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October 24, 2012 - 8:00pm

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ (SMHS) Doctoral Physical Therapy program and Physician Assistant program will be hosting a health and wellness expo for persons living with intellectual and...

October 22, 2012 - 8:00pm

WASHINGTON (Oct. 23, 2012)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 280 people now have meningitis caused by taking contaminated drugs sold by a compounding pharmacy that is under investigation. Federal authorities...

October 15, 2012 - 8:00pm

 WASHINGTON (Oct. 16, 2012) – The GW Cancer Institute (GWCI) was awarded a $500,000 grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure to increase access to survivorship care for D.C.-area breast cancer survivors who have completed primary treatment. Thanks...

October 14, 2012 - 8:00pm

David Parenti, M.D., professor of medicine and director of the Traveler's Clinic, worked with The Washington Post to create an overview of the most common viruses and bacteria travelers experience and suggestions on how to avoid them.

October 5, 2012 - 8:00pm

Dawn.com, a Pakistani news source, featured Ferid Murad, M.D., university professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, as an example to young Pakistanis working in the food service industry.

October 4, 2012 - 8:00pm

James Griffith, M.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was featured in Psychiatric News for his program to help treat political refugees and train residents to work with these victims. Steven Wolin, M.D., clinical professor of...

October 4, 2012 - 8:00pm

Joseph Giordano, M.D., former chair of the Department of Surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the Alumni Achievement Award from the Jefferson Medical College Alumni Association for his...

October 3, 2012 - 8:00pm

Today, patients with precancerous lesions, or early-stage breast cancer are usually diagnosed after a mammography screening. This method of detection can lead to false-positives and overtreatment, since mammography cannot determine whether pre-...

September 30, 2012 - 8:00pm

In 1980, men and women who were diagnosed with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) had little to no hope of living long, full lives. Thanks to advances in science and medicine, this is no longer the case.

September 29, 2012 - 8:00pm

Samuel Potolicchio, M.D., professor of neurology, commented to BBC World Service on the use of brain-scanning technology to determine if someone is lying. The story was covered by WBEZ-FM in Chicago.