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Black Patients Fare Worse After Angioplasty

by Amy Norton / July 06, 2020

MONDAY, July 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Even after undergoing the artery-clearing procedure angioplasty, Black patients with heart disease are more likely than whites to suffer a heart attack or die within the next several years. That’s the conclusion of a new analysis of 10 clinical trials: On balance, both Black and Hispanic patients fared […]

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Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland State University Receive $1.2 Million NIH Award to Recruit Underrepresented Minority Ph.D. Students

by Cleveland Clinic / July 06, 2020

At a time when the national conversation is focused on narrowing the gap of racial equity, two of Cleveland’s anchor institutions have been awarded grant funding that will help them turn words into action. Cleveland State University and Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute received a five-year, $1.2 million T32 training award from the National Institutes […]


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Black Patients Fare Worse After Angioplasty

by Amy Norton / July 06, 2020

MONDAY, July 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Even after undergoing the artery-clearing procedure angioplasty, Black patients with heart disease are more likely than whites to suffer a heart attack or die within the next several years. That’s the conclusion of a new analysis of 10 clinical trials: On balance, both Black and Hispanic patients fared […]

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Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland State University Receive $1.2 Million NIH Award to Recruit Underrepresented Minority Ph.D. Students

by Cleveland Clinic / July 06, 2020

At a time when the national conversation is focused on narrowing the gap of racial equity, two of Cleveland’s anchor institutions have been awarded grant funding that will help them turn words into action. Cleveland State University and Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute received a five-year, $1.2 million T32 training award from the National Institutes […]


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Texas Woman’s University Expands Dual Nursing Program to Second Community College

by Sarah Wood / June 8, 2020

Texas Woman’s University (TWU) plans to expand its nursing program through a collaboration with Alvin Community College (ACC)  in an effort to provide a more direct path to a nursing degree and reduce the cost of earning one. The collaboration with Houston’s ACC will launch in the spring of 2021 and students must maintain a […]

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Students Anxious About Health Care Coverage Due to COVID-19 Uncertainties

by Jasmine Snow / June 08, 2020

Many recently graduated students are contending with concerns about healthcare as the economy plunges into a recession.  According to a 2017 Agile Health Insurance survey, 72% of college students and recent graduates nationwide have difficulty finding affordable healthcare coverage. Some former University of Minnesota students are now struggling even more to navigate healthcare options before […]


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Working with a disability

by Laura Kiesel

A decade ago, I was completing my master’s degree in environmental science and policy, and preparing to embark on a multi-decade career in advocacy and public policy that would have required not only long hours during the workweek, but frequent travel and overtime. Unfortunately, my body had other plans. Slowly my experiences began to erode […]

Why is student mental health at Georgia Tech and other schools worsening?

by Maureen Downey

Collin Spencer is a third-year biology major at Georgia Tech where he has served as a member of President G.P. “Bud” Peterson’s Campus Culture Action Team and as director of the Mental Health Student Coalition. After Collin and I exchanged emails about the deaths of two Georgia Tech students to suicide, I asked him to […]