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Number of New York City medical school applicants increasing

Number of New York City medical school applicants increasing

September 25, 2013


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Enrollment in New York City’s medical schools is increasing, and because of this, the Associated of American Medical Colleges projected a physician shortage in coming years. “New York’s health care landscape is changing rapidly due to an aging population, rising costs and policy changes at th...

NYU School of Medicine uses toenail clippings for chemical exposure study

NYU School of Medicine uses toenail clippings for chemical exposure study

April 3, 2013


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For a study of the extent of exposure to a toxic chemical leaked from a tank in a Garfield, N.J. factory 30 years ago, scientists have asked city residents to contribute their toenail clippings for analysis. The study will be conducted by scientists from the NYU School of Medicine, who explained t...

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