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February 11, 2013 - 12:00am

The George Washington University Institute of Spirituality and Health (GWISH) convened an international consensus conference to develop recommendations on integrating spirituality into health care systems worldwide.

February 6, 2013 - 4:17pm

Lakhmir Chawla, M.D., associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine, and colleagues, validated the effectiveness of the two novel biomarkers in 740 critically ill patients and compared their performance with other biomarkers,...

February 6, 2013 - 12:00am

George Washington University experts are available to comment on heart health related stories.

January 25, 2013 - 7:00pm

A new strain of norovirus, originating from Australia, is now circulating in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 140 outbreaks have been caused by this new Sydney stomach virus since September....

January 23, 2013 - 7:00pm

A study led by Robert G. Hawley, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of anatomy and regenerative biology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, may help predict which patients with multiple myeloma...

January 9, 2013 - 7:00pm

Experts at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School of Public Health and Health Services are available to comment on media stories relating to this year's unusually early and severe flu outbreak.

January 6, 2013 - 12:00am

In an opinion editorial published by The Washington Post's Capital Business, Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D., dean of GW SMHS, and co-authors Howard J. Federoff, executive vice president and executive dean of the Georgetown University Medical Center, and...

January 3, 2013 - 7:00pm

Research out of the George Washington University, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals another piece of the puzzle in a genetic developmental disorder that causes behavioral diseases such as autism....

December 21, 2012 - 7:00pm

Each holiday season there are health issues such as stress, depression, nutrition and dietary concerns, and safety. George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) experts are available to comment on holiday health...

December 17, 2012 - 7:00pm

A viewpoint in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) discusses the issue of iodine deficiency in pregnant women in the U.S. and the potential negative health implications for both mothers and their children from this...