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Direct-to-Consumer Genomics: Harmful or Empowering?

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Thanks to recent scientific advances and plunging costs in genetic sequencing, consumers now can order inexpensive, mail-in genetic tests to learn more about health risks, inherited traits and ancestry. But, is it a good idea to bypass your...
23-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Growing Number of Teens Think Getting Heroin Is ‘Probably Impossible’

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How easy do adolescents think it is to get heroin? A Saint Louis University researcher examines how their perceptions have changed from 2002 to 2014.
20-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Measuring Pain: SLU Scientist Tests Possible Biomarkers

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Saint Louis University pharmacologist Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D., will use a $363,000 grant from The Mayday Fund to advance her work to understand pain in order to develop new painkillers, partnering with physicians who treat four debilitating...
16-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Former NFL Player Now a SLU Otolaryngology Resident

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Samkon Gado, M.D., a second-year resident in otolaryngology at Saint Louis University is a former NFL player.
3-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Volunteering Eases Veterans' Transition to Civilian Life

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Led by a Saint Louis University researcher, the first peer-reviewed and published national study of civic service among U.S. vets who served in Iraq and/or Afghanistan found volunteering improved their health and social life.
2-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

SLU Researchers Receive $416,000 to Further Work Toward Hepatitis B Cure

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Saint Louis University scientists aim to advance our understanding of how the hepatitis B virus replicates in order to develop a new drug that could cure the viral infection.
1-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Saint Louis University to Teach Skills to Intervene When Child Discipline Crosses the Line

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Should a bystander intervene if he or she sees an adult screaming at or hitting a child? Saint Louis University is studying how and when to take action.
18-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Think Beyond the Scale for a Plethora of Exercise Health Benefits, SLU Expert Says

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SLU professor of physical therapy Ethel Frese, DPT, shares many ways daily exercise contributes to good health and quality of life.
9-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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@SLU_official Prof Optimistic @TheJusticeDept Police Force Database Further Understanding of Complex Problem

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14-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Two Years After Ferguson, St. Louis Region Stares Down Toxic Stress as Presidential Candidates Debate

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6-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Winter Weather Woes: SLU Expert Offers Tips to Protect Your Skin

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Winter's arctic blast can wreak havoc on delicate skin. Nicole Burkemper, M.D., associate professor of dermatology at Saint Louis University, shares her tips for updating your skin regimen for the season.
8-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

SLU experts available to comment on #ZikaVirus

28-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST

SLU Public Health Expert, Former Homeland Security Official, Available to Comment on Zika Virus

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27-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

@SLUCare #Cancer Expert Suzanne Mahon Runs Hereditary Cancer Program at Saint Louis University Cancer Center; Screens for BRCA 1, 2 Genes

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24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Fore! Avoid Golf Injuries with Three Steps

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Staying healthy comes down to three things, says Mike Markee, PT, ATC, instructor of physical therapy and athletic training at Saint Louis University. Markee spent time on the senior PGA tour and developed exercise and fitness programs for golfers.
15-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

President Offers Best Worst Solution as Strategy for ISIS Defeat, Says SLU Expert

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11-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

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