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Good policy equals fair housing

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Controversy over the decision to demolish several public housing complexes in a post-storm market lacking in affordable housing, along with the city's history of racially segregated public housing...

How Does Her Garden Grow?

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Every once in a while, you hear someone say they are going to move to the country and live off the land, but of course they never do. Maureen King, executive assistant to the vice president of...

Navigator to Guide Clinical Researchers

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Clinical research faculty and trainees in health sciences at Tulane and Louisiana State universities now have a partner to assist in the development of innovative, investigator-initiated clinical...

New Robotic Imaging System Guides Surgery

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Tulane Medical Center's orthopaedic surgeons have decreased the time required for complex operations while increasing the accuracy of surgical incisions since the hospital acquired a robotics-...

Student-Athletes Enjoy Council's Camaraderie

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The Tulane Student-Athlete Advisory Council is, by and large, a happy group. But if one wish could be granted to council members and their teammates, it would be more fans in the stands during...

Rooting Out the Source of Pain

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Though pain can be the result of an external injury or an internal cause such as shingles, sickle cell or AIDS, the degree of pain a person experiences often is intensified by psychological issues...

Marshall Scholar Shows He's Got Heart

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A world of opportunity opened up for cell and molecular biology major Jason Mellad when he received a prestigious Marshall Scholarship for postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge in...

After Commencement, a Surprise Proposal

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Saturday's commencement was a time for jubilation for all Tulane graduates, but the day held extra reasons to celebrate for Dana Leviton. Her boyfriend and Tulane alumnus, Joshua Merdes, made a...

Free Cancer Screenings Help Men Take Charge of Health

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One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Yet the death rate for prostate cancer is declining, possibly because more men are having tests to find the cancer early, when it is more...

Researcher Seeks Truth About "Katrina Cough"

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Rumors of a “Katrina cough” started circulating in New Orleans as soon as people began clearing debris, gutting houses and rebuilding after the hurricane in August 2005. Is this a respiratory...

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