason Karlawish joined S.D. Stites and R. Milne to study how a bio marker-based diagnosis can … Read more

A national survey of young women’s beliefs about quitting indoor tanning: implications for health communication messages

    Amy Bleakley, Amy Jordan, Morgan E Ellithorpe, DeAnn Lazovich, Sara Grossman, Karen Glanz Translational Behavioral Medicine, ibx007, Published: March 15, 2018 Indoor tanning is a risk factor for skin cancer, particularly among young, white women. Our researchers found that persuasive health messages that … Read more

Wearable Devices as Facilitators, Not Drivers, of Health Behavior Change

Despite the latest trend in technology and weight loss, new research by PRC researchers reveals that wearable tracking devices are not extremely effective in changing users’ behaviors. Although these devices have potential, researchers say there are significant challenges.   Patel, … Read more