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Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity Announces its 2024 Cohort

The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity U.S. + Global (AFHE), part of the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity (Mullan Institute), based at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, is proud to...
19-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Facebook's design makes it unable to control misinformation

In a new study, researchers analyze the world’s largest social media platform and its efforts to remove Covid-19 vaccine misinformation during the pandemic.
15-Sep-2023 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Social Media May Be Used to Combat COVID Vaccine Hesitancy in Nigeria

A social media campaign launched in 2022 helped encourage some Nigerians to roll up their sleeves for a COVID vaccine, according to a study published today in PLOS ONE.
14-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tests Find Many Popular Omega 3 Supplements Are Rancid

Many consumers buying over-the-counter omega-3 fatty acid supplements may be getting rancid pills, according to a new study published today by researchers at the George Washington University.
15-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Unionized Nursing Homes 78% More Likely to Report Workplace Injury and Illness Data to OSHA

Nursing homes that unionize are more likely to report workplace injury and illness data to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a new study published today in the journal Health Affairs says.
5-Sep-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Obesity experts spotlight safety gap in clinical trials and drug labeling for people with obesity

A new opinion piece published in Health Affairs Forefront raises questions around current approaches to assess drug safety and effectiveness in people with obesity.
30-Aug-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

"The Israeli Override Clause: Threatening the Health in All Policies Approach"

On July 24, 2023, Israel's Parliament sanctioned a substantial amendment to the Basic Law, prompting apprehensions regarding power equilibrium and its potential influence on public well-being. In response, a coalition of prominent Israeli and global...
10-Aug-2023 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

[VIDEO] Dogs With Less Complex Facial Markings Found to Be More Expressive in their Communication with Humans

New study explores the relationship between a canine’s facial appearance and how expressive they appear to be when communicating with their human companions.
7-Aug-2023 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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