'A Pandemic in Slow Motion’: Duke Cardiologists Call for a New Approach to Prevent a Looming Global Crisis in Heart Health
With heart disease on the rise around the world, cardiologists Waseem Akhter, MD, and Titus Ng’eno, MD, are urging policymakers and practitioners to consider cardiovascular disease a global health crisis, and to take concerted action to mitigate its effects.
Duke Celebrates 50 Years of Cancer Care — and Looks Toward the Next 50
As Duke celebrates its 50th anniversary of transforming cancer discovery and care, researchers and providers envision a future when all cancers are easily treatable; physicians can detect and stop cancer earlier and earlier; and everyone has the same opportunity to survive cancer.
Undeterred: Erica Taylor Embraces Being a Role Model and Changemaker in Diversity and Inclusion
Orthopaedic surgery has been labeled “the whitest specialty.” But Erica Taylor, MD, is changing perceptions as Duke’s first Black female orthopaedic surgeon. And in her role as a diversity, equity, and inclusion leader at Duke, she’s working to eliminate inequalities and open doors for future health care leaders.
Snakebites and Terabytes: How a Duke Data Scientist is Helping Brazil Get Antivenom Where It’s Needed
The attack came swiftly, as if from nowhere. The man had been working outside his house, in a small community along one of the many rivers that twist through the Amazon forest in northwestern Brazil. He was barefoot, feeling no unease. And then — a rustle in the brush, a flash of slick brown skin and a jolt of pain in his left foot.
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