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TSU expert cautions parent on spike in RSV cases

By: Texas Southern University NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – RSV, or Respiratory Syncytial Virus, is on the rise in Tennessee, with spike in cases and hospitalization, especially among infants and children. Experts caution parents to be more proactive in helping to keep their children stay symptom free.

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JCSU Recognizes Prematurity Awareness Month

By: Johnson C. Smith University The month of November is designated as Prematurity Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness around infant mortality and prematurity. Students, faculty and staff were able to engage with Preconception Peer Educators (PPE), students who are trained in educating the

Hampton University School of Pharmacy Professor Receives $4.8 Million Dollar Grant from NIH to Study Alzheimer’s Disease in Middle Aged African Americans

By: Hampton University Associate Professor Dr. Travonia Brown-Hughes, School of Pharmacy, received a $4.8 million grant from The National Institute of Health (NIH). The grant, entitled “The Black American United Memory & Aging Project (BA-UMAP): An examination of cognitive decline in midlife and older Black

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

By: U.S. Department of Education CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) Open Application Period.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) provides on-the-job training for professionals to apply expertise in information science, computer science, and information technology to address current

HRSA Webinar for HBCUs

By: U.S. Department of Education Plan to JOIN us on Thursday, November 10, 2022, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) for the following HRSA Webinar for HBCUs. HRSA 2022 National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship & Financial Programs Overview HBCU Students, Financial Aid Administrators, Faculty and

TSU alumna fights against pollution in Harris County 

By: Texas Southern University Latrice Babin, who earned both a bachelor’s degree (Biology, 1992) and doctorate (Chemistry/Environmental Toxicology, 2008) has served as the Executive Director of Harris County Pollution Control Services since 2019. Babin was recently profiled by Community Impact magazine, focusing on her career path,

COPHS celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness

By: Texas Southern University On Wednesday, Oct 25, the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences presents “We Roar Against Breast Cancer” from 4-8 p.m. in the on the TSU campus. The event is sponsored by the Community Engagement Core and the TSU Breast Cancer Screening &

Vice President Harris Joins Congresswoman Karen Bass and Planned Parenthood Los Angeles for a Discussion on Reproductive Rights

By:White House: Office of the Vice President Yesterday, Vice President Kamala Harris joined Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37) and Celinda Vázquez, Vice President of Public Affairs for Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, for a moderated discussion on protecting reproductive rights. The Vice President continues to meet with

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