Health and Medicine

Miller School of Medicine students are visiting barbershops to offer free health screenings to African-American men who otherwise might not seek health care.

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Providing mental health information to the students

University of Miami and Miami Dade County Public Schools educators say bringing mental health information directly to students in the classroom is a positive step.

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Providing mental health information to the students

University of Miami and Miami Dade County Public Schools educators say bringing mental health information directly to students in the classroom is a positive step.

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Providing mental health information to the students

University of Miami and Miami Dade County Public Schools educators say bringing mental health information directly to students in the classroom is a positive step.

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Providing mental health information to the students

University of Miami and Miami Dade County Public Schools educators say bringing mental health information directly to students in the classroom is a positive step.

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The weakness behind the green light for red meat

Dr. Carl E. Orringer, director of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, urges the public to read the new recommendations on red-meat consumption before following them.

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The weakness behind the green light for red meat

Dr. Carl E. Orringer, director of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, urges the public to read the new recommendations on red-meat consumption before following them.

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The weakness behind the green light for red meat

Dr. Carl E. Orringer, director of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, urges the public to read the new recommendations on red-meat consumption before following them.

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Your favorite flu shot excuse might be a myth

Student Health Service dispels five common misconceptions about the influenza vaccine so that students, faculty, and staff can take charge of their health ahead of flu season.

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Your favorite flu shot excuse might be a myth

Student Health Service dispels five common misconceptions about the influenza vaccine so that students, faculty, and staff can take charge of their health ahead of flu season.

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Coping with disaster

University of Miami experts discuss the potential mental health impacts in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian.

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Coping with disaster

University of Miami experts discuss the potential mental health impacts in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian.

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Lecture series at the School of Nursing and Health Studies

The Fall Lecture series explores topics on accelerated resolution therapy treatments, pain management, and psychological stressor solutions.

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Lecture series at the School of Nursing and Health Studies

The Fall Lecture series explores topics on accelerated resolution therapy treatments, pain management, and psychological stressor solutions.

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Using technology to detect autism sooner

UM psychology and engineering professors are collaborating to create a program that evaluates children for autism using digital data.

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The mysterious vaping illness

As respiratory illnesses connected to electronic smoking products surge, University of Miami epidemiologist Denise Vidot is alarmed that e-cigarette use is outpacing research on the devices.

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Drinking water challenges on the rise

University of Miami professors who study water treatment and civil engineering say that water contamination issues point to human error.

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Is Newark the next Flint?

University of Miami experts in health geography, law, and public health weigh in on some of the issues surrounding the water-contamination crisis in New Jersey’s largest city.

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Is Newark the next Flint?

University of Miami experts in health geography, law, and public health weigh in on some of the issues surrounding the water-contamination crisis in New Jersey’s largest city.

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Mosquitoes now a year-round threat to Miami-Dade County

A new study shows that mosquitos in South Florida are making urban neighborhoods a permanent home.

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Mosquitoes now a year-round threat to Miami-Dade County

A new study shows that mosquitos in South Florida are making urban neighborhoods a permanent home.

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Nick Buoniconti, co-founder of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, passes away

Following a devastating spinal cord injury to his son, Marc, in 1985, Buoniconti, a longtime UM trustee, became a driving force dedicated to finding a cure to spinal cord injuries.

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Nick Buoniconti, co-founder of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, passes away

Following a devastating spinal cord injury to his son, Marc, in 1985, Buoniconti, a longtime UM trustee, became a driving force dedicated to finding a cure to spinal cord injuries.

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How do you get up from a chair?

A University of Miami study is comparing equipment that could help the elderly measure muscle power and velocity, and keep their balance when sitting and standing.

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How do you get up from a chair?

A University of Miami study is comparing equipment that could help the elderly measure muscle power and velocity, and keep their balance when sitting and standing.

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Sylvester the new ‘crown jewel’ helping to fight the war on cancer

With the new NCI designation announced Monday, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center will continue its dedicated commitment to clinical care, research, and community outreach.

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Sylvester the new ‘crown jewel’ helping to fight the war on cancer

With the new NCI designation announced Monday, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center will continue its dedicated commitment to clinical care, research, and community outreach.

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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute ranked No. 1 again; UHealth ENT jumps to No. 9

This is the 18th time that Bascom Palmer has received the No. 1 ranking, while the Department of Otolaryngology moved into the top 10.

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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute ranked No. 1 again; UHealth ENT jumps to No. 9

This is the 18th time that Bascom Palmer has received the No. 1 ranking, while the Department of Otolaryngology moved into the top 10.

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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center receives prestigious distinction

Sylvester joins a highly select group as one of only two NCI-designated cancer centers in the state of Florida, and one of just 71 across the nation.

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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center receives prestigious distinction

Sylvester joins a highly select group as one of only two NCI-designated cancer centers in the state of Florida, and one of just 71 across the nation.

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