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May 7, 2011 - 8:00pm

The time it takes to get treated at emergency rooms in the U.S. is on the rise, but hospitals are trying new methods to reduce the wait. Taking nonurgent patients out of the ER only addresses one cause of the overcrowding that leads to longer...

May 5, 2011 - 8:00pm

Rachel Brem, M.D., professor of Radiology in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, discusses cutting-edge technologies available at GW that can help detect breast cancer earlier.

May 2, 2011 - 8:00pm

New research from Michael Irwig, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, shows some men can have persistent sexual side effects lasting five years after they stop taking the drug finasteride, commonly...

April 27, 2011 - 8:00pm

In an op-ed, Katherine Chretien, M.D., associate professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, discusses her concerns about kids playing tackle football, based on mounting medical evidence of repetitive head trauma causing...

April 5, 2011 - 8:00pm

A growing number of health care institutions are adopting attitudes and programs integrating spirituality and medicine. Christina Puchalski, M.D. '94, RESD '97, professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, says...

March 31, 2011 - 8:00pm

The drug company criticized for increasing the price of a pregnancy drug from $20 to $1,500 per dose announced that it's cutting the price by more than half. John Larsen, M.D., professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the School of Medicine...

March 29, 2011 - 8:00pm

The threat of dengue fever and the prevalence of parasitic infections are realities for tens of thousands of people in the United States. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology,...

March 27, 2011 - 8:00pm

For decades, analysts at the Central Intelligence Agency and the Department of Defense have compiled psychological assessments of hostile leaders like Muammar el-Qaddafi of Libya and Kim Jong-il of North Korea. This type of political profile is...

March 22, 2011 - 8:00pm

Congress is threatening to cut more than a billion dollars for community health clinics, a move that would force centers across the country to cut back many services. If people cannot access good primary care, they are more likely to go to the...

March 20, 2011 - 8:00pm

Despite the popularity of health applications, or "apps," for mobile phones, there has been little research on how well apps work, or if they comply with known public health guidelines on how to change people's behaviors. Text-...