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BYU algorithm accurately predicts when teens likely to have suicidal thoughts, behavior

November 03, 2021
Researchers from Brigham Young University, Johns Hopkins and Harvard have created an algorithm that can predict suicidal thoughts and behavior among adolescents with 91% accuracy.


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Finding Joy and Hope in Public Health Work

April 20, 2021
A Q&A with the 2021 student commencement speaker
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Study: Kids eat more calories in post-game snacks than they burn during the game

February 25, 2020
Almost every parent knows the drill: When it’s your turn, you bring Capri Suns and Rice Krispies Treats to your child’s soccer game as a post-game snack. Whether you’re a parent that loves the tradition or despises it, new research shows how detrimental post-game treats are to a child’s health.
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As they continue march through NCAA tournament, soccer stars cherish role in life-saving BYU humanitarian program

November 20, 2019
Senior soccer stars Lizzy Braby and Rachel Lyman have played a major role in dozens of wins over their BYU career. But their biggest win to date came thousands of miles away as part of BYU's Rheumatic Relief program.
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E-bikes provide intense exercise, but it doesn’t feel like a workout

November 07, 2019
Participants in a new study hit elevated heart rates riding the same test loop on both e-mountain bikes and regular mountain bikes, suggesting that e-bikes can in fact be a good source of high-intensity exercise.
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Children who face adversity have better long-term health if they have enough positive childhood experiences too

By Sara Jane Aubrey
September 11, 2019
Previous studies found having adverse childhood experiences can lead to poor health outcomes later in life. New BYU research finds the antidote is to counter those with enough positive experiences.
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Inspired BYU grad a force against global disease

April 22, 2019
As a young girl growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, Moremi Hamblin saw her parents as prime examples of the difference an education can make in the quality of life.
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BYU study: Cancer passing heart disease as leading cause of death in more and more states

December 17, 2018
Trend shows U.S. on verge of epidemiologic transition
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Keep calm and carry on: Mothers with high emotional, cognitive control help kids behave

May 31, 2018
A new parenting study led by professor Ali Crandall finds that the greater emotional control and problem-solving abilities a mother has, the less likely her children will develop behavioral problems such as throwing tantrums or fighting.

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BYU researchers speeding up process of making vaccines

November 17, 2015
Researchers at BYU have devised a system to speed up the process of making life-saving vaccines for new viruses.

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