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Postponing Chronic Disease Development Means Less Time Spent Sick

Washington University researchers say changing how medical care is delivered could help prevent multiple chronic diseases and extend the total number of years we remain healthy.

07/24/2014

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As Tattoos Gain in Popularity, Artists Say Stigma Lingers

One recent survey showed that 60 percent of employers admitted they’re less likely to hire someone with tattoos.

07/16/2014

Newly elected Malawian President Peter Mutharika (Center R), a young brother of the former late President Bingu wa Mutharika, signs a document as he takes an oath of office at the High Court on May 31, 2014, in Blantyre, Malawi. (AMOS GUMULIRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Wash U. Law Professor Elected President Of Malawi

Peter Mutharika wins disputed contest. Former president alleges vote-rigging.

06/01/2014

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Study: Anti-Depressants May Slow Down Alzheimer’s

A new Washington University study finds anti-depressants may slow the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

05/15/2014

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New Study Looks to Lower Cardiac Complications in African Americans

A new Washington University study is looking for a way to lower cardiac problems from diabetes in the African American population.

05/12/2014

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Local Cardiologist Gives New Advice for Aspirin Users

Taking one aspirin per day to prevent heart attacks may not be necessary for those who are lower at risk.

05/07/2014

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Once-Doomed Bear Cub Now at St. Louis Zoo

Boo Boo, the 3-month-old bear cub who created a brief rabies scare after nipping college students, has a new home the St. Louis Zoo.

05/07/2014

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Bear Cub that Bit Students Not Rabid

The university’s director of Student Health Services sent an email to students

05/02/2014

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7 Arrested at Washington University Protest

Seven Washington University students have been arrested as part of a protest over the university’s affiliation with the coal company Peabody Energy.

05/02/2014

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Former WashU Investment Manager Charged with Fraud

David Shen of St. Louis faces two felony counts of computer fraud and one felony count of wire fraud.

05/02/2014

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