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The Eyes Have It

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More than 50 patients diagnosed with glaucoma have benefited from a new procedure at Tulane Medical Center that essentially restores the eye's natural irrigation. Larry Schaeffer, 61, is a New...

Plaintiffs' Appeal Fails, Newcomb Case Headed Back to District Court

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The Louisiana Supreme Court decided Tuesday (July 1) to send a case brought by descendants of Josephine Louise Newcomb, founder of Newcomb College, back to Civil District Court where it began....

Right to Bear Arms

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In a watershed ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday (June 26) upheld a lower court ruling that a 1976 Washington, D.C., gun law, which bans the ownership of handguns, violates the Second...

Slavery's History Lessons

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As a symbol, it is simple. In a photograph seen around the world, the handwritten sign — “PLEAS HELP” — held by people on a roof waiting for rescue from the Hurricane Katrina floodwaters signified...

Special Surgery Solves Chest Problems

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In the past, children born with chest wall malformations endured sometimes debilitating operations, but recent medical advances allow surgeons to offer less invasive approaches. Tulane's Chest...

"All the World"s a Stage," Says the Bard

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The Shakespeare Festival at Tulane opens the second of three productions during its 2008 summer season with Shakespeare's As You Like It beginning tonight (June 26) with a half-price...

The Sky Is Not Falling

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From the fear mongering before the millennium, to the less noticed hubbub surrounding 6/6/06, it seems a new doomsday is always just around the corner. We only have four years to plan for the next...

Patent Leads to Promising Diabetes Drug

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One of the world's biggest biotech companies has announced plans to launch large, multicenter trials of a promising new diabetes therapy originally developed by researchers at the Tulane...

State Commits to New Academic Medical Center

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Tulane University officials are hailing last week's announcement of a revised plan for a new hospital in downtown New Orleans to serve the needs of the community, including the uninsured, while...

Conference Looks at Slavery's Past

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Ruby Bridges, who became a symbol of the civil rights movement when as a 6-year-old in 1960 she integrated the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, will be among the...

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