Health and Medicine

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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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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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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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center earns prestigious National Cancer Institute designation

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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Students gain valuable research experience

Computer savvy students from colleges around the country spent the summer with science professors across the university to bolster their research capabilities.

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Opening pop-up health clinics in Jamaica

After switching careers from film to nursing, School of Nursing and Health Studies student Andrea Leiner goes ‘off the grid’ in Jamaica and strengthens her passion.

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Healthy dieting tips for the summer

Registered dietitian Stephanie Sanchez shares realistic, healthy ways to get you on track and headed towards your summer weight and fitness goals.

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Healthy dieting tips for the summer

Registered dietitian Stephanie Sanchez shares realistic, healthy ways to get you on track and headed towards your summer weight and fitness goals.

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Invisible threats in the water

UM experts share some ways to avoid water-borne illnesses this summer.

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Invisible threats in the water

UM experts share some ways to avoid water-borne illnesses this summer.

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A clinic without walls aims to conquer HIV/AIDS

As the nation observes National HIV Testing Day today, the University of Miami’s street-based, rapid-HIV testing program holds the promise of becoming a model for reaching at-risk communities.

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A clinic without walls aims to conquer HIV/AIDS

As the nation observes National HIV Testing Day today, the University of Miami’s street-based, rapid-HIV testing program holds the promise of becoming a model for reaching at-risk communities.

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Simulating disaster to train humanitarians

In the first course of its kind on a college campus, faculty, staff, and students will learn if they have the right stuff—and skills—to respond to future disasters.

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Simulating disaster to train humanitarians

In the first course of its kind on a college campus, faculty, staff, and students will learn if they have the right stuff—and skills—to respond to future disasters.

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New study identifies molecular aging ‘midlife crisis’

A new study led by Miller School professor Dr. Claes Wahlestedt observes that key molecular programs known to promote longevity do not last beyond midlife.

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New study identifies molecular aging ‘midlife crisis’

A new study led by Miller School professor Dr. Claes Wahlestedt observes that key molecular programs known to promote longevity do not last beyond midlife.

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Hurricane-ready responders

The School of Nursing and Health Studies is preparing undergraduates to be front-line first responders after hurricanes and other disasters.

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Hurricane-ready responders

The School of Nursing and Health Studies is preparing undergraduates to be front-line first responders after hurricanes and other disasters.

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University forms new center to battle Miami's HIV epidemic

Behavioral scientists establish a new mental health research center at the University of Miami to halt Miami's AIDS epidemic.

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University forms new center to battle Miami's HIV epidemic

Behavioral scientists establish a new mental health research center at the University of Miami to halt Miami's AIDS epidemic.

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