Health and Medicine

University students and staff and faculty members with direct links to the nation, which is struggling with a massive second wave of coronavirus infections, shed light on the situation.

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Doctors hope that teens will line up for COVID-19 vaccines

With the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine receiving emergency use authorization for children and teens 12 to 15 years old, the University of Miami’s Pediatric Mobile Clinic will begin offering the vaccine next week.

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Doctors hope that teens will line up for COVID-19 vaccines

With the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine receiving emergency use authorization for children and teens 12 to 15 years old, the University of Miami’s Pediatric Mobile Clinic will begin offering the vaccine next week.

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Doctors hope that teens will line up for COVID-19 vaccines

With the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine receiving emergency use authorization for children and teens 12 to 15 years old, the University of Miami’s Pediatric Mobile Clinic will begin offering the vaccine next week.

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Doctors hope that teens will line up for COVID-19 vaccines

With the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine receiving emergency use authorization for children and teens 12 to 15 years old, the University of Miami’s Pediatric Mobile Clinic will begin offering the vaccine next week.

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Chemists close in on greener method for making fertilizer

After adding a mechanical mixer and salts to their experiments, University of Miami researchers find a new way to convert a polluting gas into a key component of fertilizer—a discovery with implications in the fight against global warming.

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Chemists close in on greener method for making fertilizer

After adding a mechanical mixer and salts to their experiments, University of Miami researchers find a new way to convert a polluting gas into a key component of fertilizer—a discovery with implications in the fight against global warming.

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Chemists close in on greener method for making fertilizer

After adding a mechanical mixer and salts to their experiments, University of Miami researchers find a new way to convert a polluting gas into a key component of fertilizer—a discovery with implications in the fight against global warming.

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Groups’ priority: Providing relief for women, children who face violence

During a virtual event on Monday, a panel of researchers and advocates from non-governmental organizations discussed the ways that the voices of young victims can be heard, their experiences addressed, and policies drafted to provide help.

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Groups’ priority: Providing relief for women, children who face violence

During a virtual event on Monday, a panel of researchers and advocates from non-governmental organizations discussed the ways that the voices of young victims can be heard, their experiences addressed, and policies drafted to provide help.

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Colombians protest amid surge of coronavirus cases

Riots have broken out in several cities throughout the South American country as residents protest increasing poverty that has been worsened by the pandemic lockdown.

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Colombians protest amid surge of coronavirus cases

Riots have broken out in several cities throughout the South American country as residents protest increasing poverty that has been worsened by the pandemic lockdown.

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Health experts address vaccine hesitancy concerns

A trio of University of Miami medical leaders participated in a virtual town hall on Tuesday to educate and provide information about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Health experts address vaccine hesitancy concerns

A trio of University of Miami medical leaders participated in a virtual town hall on Tuesday to educate and provide information about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Doctors: Children need to receive required immunizations

To prepare for when children can receive a COVID-19 vaccine, pediatricians at the Miller School of Medicine say it is critical that kids get their routine shots.

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Battles being waged to overcome vaccine hesitancy

As more and more vaccines are being administered, the push is on to convince everyone to get protected. Eliminating barriers to health care and ramping up educational efforts are just some of the ways to get more people to get the shot, University of Miami researchers say.

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Experts examine health policy and politics in a pandemic world

Public health experts from the U.S. and Latin America, along with health industry representatives, convened to analyze the policy and politics relating to the pandemic as part of the “2021 Business of Health Care” conference, hosted by the Miami Herbert Business School.

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COVID-19 vaccines available on Coral Gables Campus for employees, students

The University’s COVID-19 vaccine site at the Herbert Wellness Center has a limited number of appointments available on Wednesday. The appointments, which must be scheduled through MyUHealthChart, are available to students, faculty, and staff.

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COVID-19 vaccines available on Coral Gables Campus for employees, students

The University’s COVID-19 vaccine site at the Herbert Wellness Center has a limited number of appointments available on Wednesday. The appointments, which must be scheduled through MyUHealthChart, are available to students, faculty, and staff.

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COVID-19 vaccination opt-in available to University students

UHealth has received a limited quantity of vaccines for distribution to University of Miami students beginning today. Those who are interested in receiving the vaccine must opt in through CaneLink as soon as possible.

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COVID-19 vaccination opt-in available to University students

UHealth has received a limited quantity of vaccines for distribution to University of Miami students beginning today. Those who are interested in receiving the vaccine must opt in through CaneLink as soon as possible.

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Many are confronting pandemic weight gain

Research has found that some individuals who followed lockdown restrictions gained up to 20 pounds during the past year. According to sociologists and other health experts, anxiety, fear, and sadness caused by social isolation contributed to the extra bulk.

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Many are confronting pandemic weight gain

Research has found that some individuals who followed lockdown restrictions gained up to 20 pounds during the past year. According to sociologists and other health experts, anxiety, fear, and sadness caused by social isolation contributed to the extra bulk.

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Mobile clinic takes vaccines to underserved areas

The UHealth Pediatric Mobile Clinic is now offering the COVID-19 inoculations to adult family members of their patients in disadvantaged communities throughout Miami-Dade County.

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Mobile clinic takes vaccines to underserved areas

The UHealth Pediatric Mobile Clinic is now offering the COVID-19 inoculations to adult family members of their patients in disadvantaged communities throughout Miami-Dade County.

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Public health leaders discuss steps needed to empower women

During a virtual dialogue held Thursday, panelists of the “Leading Women in Global Health: Equity and Health” forum focused on how the ongoing pandemic has impacted women in Latin America.

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Public health leaders discuss steps needed to empower women

During a virtual dialogue held Thursday, panelists of the “Leading Women in Global Health: Equity and Health” forum focused on how the ongoing pandemic has impacted women in Latin America.

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Health care conference explores the industry’s rebound

Two former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services secretaries and a range of influential leaders convene for the University of Miami’s “2021 The Business of Health Care” virtual conference on April 16 to address the sector’s recovery in the wake of the pandemic.

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Health care conference explores the industry’s rebound

Two former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services secretaries and a range of influential leaders convene for the University of Miami’s “2021 The Business of Health Care” virtual conference on April 16 to address the sector’s recovery in the wake of the pandemic.

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Medical experts discuss potential for COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Using “carrots rather than sticks” and encouraging “community immunity” over herd immunity were among the ideas raised by the health care professionals during the national conversation.

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Medical experts discuss potential for COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Using “carrots rather than sticks” and encouraging “community immunity” over herd immunity were among the ideas raised by the health care professionals during the national conversation.

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