To call the connection James D. Griffin, M.D., has with UT Southwestern and Parkland Memorial Hospital lifelong is no exaggeration. Dr. Griffin was born at Parkland in 1958, when the labor and delivery ward was still segregated. More than six decades later, his colleagues at that hospital elected him President of the medical staff – the first Black physician to earn the honor.
Navigating tax season can be a source of stress for many individuals. Virginia Tech finance expert Jesse Lineberry shares ways to stay ahead on tax season to avoid being overwhelmed as the April 15 deadline approaches. Get organized early. “With so many details to account for it’s essential to retrieve all information from previous employers and bankers,” said Lineberry.
Alexander Gabbin, a director and professor of accounting at James Madison University, was one of the founding members of the NBMBAA and served as the treasurer for the 1970 conference, one of many accomplishments in his distinguished career.
Testing wastewater to assess the spread of the COVID-19 virus became common and well-publicized during the pandemic, but it has been focused mostly on urban areas.
The 2024 presidential election is in full swing. As President Joe Biden is set to cruise to the Democratic nomination and former President Donald Trump is likely poised to receive the Republican nomination, 2024 is setting up to be a rematch of 2020.
University of Miami international relations specialists discuss the roots of the Houthi movement, their motivations, and the menace they pose.
Two hard-to-match transplant patients 250 miles apart are starting 2024 on a new path to healthy lives.
Elvira de Mejia, professor of food science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), investigates the health benefits of dark, white, milk, and even Valentine’s Day chocolates.
Lent in the Church of Norway is a period of 40 days, beginning on Ash Wednesday an ending on Easter Saturday. The Sundays during this period are not considered days of fasting.
UMD Smith expert explains the wave of tech job layoffs as a sign of a broader, labor market shift to where “humans need to recalibrate and capitalize on strengths beyond pure intelligence—like intuition, empathy, creativity, emotion and people skills.”
On Valentine’s Day, people celebrate their relationships with friends, family, or a significant other. Often, the expression of affection involves monetary expenditures. Jadrian Wooten, a Virginia Tech professor in the Department of Economics, provides valuable insight on effectively managing a budget around the holiday. “People should start by determining a realistic amount they can afford to spend on gifts, activities, or experiences for their loved ones,” said Wooten.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, you may be planning to enjoy some chocolates and candies. While these sweet treats delight us, they can pose significant risks to our pets. Understanding what’s enjoyable for us but might be harmful for our furry friends is important during this sweet holiday. “As pet owners, we understand how tempting it can be to share treats with your pets.
The ‘5 Love Languages’ popularized by Gary Chapman often get brought up when discussing relationships, but this Valentine’s Day one Virginia Tech psychologist suggests taking a different approach to fostering and nurturing high-quality, loving relationships. To understand Louis Hickman’s perspective, it’s important to also understand the love languages.
In collaboration with Catherine Shea, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory at the Tepper School of Business, the research provides commentary on why women’s representation in influential roles remains low.
Cheen Loo, professor and chair of pediatric dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, offers advice on dental care for young children
Robots in warehouses and even around our houses struggle to identify and pick up objects if they are too close together, or if a space is cluttered.
Victorious over the many booby traps that guarded his older brother’s bedroom, a 17-year-old Kwame Dawes perched on the edge of his sibling’s neatly made bed and relaxed as the rhythms of a new Bob Marley and the Wailers album flowed from the record player.
All eyes may not be on the field at Super Bowl LVIII. A web of rumors and conspiracies are swirling around this year’s game.
Michigan State University experts are available to discuss what makes a great Super Bowl commercial, how the NFL and brands use the Super Bowl to connect with consumers and the significance of the league’s investment in Black halftime performers signifies.
ما هي الخطوات التي يمكنك اتخاذها بخلاف اتباع نظام غذائي صحي وممارسة الرياضة بهدف تحسين صحة قلبك؟ في هذا التنببه، تجيب جوشيا وامل، دكتورة الطب، الحاصلة على الدكتوراه، طبيبة القلب في مايو كلينك هيلثكير في لندن، على هذا السؤال وغيره من الأسئلة.
High-risk pregnancy specialists from Cedars-Sinai will share their research findings at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine 2024 Pregnancy Meeting, Feb.10-14, in National Harbor, Maryland.
The latest episode of the University of Chicago podcast Big Brains features leading legal scholar William Baude discussing his argument that former President Trump is barred from holding office under Section 3 of the 14th amendment.
Diane Calello, Executive and Medical Director of the New Jersey Poison Control Center,at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, is available to discuss the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report warning that readily purchased tianeptine products (marketed as “Neptune’s Fix”) might contain synthetic cannabis.
For Black History Month, Hackensack Meridian Health offers experts on some of the reasons behind higher cancer rates in the Black community and how to reverse the trends.
Cardiologists and cardiac and vascular surgeons from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are available for interviews throughout February to discuss heart-related topics, including the latest advances in research and patient care.
