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Hunting for Medicines Hidden in Plants

Dr. Cassandra Quave contributes an essay to The Wall Street Journal on searching for and discovering medicines hidden in plants.

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A Vaccine Against Valley Fever Finally Works—for Dogs

Maryn McKenna writes on the discovery of a Valley Fever vaccine available for dogs in her latest WIRED article.

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A Preview of Spring 2022 Classes

Building on the Science of Health with these Spring 2022 courses.

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The Race Is On to Develop a Vaccine Against Every Coronavirus

Maryn McKenna writes on a "universal" shot to protect against Covid's viral family tree and the hurdles that might be encountered in her latest WIRED article.

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More Covid Vaccine Boosters Are Coming. Who Should Get Them?

Maryn McKenna writes on Covid vaccine booster shots in her latest WIRED article.

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Dr. Cassandra Quave Interviewed on ABC News Live

Dr. Cassandra Quave is interviewed by ABC News Live on the launch of her new book "The Plant Hunter".

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Another Global Pandemic Is Spreading—Among Pigs

Maryn McKenna writes on the threat of the African swine fever to the US in her latest WIRED article.

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20 Years After the Anthrax Attacks, We’re Still Unprepared

Maryn McKenna writes on the US shortage of funding and tech to handle health emergencies in her latest WIRED article.

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What If Getting a Kids’ Vaccine Approved Is the Easy Part?

Maryn McKenna writes on the potential distribution and vaccination struggles that might come with a COVID vaccine for children in her latest WIRED article.

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CSHH Faculty & Experts Nominated for Researcher Appreciation Day

Five faculty members/Center experts were nominated by their peers & colleagues for their groundbreaking research, development of new technologies, and continued pursuit of novel & innovative ideas.

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Floods Have Swamped the US. The Next Health Problem: Mold

Maryn McKenna writes on mold becoming a problem after recent flooding in the US in her latest WIRED article.

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As Covid Cases Rise, So Do Hospital-Related Infections

Maryn McKenna writes on how overcrowding from Covid care is allowing infections to rise again in her latest WIRED article.

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Are Off-Label Prescriptions a Backdoor to Giving Kids Covid Vaccines?

Maryn McKenna writes on the Covid vaccine for children in her latest WIRED article.

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Afghanistan Almost Beat Polio. Now the Future Is Uncertain

Maryn McKenna writes on Afghanistan's fight against Polio and how the country's current situation may affect this in her latest WIRED article.

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The US Is Getting Covid Booster Shots. The World Is Furious

Maryn McKenna writes on global equity as the US gets Covid booster shots in her latest WIRED article.

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The FDA OKs an Extra Covid Vaccine Dose for Immune-Impaired People

Maryn McKenna writes on the FDA's most recent decision regarding additional COVID vaccine doses in her latest WIRED article.

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The Next Covid-19 Battle Will Be About Vaccinating Kids

Maryn McKenna writes on the upcoming battle of Covid-19 vaccines for children in her latest WIRED article.

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Covid Protections Kept Other Viruses at Bay. Now They’re Back

Maryn McKenna writes on the threat of other common viruses arising now that we’re relaxing our protective behaviors in her latest WIRED article.

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The Challenge of Covid-19 Vaccines for the Immunosuppressed

Maryn McKenna writes on the vaccine and antibodies for those who are immune-compromised in her latest WIRED article.

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Dr. Sarrett Interviewed on Top of Mind with Julie Rose

The Center's Dr. Jennifer Sarrett discusses her work on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in incarcerated settings on Top of Mind with Julie Rose.

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A Preview of Fall 2021 Classes

The Science of Health from Laboratory Discovery to Daily Life.

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Summer '21 Course Highlight

Embrace the Summer of ’21 and Expand Your Horizons in Physical and Mental Health.

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Dr. Cassandra Quave's Book "The Plant Hunter" Available October 12

CSHH's Cassandra Quave's new book "The Plant Hunter" is available for pre-order now.

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The UK Has a Plan for a New ‘Pandemic Radar’ System

Maryn McKenna writes on disease surveillance schemes to catch the next rising virus in her latest WIRED article.

