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HIV timeline

HIV timeline
December 2, 2014

HIV/AIDS timeline: key events and breakthroughs; new milestone in HIV research: an experimental HIV vaccine has for the first time cut the risk of infection by nearly a third. 

Women in bioengineering

Women in bioengineering
October 28, 2014

Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering is working to attract more female doctoral students.

New MCAT to take effect next April.

New MCAT to take effect next April.
October 16, 2014

The current MCAT format will be available for the last time on Jan. 23, 2014.

Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals
October 6, 2014

Pitt student Kevin Pang and other researchers are studying what people are tweeting about electronic cigarettes to gage public opinion of the devices. 

Strong medical school applicants must reach specific criteria

Strong medical school applicants must reach specific criteria
September 11, 2014

Johns Hopkins doctors review a copy of the “Harriet Lane” handbook. 

US NEWS MED-FLU-HEALTHWORKERS 3 LA

US NEWS MED-FLU-HEALTHWORKERS 3 LA
August 19, 2014

Pitt requires all incoming freshman living on campus to be vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella and meningitis.

Colorado marijuana dispensary

Colorado marijuana dispensary
February 16, 2014

A car passes by the Cannabis Station, a marijuana dispensary in downtown Denver, Colorado, December 12, 2012. Venture capitalists are trying to figure out how to capitalize on the marijuana market now...

CVS becomes healthier, bans the sale of tobacco products

CVS becomes healthier, bans the sale of tobacco products
February 5, 2014

CVS Caremark, the second-largest drugstore-pharmacy chain in the United States, has two locations in the Oakland neighborhood.

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