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Alcohol and partying have come to define modern day college life. (JESSICA DESAMERO / THE STATESMAN)

Low levels of alcohol consumption still pose health risk, research shows

Kevin Sousa February 5, 2023
New research reveals that drinking even small amounts of alcohol can pose a serious health risk, raising concerns over college students’ awareness of the perils of alcohol consumption.
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Erin Zazzera, a registered nurse in the department of trauma surgery with a masters of public health, presents the abstract of her research titled, Use of Social Media for Injury Prevention: An Integrative Review. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Renaissance med school celebrates women in medicine

Irini Orihuela March 7, 2019
Biegon was the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Women in Medicine Research Day at the Renaissance School of Medicine, an event celebrating women in the medical field in the Health Sciences Tower on Wednesday, March 6.
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Assistant Opinions Editor Gabby Pardos pet dog basks in the sun. GABBY PARDO/THE STATESMAN

Why a pet’s life matters

Diva Dotson October 17, 2018
Whether they bark, meow or hiss, pets give you the kind of unconditional love you rarely get from a human. It might seem weird to people without any pets, but that furry friend can have a huge impact on a person’s health and well-being.
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Stony Brook University School of Medicines new three-year medical degree will accept a maximum of 15 students for its first year. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Student finds transplant match on Tinder

Erika Stern February 17, 2016
For many, Tinder is a typical millennial dating app. But for two people who found a connection with each other on the app, it became much more than that.
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Under the Microscope: curcumin shows anti-inflammatory promise

Ricardo Raudales March 24, 2015
What does curcumin, the main component of the Asian spice turmeric, have in common with periodontal disease? Quite a lot, according to one Stony Brook professor.
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New, non-invasive method of detecting heart disease saves money as well as lives

Sandhiya Kannan March 25, 2014
About one in four deaths each year in the United States are caused by heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Coronary heart disease in particular is the number one killer of women, yet approximately two-thirds of women who die unexpectedly of the disease show no prior knowledge of having the disease or even symptoms.
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Under the microscope: Innovative heart disease treatment on the rise

Under the microscope: Innovative heart disease treatment on the rise

Mallory Locklear September 26, 2013
Headed by Dr. Luis Gruberg, a professor in the Department of Medicine and co-director of the SBU Heart Institute, a clinical trial is currently being conducted to study the dynamics of a potential new type of cardiovascular stent.
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