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Travel ban leaves students with uncertain futures
International students from certain countries may have limited travel options while using student visas under President Trump’s travel ban. (Thinkstock image) About 25 of Tulane University’s international students, faculty and staff have been adversely affected by President Trump’s travel ban,...
08/31/2016 - 12:45 - Dee Boling

A history of gallstone disease may increase the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study by Tulane University researchers published in the American Heart Association’s journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. Researchers analyzed the relationship between history of...

08/15/2016 - 11:45 -

Our thoughts are with our neighbors in the communities to the west and north of New Orleans who have experienced flooding from the recent storms. While New Orleans was not significantly impacted by the rain, we are well versed in the devastation high water can cause. If those in our community -...

08/11/2016 - 11:45 - Dee Boling

The Tulane community was saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Harrison Spencer, president and CEO of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). While the entire public health community mourns the loss of such a staunch advocate for the field, the Tulane community...

08/08/2016 - 12:00 - Carolyn Scofield

For the first time in history, people living in low- and middle-income countries have a higher prevalence of hypertension, or high blood pressure, than people in high-income countries, according to a new study by Tulane researchers. The results have been published in the American Heart Association’...

08/08/2016 - 12:00 - Rachel Pfister

Hydration is a key component in our health that is often overlooked. In the heat of summer, when there are exceptionally high temperatures, proper hydration is crucial. Water is imperative for good health and plays important roles in keeping the body healthy, including flushing out waste products,...

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