PTSD and Heart Risk

Women with symptoms of PTSD are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke compared with women without PTSD, according to new research by epidemiologist Jennifer Sumner.

Supreme Justice

In a 6-3 decision, justices upheld federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. Watch Prof. Michael Sparer explain the case.

Red Hot for Research

Profs. Ian Lipkin and Mady Hornig take the Chili ME Challenge to support research into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. 

Climate and Health at White House

Kate Weinberger, Mailman's first PhD graduate from the Climate and Health program, contributes her expertise to White House climate summit.

Rejecting Medicaid Costs States Money

The 21 states that reject Medicaid expansion as part of the Affordable Care Act are saddled with costs from uncompensated care roughly equal to the cost of the expansion.

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The Biostatistics Enrichment Summer Training (BEST) Diversity Program introduces undergraduates from under-represented populations to research in the areas of biostatistics and cardiovascular and pulmonary disease.


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