News Archives

November 21, 2010

Recent events in Haiti illustrate the urgent need for countries to stockpile and distribute cholera vaccines. Dr. Peter Hotez emphasizes this need in a commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine.

November 18, 2010

Dr. Daniel Lieberman from The George Washington University is available to comment on alcohol abuse as it relates to alcoholic energy drinks such as Four Loko.

November 18, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration recently asked that the popular painkillers Darvon and Darvocet be removed from the U.S. marketplace.

November 17, 2010

WASHINGTON – The GW Cancer Institute (GWCI) at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences has joined forces with Banca Civica, a financial institution from Spain pioneering the innovative concept of civic banking, to fight cancer in Washington, D.C.

November 16, 2010

Dr. Peter Hotez from The George Washington University is available to comment on the recent outbreak of cholera and the confirmed cases in the Dominican Republic and Florida.

November 15, 2010

The District government plans to ask the city's private doctors how much they know about HIV/AIDS as part of an effort to urge them to offer routine screenings for the disease.

November 14, 2010

A number of college students have been hospitalized recently after drinking Four Loko, but students at the University of Maryland, College Park, say they're aware of the drink's effects and know their own limits.

November 12, 2010

The race to develop a vaccine against dengue fever may be getting a little closer to the finish line. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G.