According to recent data, bird populations in North America have declined by approximately 2.9 billion birds, a loss of more than one in four birds since 1970. Experts say this bird loss will continue to grow unless changes are made in our daily lives.
Meta, the parent company of social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, faces federal lawsuits from 42 states’ attorneys general asserting that the company intentionally crafted features to make children and teens become addicted to their products. Virginia Tech experts Mike Horning and Donna Wertalik offer their perspectives on what the lawsuits mean for social media companies and users.
For Gladys Tsao-Wu, MD, and Jennifer Chan, MD, reconstruction is as much about helping patients recover emotionally as it is about physical restoration. For over a decade, the two surgeons have been a team, helping breast cancer survivors in New Mexico.
While gradual changes to the teeth and mouth are still part of normal aging, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine experts say today’s dental medicine means older mouths can still be healthy mouths.
Georgia Trend magazine recognized Aoun, 27, as a member of the 2023 class of 40 Under 40 and placed his photo on the cover of the magazine as the youngest to receive this year’s recognition.
Elizabeth Chaffin PT, DPT, an assistant professor and the Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Physical Therapy at PCOM Georgia, offered her top five tips on preventing pickleball injuries and staying on the court longer.
Social media platforms are rife with skin care advice from a variety of sources, which can make it difficult to know how to approach the recommendations you find online. In recognition of National Healthy Skin Month this November, board-certified dermatologists are spotlighting unsafe skin care trends that they see on social media and elsewhere to help you keep your skin looking its best.
Since dental X-rays became commonplace some seven decades ago, dentists and hygienists have been draping their patients with protective gear to shield them from the possibility of radiation exposure to body parts other than the jaw. But experts in dental radiology at Tufts University say it’s time to hang up those lead aprons for good.
There are few things tastier than the crisp bite of a cold IPA…for now. A recent study published in the journal Nature Communications found the changing global climate may be affecting the flavor and cost of beer. A warmer and drier climate is expected to lower the yield of hops — the aromatic flowers of the Humulus lupulus plant that give beer its signature bitter flavor — in Europe up to 18 percent by 2050.
With summerlike temperatures on their way out and cooler temperatures moving in, homeowners may start to see more uninvited guests inside, particularly the brown marmorated stink bug. Virginia Tech experts say not only are these bugs a nuisance, they also pose an economic threat to farmers. But, there are some positives to having them around as well.
Diane Calello, Executive and Medical Director of the New Jersey Poison Center, is available to discuss safety measures parents should take during Halloween.
Thomas Holt is a professor and the director of on-campus master’s programs for the School of Criminal Justice in Michigan State University’s College of Social Science. Holt shares tips to help you reduce the risk of identity theft or scams as you begin holiday shopping.
October is peak season for admiring fall foliage and soon those leaves will begin to fall, if they haven’t already done so. Before you start to clean them up, Virginia Tech turf experts suggest that you try a different approach instead of bagging and tossing.
Researchers from Tufts University explain how our heart and arteries change as we get older and why women and men have different rates of cardiovascular disease
Halloween is a special and spooky time of the year filled with costumes, candy and trick-or-treating. As families prepare to celebrate, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center experts are available for interviews on a variety of topics and tips to help ensure a safe and fun Halloween season.
KINGSTON, R.I. – Oct. 4, 2023 – Growing up in Portland, Oregon, in a Quaker family, Joy Ellison got their first taste of protest rallies when they were 6 years old.Ellison, who joined the University of Rhode Island last fall as an assistant professor of gender and women’s studies, has been involved in social movements ever since.
Everyone has financial dreams for the future — from buying a home or taking a luxury vacation to paying for a child’s college education — but fulfilling those dreams takes money.
Sixty percent of patients with dementia on autopsy studies have cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) pathology. This episode discusses the relationship between CAA and epilepsy through the lens of a recent publication. Dr. Alina Ivaniuk talks with Dr. Brin Freund.
The new COVID-19 EG.5 variant is responsible for around 22% of current cases. The World Health Organization has classified it as a “variant of interest,” meaning countries should monitor it more closely than other strains — and cases have only increased in the past few weeks. Peter Gulick is an expert on infectious diseases, and he provides insight on what this new variant could mean and what you should know.
Dolores Cimini, a licensed psychologist and director of the Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research at the University at Albany and senior research scientist in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology.
Samuel Handwerger describes implications of Moore v. United States, a case before the Supreme Court that challenges the Mandatory Repatriation Tax provision of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Cedars-Sinai Cancer experts are available to discuss an uptick in breast cancer among younger patients and the innovative ways the academic medical center is treating breast cancer in diverse Southern California communities and beyond.
The “Barbie” buzz continues, even months after the blockbuster movie’s release. The box office record-breaking film now is available to rent or buy through various video on demand platforms, including Prime Video and Apple TV.
Bulldogs, pugs, and boston terriers all have one thing in common – their short snouts, and experts say as climate change worsens, they are going to suffer.
Marketing professor Mary Beth Furst explains why TKO has reason to believe that both WWE and UFC can complement each other to grow the overall market of viewers in the combat sports and entertainment space.