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Scientific American - What Climate Change Does to the Human Body
August 29, 2020 - 12:00am

Neelu Tummala, MD, clinical assistant professor of surgery, authored an op-ed for Scientific American on the impacts climate change has on the human body.

PBS NewsHour - How Pandemic Anxiety is Affecting Pregnant Women
August 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was quoted in an article from PBS NewsHour about how anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting pregnant women.

STAT - Using Telehealth to Revolutionize the Speed of Making Rare Disease Diagnoses
August 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Marshall Summar, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to STAT News for an article on how telehealth can help speed up the diagnosis of rare diseases.

The Hill - What to Know About Convalescent Plasma and COVID-19
August 26, 2020 - 12:00am

Jonathan Reiner, MD, professor of medicine, was quoted in an article from The Hill on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19.

HuffPost - Do CBD Beauty and Skin Care Products Really Work?
August 24, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to HuffPost for an article on the efficacy of CBD-infused beauty and skin care products.

Psychology Today - Already Got Election Anxiety? Here Are 4 Ways to Grapple
August 24, 2020 - 12:00am

Richard Cytowic, MD, clinical professor of neurology, authored an article for Psychology Today on how to deal with election anxiety.

CNN - Dr. Elmer Huerta volunteered for a coronavirus vaccine trial
August 22, 2020 - 12:00am

Elmer Huerta, MD, MPH, clinical professor of medicine and director of the Cancer Preventorium at GW Cancer Center, spoke to CNN for a segment on why he decided to volunteer for the Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial at GW.

HealthDay - Frequent Hand-Washing Tough on Those With Eczema
August 21, 2020 - 12:00am

Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of dermatology, spoke to HealthDay News for an article on the effects of frequent handwashing for people with eczema.

USA Today - 'Silent Spreaders' of COVID-19
August 20, 2020 - 12:00am

Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to USA Today for an article on growing evidence that children are not immune to COVID-19 and may even play a larger role in community spread than previously thought.

The Washington Post - Experts Are Cheering Michelle Obama's Openness About Hot Flashes
August 20, 2020 - 12:00am

Julia Frank, MD, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, spoke to The Washington Post about the stigma around talking about menopause.