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December 24, 2010 - 7:00pm

The U.S. Institute of Medicine has increased the recommended levels of vitamin D that people need in order to stay healthy. Michael Irwig, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, says that while...

December 22, 2010 - 7:00pm

Giant African rats spotted hundreds of TB-positive sputum samples that a standard microscope test missed on first pass, researchers report in the December American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished...

December 19, 2010 - 7:00pm

A new analysis shows the presence of a probable carcinogen in the tap water of 31 cities across the country, raising questions about possible risks posed to consumers and how they can reduce their exposure. Lynn Goldman, M.D., M.P.H., says this...

December 19, 2010 - 7:00pm

As less invasive cosmetic treatments such as Botox come within financial reach for an increasing number of patients, concerns are growing about who is performing these procedures and whether they are being done safely. Lawrence Green, M.D.,...

December 14, 2010 - 7:00pm

The cholera outbreak in Haiti is part of a worldwide pandemic that began 50 years ago. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G. Ross Professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical...

December 11, 2010 - 7:00pm

In an op-ed published by the Los Angeles Times, Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health...

November 29, 2010 - 7:00pm

Following many large outbreaks of cholera in Haiti, sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and elsewhere, experts, including Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology,...

November 24, 2010 - 7:00pm

Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, along with colleagues Matthew Waldor of...

November 23, 2010 - 7:00pm

National Opt-Out Day, a protest ignited by new passenger-screening techniques at airports, appeared to fizzle as security lines moved smoothly with many passengers walking through full-body X-ray machines with few issues. Frank Cilluffo, director...

November 22, 2010 - 7:00pm

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered the manufacturers of Four Loko and many other alcoholic energy drinks to stop selling their products. The problems with Four Loko make a great opening for parents to talk with kids about the importance...