In Hot Topics posts, UConn experts comment on current events and issues unfolding in the news.
- September 29, 2014 Smoking Out the Facts in the E-cigarette Debate UConn Health psychologist Mark Litt discusses the pros and cons of e-cigs.
- September 17, 2014 An Independent Scotland: The Breakup of the UK? As the Scots prepare to vote on independence, history professor Christopher Clark discusses the possibility that the United Kingdom could break up.
- September 15, 2014 Genetic Screening and Breast Cancer Risk Two UConn Health genetic counselors discuss a recent call for much wider use of genetic screening for breast cancer.
- September 10, 2014 Memories, Memorials, and the 9/11 Museum The observation of one of the most significant events in American history offers time for reflection.
- September 9, 2014 Addressing the Global Impact of Violence on Children A family studies professor says intervention is needed at a very early age to avoid perpetuating the effects of war and other forms of violence.
- August 29, 2014 What’s Behind Grocery Store Sticker Shock? A UConn expert on food systems explains why shoppers may be in for a shock at the grocery store as they prepare for cookouts this Labor Day weekend.
- August 13, 2014 UConn Biologist on West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak Professor Kenneth Noll discusses the largest outbreak on record and why it is unlikely to spread to the U.S.
- August 11, 2014 Coping with Back-to-School Anxiety Child psychologist Golda Ginsburg offers tips on how to help your child make a smooth transition back to the classroom.
- August 4, 2014 Questions About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict UConn’s director of Middle East studies answers some key questions about the conflict between Israel and Hamas.
- July 15, 2014 The Pros and Cons of Going Gluten-Free UConn Health gastroenterologist Dr. Haleh Vaziri discusses the benefits and potential downsides of a gluten-free diet.
- July 1, 2014 The Heat Is On: Staying Safe in Summer Rebecca Stearns of UConn’s Korey Stringer Institute discusses ways to stay cool in the summer heat.