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April 07, 2011 Press Release

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences student-run Health, Education and Active Living (HEALing) Clinic will host the 2011 HEALing Clinic Auction on Wednesday, April 20 on the first floor of the Marvin Center. The Online Auction is now open and accepting bids. One hundred percent of the proceeds go directly to supporting the HEALing Clinic.

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April 06, 2011 Press Release

A Narrative Matters essay, written by Katherine Chretien, M.D., associate professor of Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was published in the April 2011 issue of Health Affairs.

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April 05, 2011 Faculty in the Media

A growing number of health care institutions are adopting attitudes and programs integrating spirituality and medicine. Christina Puchalski, M.D.

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April 03, 2011 Featured News

Move over, Surgery and Emergency Medicine. Primary Care is where the excitement is these days, a group of 20 students in GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences came to believe during a special hands-on event at the GW Hospital in January.

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March 31, 2011 Faculty in the Media

The drug company criticized for increasing the price of a pregnancy drug from $20 to $1,500 per dose announced that it's cutting the price by more than half.

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March 29, 2011 Faculty in the Media

The threat of dengue fever and the prevalence of parasitic infections are realities for tens of thousands of people in the United States.

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March 28, 2011 Press Release

Neglected infections of poverty are the latest threat plaguing the poorest people living in the Gulf Coast states and in Washington, D.C., according to Dr. Peter Hotez, Distinguished Research Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at The George Washington University and President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, in an editorial published in the open-access journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases on March 29th.

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March 27, 2011 Press Release

GW researchers have been awarded two grants from the McKesson Foundation as part of its Mobilizing for Health initiative, an initiative to improve the health of underserved populations with chronic diseases through the use of mobile-phone technology. The Mobilizing for Health grants, of up to $250,000 each, will support studies on diabetes care and management. GW researchers received two of the six grants awarded in a national competition.

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