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NYU Dentistry Awarded $13 Million to Study Cavity Prevention

NYU Dentistry Awarded $13 Million to Study Cavity Prevention

By Patrick Pauley, Contributing writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under News, University News

A team of two NYU Dental Researchers has just been awarded to $13 million to study cavity prevention. The team will focus their study on predominately Hispanic communities in the Bronx.

Inaccurate Medical Journalism Produces False Positives

Inaccurate Medical Journalism Produces False Positives

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

People with limited health literacy skills are often misinformed about the body and of disease, leading to a misunderstanding of the relationship between lifestyle factors like diet and exercise and various health outcomes.

Needle Exchanges Are Model of Good Drug Policy

Needle Exchanges Are Model of Good Drug Policy

By Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The needle exchange program demonstrates a more effective drug policy, one that places treatment and care ahead of punishment and elimination.

MedPilot

By Kendall Levison, Features Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Elevator pitch MedPilot wants to change the way patients pay for healthcare. The company identified two main issues with medical billing: patients often never see the bills, and bills can also be too high for patients to afford. Instead of getting statements through the mail, MedPilot sends their ...

$200k Grant to NYUCN Gives Chance for Older Citizens to Find Home

$200k Grant to NYUCN Gives Chance for Older Citizens to Find Home

By Suhana Jagadesan, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU College of Nursing students are providing home visits to high-risk older adults living in NYU housing and the surrounding community.

GSOC negotiates tentative contract with NYU administration

GSOC negotiates tentative contract with NYU administration

By Marita Vlachou and Alanna Bayarin

March 10, 2015


Filed under News

Negotiators from NYU and the union for graduate employees met to discuss a new contract for graduate student TAs.

NYU dentistry helps Give Kids a Smile

NYU dentistry helps Give Kids a Smile

By Katherine Stein, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2015


Filed under News

NYUCD and NYC public advocate Letitia James launched the "Give Kids A Smile" Initiative.

Panel debates U.S. health care policy

Panel debates U.S. health care policy

December 3, 2013


Filed under News

  Almost 50 students gathered to hear an interdisciplinary health care discussion sponsored by the College of Arts and Science’s College Cohort Program’s Academic Inquiry Committee. The panel discussion, which took place Dec. 2, included perspectives on universal health care...

Turn online support into real social change

Turn online support into real social change

December 17, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In the wake of the horrific tragedy that took place in Newtown, Conn. on the morning of Friday, Dec. 14, Americans have taken to social media to argue about the best way to prevent similar tragedies in the future. The overwhelming opinion seems to beviagra canada that rather than focusing on the highly contenti...

Framing the issue: health care

Framing the issue: health care

October 26, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

Whether it is an issue now or when you are older, health care affects you as a student soon entering the workforce. Whether Obama stays in office or Romney takes the White House, your method of receiving affordable and accessible medical care will rely heavily on the outcome on Election Day. STUDENTS AND THE...

NYU professor receives research grant for dental program

NYU professor receives research grant for dental program

October 22, 2012


Filed under News

Mary Northridge, assistant professor of epidemiology and health promotion at NYU’s College of Dentistry, was awarded a five-year, $3.7 million grant to continue her research on how the elderly in low-income, racial and ethnic communities in New York City access oral healthcare. The National Institute...