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McKenna Scientific American Article Featured on June Cover

Maryn McKenna's article in Scientific American on deadly fungi is featured on the June cover.

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As the US Unmasks, the Pressure Is on for Vaccine Passports

Maryn McKenna writes on vaccine passports in her latest WIRED article.

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Using Her Own Journey Through Challenges to Benefit Others

Peer Health Partner Mimi Yu is featured in the Emory Report for her initiatives to promote health and well-being across campus.

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Dr. Jennifer Sarrett Writes in The Conversation

CSHH's Dr. Jennifer Sarrett contributes an article to The Conversation on the topic of intellectual disabilities among incarcerated populations.

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It’s Already Time to Stop the Next Pandemic. Can a Prize Help?

Maryn McKenna writes on prize incentives to help efforts on preventing the next pandemic in her latest WIRED article.

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Undergraduate research spotlights health care challenges of migrants in Morocco

Madelyn Haden is featured in the Emory Report for her honors thesis focused on health care challenges of migrants in Morocco.

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Covid Lockdowns Prevented Other Infections. Is That Good?

Maryn McKenna writes on the effect social distancing, lockdowns, and masking may have had on our immune systems in her latest WIRED article.

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Covid-19 Vaccine Passports Are Coming. What Will That Mean?

Maryn McKenna writes on Covid-19 vaccine passports in her latest WIRED article.

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Covid Spilled From Animals to Humans. Now It’s Spilling Back

Maryn McKenna writes on the transfer of Covid-19 from animals to humans, and back to animals.

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The Pandemic Can’t End While Wealthy Nations Hoard Shots

Maryn McKenna writes on the competition and supply of Covid-19 vaccines.

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CSHH Prof. John Cranmer Continues Work on Emory-Ethiopia Partnership

Infant mortality consortium, pioneered by Emory-Ethiopia Partnership, receives $4.5 million grant.

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The Pandemic Will End—but Covid-19 May Be Here to Stay

Maryn McKenna writes on the threat of Covid-19 sticking around even after the pandemic is over.

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Are Mass Clinics the Solution for Covid-19 Vaccination?

Maryn McKenna writes on solutions for vaccination campaigns.

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Spring Course Highlight

Our health is essential now more than ever. Discover these Spring 2021 courses that revolve around several facets of our living health.

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The Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout Faces a Two-Shot Problem

Maryn McKenna writes on the issues with a two-dose vaccination shot.

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Yes to Masks. No to Parties. 2021 Will Be a Lot Like 2020

Maryn McKenna writes on Covid-19 lingering into the new year and what that looks like.

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Vaccines Are Here. We Have to Talk About Side Effects

Maryn McKenna writes on the disinformation that could be associated with the new COVID-19 vaccines.

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Two Global Efforts Try to Trace the Origin of the Covid Virus

Maryn McKenna writes on the on-going search to trace when—or how often—the virus passed from animals to people.

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The Last, ‘Ultra-Cold’ Mile for Covid-19 Vaccines

Maryn McKenna writes on the possibility of upcoming Covid-19 vaccines & their unusual store requirements.

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Winning Trust for a Vaccine Means Confronting Medical Racism

Maryn McKenna writes on the issue of as the US government scrambles to protect its residents from Covid-19, it is simultaneously having to confront and try to unwind decades of justified distrust.

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In the US, 50 States Could Mean 50 Vaccine Rollout Strategies

Read our own Maryn McKenna's WIRED article on the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.

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Could the National HIV Strategy Help Guide the Covid Fight?

Read our own Maryn McKenna's WIRED article on whether the national HIV strategy could help guide the fight against Covid.

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Dr. Charles Raison Discusses Drug Trials Using Psychedelics

Dr. Charles Raison sits down with Wisconsin Public Radio to discuss the use of psychedelics in drug trials to treat depression.

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The NIH Launches a Global Hunt for Animal-to-Human Diseases

Read our own Maryn McKenna's WIRED article on tracking down animal-to-human diseases.

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Lecturer Jennifer Sarrett writes on disability and criminal justice

Lecturer Jennifer Sarrett, PhD, M.Ed writes on disability and criminal justice in an article for The Conversation.

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Flu Season and Covid-19 Are About to Collide. Now What?

