Anything can happen in an emergency department and that’s especially true at Duke, and taking care of patients is only one of the ways Duke emergency medicine physicians excel.
Trudy Oliver, PhD, studies a type of cancer that has a 5-year overall survival rate of just 7%. Its biological drivers are different from most other cancers, so it’s harder to develop targeted treatments. On top of that, research into this tumor is under-funded.
An estate gift will advance the work of Sarah Armstrong and Chris Newgard who lead the NOURISH project which focuses on understanding the “food insecurity-obesity paradox”: the strong correlation between food insecurity — not having enough to eat — and obesity.
Tik Tok is the health consultant of choice for many Americans. Research by Duke ob-gyn resident Jenny Wu shows some of the social media platform's content can be informative and useful.
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