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November 18, 2010 - 7:00pm

The Food and Drug Administration recently asked that the popular painkillers Darvon and Darvocet be removed from the U.S. marketplace. Mehul Desai, M.D., assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine in the School of Medicine...

November 15, 2010 - 7:00pm

The District government plans to ask the city's private doctors how much they know about HIV/AIDS as part of an effort to urge them to offer routine screenings for the disease. Jeremy Brown, M.D., associate professor of Emergency Medicine in...

November 14, 2010 - 7:00pm

A number of college students have been hospitalized recently after drinking Four Loko, but students at the University of Maryland, College Park, say they're aware of the drink's effects and know their own limits. Daniel Lieberman, M.D...

November 12, 2010 - 7:00pm

The race to develop a vaccine against dengue fever may be getting a little closer to the finish line. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and...

November 11, 2010 - 7:00pm

Pneumonia is the single leading killer of young children in the world, more than HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology,...

November 3, 2010 - 8:00pm

New research predicts that the U.S. obesity rate won't level off until it reaches at least 42 percent, in 2050. Scott Kahan, M.D., co-director of The George Washington University Weight Management Center, says that this new research is...

November 3, 2010 - 8:00pm

A new study on Alzheimer's disease shows that women end up bearing most of the burden. Ted Rothstein, M.D., associate professor of Neurology, says women are more affected because men have shorter lifespans.

November 2, 2010 - 8:00pm

The Transportation Security Administration recently announced plans to overhaul passenger and cargo screening methods in the wake of the bomb plot from Yemen. Frank Cilluffo, director of GW's Homeland Security Policy Institute, says that if...

October 29, 2010 - 8:00pm

Improvised explosives are the weapon of choice for terrorists and will continue to be a threat because they are so difficult to detect. The latest plot to place explosive devices on cargo planes may have been an attempt to sidestep increasing...

October 25, 2010 - 8:00pm

Health providers and aid groups have mobilized to combat outbreaks of cholera in Haiti and Nigeria. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine in the...