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Jonathan Feldman Participates in NIH-Funded Study Comparing Asthma Prevalence Among Latino Children

Aug 31, 2009 — Dr. Jonathan Feldman, assistant professor at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, is the co-recipient of a $2.5 million grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine to study ethnic disparities in childhood asthma. The grant is shared with researchers at Arizona State University. Research will

Low Levels of Vitamin D Could Place Millions of Children at Risk for High Blood Pressure

Seven out of 10 U.S. children have low levels of vitamin D, raising their risk of bone and heart disease, according to a study of over 6,000 children by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The striking findings suggest that vitamin D deficiency could place millions of children at risk for high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease. The study is published today in the online version of Pediatrics.

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