Health and Medicine

Hansel Tookes, alumnus and assistant professor of medicine, will share his story of success at the Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium next week.

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High pollen levels hit Miami

If you live in Miami and have seasonal allergies, your sniffling and sneezing is a bit unusual for this time of year.

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High pollen levels hit Miami

If you live in Miami and have seasonal allergies, your sniffling and sneezing is a bit unusual for this time of year.

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High pollen levels hit Miami

If you live in Miami and have seasonal allergies, your sniffling and sneezing is a bit unusual for this time of year.

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High pollen levels hit Miami

If you live in Miami and have seasonal allergies, your sniffling and sneezing is a bit unusual for this time of year.

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A silent epidemic affects communities throughout the US

A University panel of experts will look at the possible prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder.

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A silent epidemic affects communities throughout the US

A University panel of experts will look at the possible prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder.

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A silent epidemic affects communities throughout the US

A University panel of experts will look at the possible prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder.

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Eye doctor leads the way to children’s clearer vision across the Caribbean

A University of Miami ophthalmologist is spearheading an effort to improve pediatric vision screenings in the Caribbean Basin.

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Eye doctor leads the way to children’s clearer vision across the Caribbean

A University of Miami ophthalmologist is spearheading an effort to improve pediatric vision screenings in the Caribbean Basin.

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In today’s world, stress is a daily companion

Two University of Miami experts offer a few solutions on how to cope and deal with stress, pointing out that self-care is the most significant step.

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In today’s world, stress is a daily companion

Two University of Miami experts offer a few solutions on how to cope and deal with stress, pointing out that self-care is the most significant step.

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New commission will investigate gender-based violence

Felicia Marie Knaul, director of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, will lead a new Lancet Commission that will examine gender-based violence and maltreatment of young people.

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New commission will investigate gender-based violence

Felicia Marie Knaul, director of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, will lead a new Lancet Commission that will examine gender-based violence and maltreatment of young people.

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Kolkata, India, faces a sugary dilemma

The documentary, “Sweet Malady,’’ by Professor Sanjeev Chatterjee, chronicles the life of a family in a city where one in five deals with diabetes and sweets are a cultural staple.

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A Miller School clinic takes care of human trafficking survivors

The THRIVE clinic, established in collaboration with Jackson Health System, is a “one-stop shop” providing comprehensive health care to victims of human trafficking.

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A unique course offers students lessons outside of the classroom

Doctor of Physical Therapy students learn directly from people with disabilities through a distinctive class, Integrated Sports and Leisure.

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Recent earthquakes may further traumatize Puerto Ricans

The destruction throughout portions of southwestern Puerto Rico brings back memories of the devastation of Hurricane Maria in 2017.

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Recent earthquakes may further traumatize Puerto Ricans

The destruction throughout portions of southwestern Puerto Rico brings back memories of the devastation of Hurricane Maria in 2017.

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Alumna gives back to her adopted Bahamas

A graduate of the Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Tara Conway Copper is volunteering at a health care clinic on Great Abaco Island.

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Alumna gives back to her adopted Bahamas

A graduate of the Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Tara Conway Copper is volunteering at a health care clinic on Great Abaco Island.

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Examining health care in Mexico

University of Miami President Julio Frenk, in a new book, argues that universal health care, provided in Mexico through a program known as Seguro Popular, is a human right.

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Examining health care in Mexico

University of Miami President Julio Frenk, in a new book, argues that universal health care, provided in Mexico through a program known as Seguro Popular, is a human right.

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University of Miami awarded harmful algal bloom research funding

Funding supports research on the human-health impacts of red tide and other harmful algal blooms.

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University of Miami awarded harmful algal bloom research funding

Funding supports research on the human-health impacts of red tide and other harmful algal blooms.

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Fighting a trafficking epidemic

Miller School of Medicine professor JoNell Potter testifies before a Congressional subcommittee on human trafficking.

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Fighting a trafficking epidemic

Miller School of Medicine professor JoNell Potter testifies before a Congressional subcommittee on human trafficking.

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The ‘double environmental injustice’ of climate change

As more hazardous hurricanes affect more disadvantaged populations, climate and public health experts raise their voices in alarm.

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The ‘double environmental injustice’ of climate change

As more hazardous hurricanes affect more disadvantaged populations, climate and public health experts raise their voices in alarm.

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‘All of Us’ research program marks successful first year

Led by the Miller School of Medicine, the southeast region has enrolled more than 14,000 volunteers in the national landmark study

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‘All of Us’ research program marks successful first year

Led by the Miller School of Medicine, the southeast region has enrolled more than 14,000 volunteers in the national landmark study

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