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Radiation therapy effective against deadly heart rhythm – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Standard cancer treatment offers hope to severely ill heart patients Matt Miller Clifford Robinson, MD, (right) and Phillip Cuculich, MD, have developed a noninvasive radiation therapy approach to treating ventricular tachycardia, a deadly heart arrhythmia. Visual and electrical maps of the heart help direct a beam of radiation at the heart… Read More »

Black Leaders Denounce Juul’s $7.5 Million Gift to Medical School

Earlier this month, Meharry Medical College, a 143-year-old historically black institution in Tennessee, proudly announced that it had received the second-largest grant in its history — $ 7.5 million to start a center to study public health issues that affect African-Americans. But the gift has prompted a vehement backlash from African-American health experts and activists… Read More »

Principals who endured school shootings turn to each other to cope

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the days after a teenager shot and killed three fellow students at Ohio’s Chardon High School in 2012, then-Principal Andy Fetchik remembers getting a call from someone who knew just what he was experiencing. It was Frank DeAngelis, the principal of Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, during the deadly 1999… Read More »