Read our own Maryn McKenna's WIRED article on flu season and COVID occurring at the same time.

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Oleandrin is a deadly plant poison, not a COVID-19 cure

Associate Professor Dr. Cassandra Quave explains why Oleandrin is not the cure for COVID-19 in her article on The Conservation's website.

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New Data on How Many Kids Got That Covid Mystery Illness

Read our own Maryn McKenna's WIRED article on the COVID mystery illness in kids.

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Covid-19 Data in the US Is an ‘Information Catastrophe’

Read our own Maryn McKenna's WIRED article on health data in the US.

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To Navigate Risk In a Pandemic, You Need a Color-Coded Chart

Read our own Maryn McKenna's WIRED article on weighing everyday risks.

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Dr. Dan Benardot Holds Online Lecture for Beijing Sport University

Dr. Benardot held an online lecture to a group of recently graduated young teachers attending a summer training program at Beijing Sport University.

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Compound Discovery for The Quave Lab

The Quave Lab discovers a compound in the leaves of a common shrub that boosts an antibiotic’s activity against antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria.

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Register for These New Courses

From discovering how to enhance your mental well-being & resilience to producing your first podcast, explore classes from our world-renowned educators.

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Where Should COVID-19 Vaccines Be Tested?

Read our own Maryn McKenna's WIRED article on COVID-19 vaccines.

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Keeping Pandemics Front of Mind

Read our own Maryn McKenna's WIRED article on COVID-19.

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Dr. Charles Raison to Give Honorary Keynote Speech

Dr. Raison has been invited to give an honorary keynote address for the Royal Society of Medicine.

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Dr. Dan Benardot to Speak at 13th Annual Sports Medicine Update

Dr. Benardot to speak on nutrition strategies for young athletes.

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Linking fortification to decreased anemia in Colombia

Dr. Helena Pachón & colleagues collaborate in research study

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Rigorous Hand-Washing Will Be Part of Covid-19's New Normal

Read our own Maryn McKenna's WIRED article on the new normal hygiene task of Covid-19.

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'Wild Healing' with Dr. Quave

The Quave Lab and Emory Herbarium featured on the PBS show, Wild Healing.

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Dr., Short for Documentary

CSHH Director Michelle Lampl is among 30 internationally renowned scientists featured in the Netflix documentary series “Babies.”

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#MeToo Meets Global Health: A Call to Action

Dr. Rachel Hall-Cliffor curates #MeToo Global Health blogs

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CSHH Welcomes Angela Fusaro for the 2019 Berson Lecture

Angela Fusaro, MD, MBA, is an Emergency Medicine physician and the Co-Founder and COO of Physician 360, a company that develops rapid, at-home tests for urgent care conditions like strep throat, flu, UTI and anemia.

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Visiting Faculty Dan Benardot Keynotes PRiSM Annual Meeting

Dr. Benardot was a keynote speaker at the recent PRiSM (Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine) annual meeting, where he spoke on Nutrition Strategies for the Young Athlete: Myths and Realities.

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CSHH announces spring 2019 film series

The Center for the Study of Human Health is pleased to announce the Spring 2019 Film Series: Voices.

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Human Health Course, "The Science of Sleep" Featured in Emory News

How important is sleep? Students in Emory’s “Science of Sleep” class spent the semester analyzing research that suggests inadequate sleep may hinder their cognition and memory for finals, affect their mood, and over time, could create significant health problems.

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Human Health Senior, Lamar Greene, Named Rhodes Scholarship Finalist

Congratulations to Lamar Greene for being named a Rhodes Scholarship finalist. He entered Emory as a Gates Millennium Scholar and immediately became involved on campus and in the community in efforts to reduce health care disparities.

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CSHH Distinguished Speaker Series Presents Dr. Maria Fadiman

The Center for the Study of Human Health cordially invites you to attend "Health and Culture: How Food in Palau and Oil in the Amazon Affect Us All," a distinguished guest lecture by Maria Fadiman, PhD, an associate professor of Geography at Florida Atlantic University.

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Dr. Rachel Hall-Clifford on Global Health Ethics

Dr. Hall-Clifford contributes to Harvard’s Health & Human Rights Journal.