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A climate change and public health conference initiated by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and several non-governmental organizations will replace the cancelled Centers for Disease and Control Prevention’s (CDC) Climate and Health Summit, according to a Jan. 26 American ...

Researchers from Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) launched the first national open-source online directory of clinics and medical providers that prescribe Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a drug that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, Sept. 16. The directory, called ...

College is a time of unprecedented freedom and exploration for young adults — a time away from parents and home, a time to take risks. Often, particularly in social situations, alcohol is the primary tool used not only to have ...

A Rollins School of Public Health research team received nearly $7.5 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to further train public health workers in West Africa, according to a Feb. 24 University press release. “We are ...

The Emory University Hospital team that saved the lives of four Ebola patients last fall began training staff at 48 designated Ebola virus treatment centers from California to Massachusetts in late January. The initiative stemmed from a November contract awarded ...

By Lindsey Sheppard Contributing Writer Emory staff and wellness leaders joined forces to encourage smokers to either plan to quit or fully quit smoking on Thursday to promote the Great American Smokeout, a national event established by the American Cancer ...

By Stephen Weiner Contributing Writer Last week, Emory issued new guidelines prohibiting travel to any country affected by the Ebola virus disease (EVD). According to a Nov. 7 University press release, the guidelines prohibit any travel to Ebola-affected countries through ...

By Rupsha Basu News Editor The second Dallas nurse to contract the Ebola virus — and the fourth patient that has been treated at Emory University Hospital (EUH) — is now free of the virus and is scheduled to be ...

We may not have flying cars, time travel or robot maids, but we do have an innovation seemingly straight out of a science fiction novel. Tenofovir/emtricitabine, sold under the brand name Truvada, is a pill that could reduce the risk ...