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NY University offers free tuition for all medical students

NY University offers free tuition for all medical students

By taking tuition costs off the table, NYU Associate Dean of Admissions Rafael Rivera said he hopes to level the playing field for students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds. Langone Health, told The New York Times . The school will refund out-of-pocket tuition payments already made for the current year, and return loans students may have taken out.



One Park, One Day, 41 Overdoses

The majority of people overdosed on suspected synthetic marijuana at the CT city park and another two people nearby fell ill with similar symptoms around 8 a.m. One crew of emergency responders treated nine victims within one hour, Alston told reporters. The patients were taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital and St.


Vaping Shown to Cause Chronic Lung Disease, Like Smoking

Vaping Shown to Cause Chronic Lung Disease, Like Smoking

Some of the effects of vaping are similar to those seen in cigarette smokers and people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), they said. According to Thickett, the vapour produced by an e-cigarette boosts the production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key protective cells in the lung that keep the air spaces clear of potentially harmful particles.


Aurora woman diagnosed with West Nile virus, health officials say

Aurora woman diagnosed with West Nile virus, health officials say

Public health officials say two MA municipalities have mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile virus. In 2018 there have been five reported cases of human West Nile virus in Ontario; none of which were from the Algoma district. An Aurora woman has been diagnosed with West Nile virus, according to the DuPage County Health Department. Experts say best way to avoid West Nile is to avoid being bitten: Wear loose-fitting, light colored, trousers and long sleeves; be outside at dusk and ...



More Than 70 Overdoses In New Haven Spark Drug Investigation

Most were treated at local hospitals, though at least five refused to be transported. CT police have made multiple arrests in connection with 76 overdose cases at a New Haven park. Kathryn Hawk, an emergency medicine physician and professor at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where numerous victims were treated. Sandy Bogucki told reporters Wednesday.


CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states

Kids typically get the first shot at one and get a second shot before entering kindergarten, but if you're not sure of your immunization status, doctors say you can get a booster shot at any age. A majority of the people who got measles weren't vaccinated. The CDC says measles can be prevented with the MMR vaccine. People with the disease can remain contagious for up to four days.