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“There have been several studies showing that an earlier diagnosis of breast cancer below the age of 50 can potentially increase the risk for melanoma — the most dangerous of all skin cancers — up to 40 to 50% compared to those without breast cancer,” said Dr. Adam Friedman, professor and chair…

The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences and Medi-Corps Program brought their Immersive Learning Center to West Potomac Tuesday morning.

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is recruiting participants for the final stage of a clinical trial to evaluate two Omicron-specific vaccines. The study, known as the COVID-19 Variant Immunologic Landscape (COVAIL) trial, is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and…

At a moment when the global COVID-19 pandemic is finally loosening its grip on the public consciousness as an object of existential dread, a new fear has swept in to supplant it: nuclear annihilation. Assistant Professor Amir Afkhami, MD, from the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences…

Washington, D.C., leaders and representatives from Universal Health Services, the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), cut the ribbon on a new Cedar Hill Urgent Care Center, part of the broader $403 million project that…

The George Washington University Institute for Spirituality (GWish) recently announced the recipients of five $100,000 grants in support of demonstration projects to develop and implement interprofessional spiritual care models that can be tested in multiple health settings.

Every day in the nearly 20 years she practiced medicine at George Washington University, Seema P. Kakar, saw the impact of unhealthy eating in her patients living with diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney disease and other chronic diseases.

Second-Year Medical Student Cecilia Velarde De La Via discusses the health care experience for members of the Hispanic community and the significance of Hispanic Heritage Month to her.

The opinion piece written by Leigh A. Frame discusses passing new legislation requiring providers to incorporate nutritional education into healthcare.

GW Professor Dr. David Diemert talks about the MonkeyPox Vaccine trial at GW.