Kai Holder, a fourth-year medical student, and Sydney Love Cush, a second-year medical student, have been named 2023-2024 Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows.
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Black residents living in highly segregated neighborhoods have significantly shortened life expectancies, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Recent and long-term marijuana use is linked to changes in the human genome, a new Northwestern Medicine study published in Molecular Psychiatry has found.
Pregnant people who report feeling unsafe in their neighborhoods are more likely to experience depression during pregnancy and have a baby with low birth weight, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing convened scientists, policymakers, community organizations and LGBTQ+ community members to discuss the inclusion and advancement of LGBTQ+ individuals in STEM fields for its annual State of Sexual and Gender Minority Health Symposium, held in Washington, D.C..
Salt substitutes may be effective in lowering blood pressure and reducing cardiovascular events in residents of elderly care facilities, according to a recent multi-center study published in Nature Medicine.
Precious Akanyirige, a fourth-year student in the MD/MPH degree program, has been awarded the 2023 Excellence in Public Health Award, given by the U.S. Public Health Service.
Focus on age, not weight, to capture the greatest number of people in all racial and ethnic groups with prediabetes and diabetes, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
A Northwestern resident physician has argued for the creation of a new federal department to lead a national “decarceration” program.
Consuming certain types of alcohol over long periods of time as well as binge drinking both speed up biological aging, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.