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New gynecologic oncologist aims to reduce cervical cancer rates in NOLA
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and Gynecologic Oncologist Jessica Shank, MD, is on a mission to raise awareness that this cancer is preventable. "In New Orleans, cervical cancer rates are more than double that of the rest of the country," said Shank. "This is a cancer that can be...

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Jan 18, 2019 - Alicia Jasmin

Tulane makes a major commitment to stop sexual violence on campus.

Jan 15, 2019 - Keith Brannon

A new study at the Tulane National Primate Research Center showed for the first time that an experimental drug can save nonhuman primates exposed to deadly ricin toxin, a potential bioterrorism agent.

Jan 10, 2019 - Carolyn Scofield

New Year’s resolutions can be hard to follow - especially in New Orleans, where the start of Carnival brings king cake just days after the holiday season ends. The Tulane Living Well Clinic is launching a new program to help Tulane University faculty and staff meet their health goals in 2019. The program is complimentary and offered as a benefit by the Human Resources Department.

Jan 10, 2019 - Melanie Cross

Student athletes from Mount Carmel Academy, St. Mary’s Dominican, Archbishop Chapelle, Cabrini, Archbishop Shaw and St. Scholastica Academy high schools, as well as Loyola University will present Tulane Cancer Center with a check for $38,505—cumulative proceeds from each school’s “Pink Games” fundraisers held last fall.

Jan 08, 2019 - Keith Brannon

Federal guidelines about how to eat a balanced diet should also include information about how food choices affect the planet and long-term sustainability of the food system, according to a new policy statement from the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior co-written by a Tulane University researcher.