Health and Medicine

University of Miami researchers applaud the scientific inquiry and access to reliable data that accompanies the legalization of cannabis—as four more states recently approved measures, and federal legislation to decriminalize it continues to progress.

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Persist, connect, adapt to build resiliency

Members of the University of Miami community share their ideas on how to persevere during the pandemic.

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Persist, connect, adapt to build resiliency

Members of the University of Miami community share their ideas on how to persevere during the pandemic.

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Persist, connect, adapt to build resiliency

Members of the University of Miami community share their ideas on how to persevere during the pandemic.

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Persist, connect, adapt to build resiliency

Members of the University of Miami community share their ideas on how to persevere during the pandemic.

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COVID-19 vaccine trials exhibit early success

Physicians at the Miller School of Medicine say that data show vaccines are highly effective against the coronavirus.

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COVID-19 vaccine trials exhibit early success

Physicians at the Miller School of Medicine say that data show vaccines are highly effective against the coronavirus.

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COVID-19 vaccine trials exhibit early success

Physicians at the Miller School of Medicine say that data show vaccines are highly effective against the coronavirus.

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Caribbean nations explore new ideas, directions to recover from pandemic

Caribbean experts assessed the coronavirus’s impact on the region in a webinar on Nov. 19 hosted by the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas.

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Caribbean nations explore new ideas, directions to recover from pandemic

Caribbean experts assessed the coronavirus’s impact on the region in a webinar on Nov. 19 hosted by the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas.

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Julio Frenk: Empowered WHO needed to battle pandemics

The University of Miami president called for increased cooperation, new powers for the World Health Organization, and transparency incentives as critical to manage and mitigate future health outbreaks.

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Julio Frenk: Empowered WHO needed to battle pandemics

The University of Miami president called for increased cooperation, new powers for the World Health Organization, and transparency incentives as critical to manage and mitigate future health outbreaks.

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Symposium to take the pulse of climate impacts on health

The Miller School of Medicine partners with the CLEO Institute on a virtual, three-day discussion and examination that begins on Nov. 19.

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Symposium to take the pulse of climate impacts on health

The Miller School of Medicine partners with the CLEO Institute on a virtual, three-day discussion and examination that begins on Nov. 19.

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Hearing test may detect autism in newborns

University of Miami and Harvard Medical School researchers are tweaking a standard hearing test to help detect autism at a very early age.

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Doctors share how they tackle pancreatic cancer at Sylvester

In the wake of game show host Alex Trebek’s passing, doctors at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, explain the ongoing research being performed to help treat pancreatic cancer patients.

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Miami Dolphins Foundation commits $75 million gift to Sylvester

The transformational gift, announced Tuesday, will continue to support research and treatment at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, South Florida’s only NCI-designated cancer center.

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The pandemic has been harmful to working women

University of Miami experts discuss the ramifications of COVID-19 and its influence on gender inequality in the labor force.

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The pandemic has been harmful to working women

University of Miami experts discuss the ramifications of COVID-19 and its influence on gender inequality in the labor force.

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Conference explores how to shape the health care industry

A Miami Herbert Business School event showcases experts expounding on the coronavirus’ impact and what changes may be coming down the road.

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Conference explores how to shape the health care industry

A Miami Herbert Business School event showcases experts expounding on the coronavirus’ impact and what changes may be coming down the road.

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Research shows COVID-19 has hit Hispanic communities hard

University of Miami experts discuss why Latinos are among a population that has been the most affected by the novel coronavirus.

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Research shows COVID-19 has hit Hispanic communities hard

University of Miami experts discuss why Latinos are among a population that has been the most affected by the novel coronavirus.

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Pandemic lays bare the harsh reality of inequities

University of Miami experts explain why COVID-19 has disproportionately affected marginalized populations.

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Pandemic lays bare the harsh reality of inequities

University of Miami experts explain why COVID-19 has disproportionately affected marginalized populations.

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Conference examines lessons learned from the pandemic

Experts weigh in on how to improve COVID-19 response and better prepare for future events across the Americas.

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Conference examines lessons learned from the pandemic

Experts weigh in on how to improve COVID-19 response and better prepare for future events across the Americas.

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University tests ‘game-changing’ COVID-19 breath analyzer

The University of Miami is serving as a pilot study site for a new, rapid coronavirus test that examines air droplets from a person’s breath.

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University tests ‘game-changing’ COVID-19 breath analyzer

The University of Miami is serving as a pilot study site for a new, rapid coronavirus test that examines air droplets from a person’s breath.

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Violence against women, children escalates during pandemic

During an online seminar Tuesday, experts explored ways in which the coronavirus has increased domestic violence in Latin America.

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Violence against women, children escalates during pandemic

During an online seminar Tuesday, experts explored ways in which the coronavirus has increased domestic violence in Latin America.

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