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Mount Sinai to Collaborate with Columbia Care on Medical Marijuana Research

The Mount Sinai Health System will work with Columbia Care LLC, a provider of medical marijuana, on research projects that evaluate the potential of related, experimental treatments.

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James Welsh, MD, Elected President of the American College of Radiation Oncology

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Loyola University Medical Center radiation oncologist James Welsh, MD, MS, was recently elected president of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO).

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Wake Forest experts on #GOP debates available to discuss 'Trump phenomenon,' evangelical voters and more

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Medicare to Pay Docs for End-of-Life Planning

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WashU Expert: DOJ report on St. Louis County Family Court raises new concerns about discrimination

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45 States Get F on Price Transparency Laws

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Tool Helps Public Health Agencies Prioritize Health Risks

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Public health agencies across the globe are challenged with preventing the spread of chronic diseases while dealing with limited funds and devastating budget cuts. Now, a researcher at the University of Missouri has applied the Public Health Index (PHI) model, a tool he designed that has been adopted by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, to help the Brazilian government identify and prioritize health risks affecting its population. Researcher Eduardo Simoes says if more public health agencies adopted this tool to identify top health risks associated with chronic diseases among their specific populations, limited funding for prevention efforts could be proportionately allocated.

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Pentagon Sends Select U.S. Army Personnel to McConnell Center for Training

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The University of Louisville is one of only two institutions to host the army's Strategic Army Broadening seminar, designed to develop next generation of army leaders.

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