June 2012

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  • When Celebrations Can Be Dangerous

    Jun 29, 2012

    July 4th is a time for backyard barbeques, hometown parades, and fireworks. While fireworks can be fun, they can also be incredibly dangerous.... Read more

  • Summer's deadliest skin disease

    Jun 20, 2012

    Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, affecting more than two million Americans each year. ... Read more

  • Surviving a Snake Bite

    Jun 19, 2012

    "Ryan, don't move." It's one of my most poignant memories as a child: my younger brother, Ryan, crouched at the side of a trail, picking berries, with a coiled rattlesnake looking him in the face. ... Read more

  • An Injection of Success for Med Students Learning to Place IV's

    Jun 13, 2012

    Occasionally a simple solution can fix a big problem. That's what two creative medical school professors discovered when they set out to address a long-standing observation from nurses regarding medical students, ability to place intravenous (IV) lines. ... Read more

  • Congratulations to the Medical School Class of 2012

    Jun 04, 2012

    On a recent gorgeous Saturday afternoon, I was honored to participate in the 68th commencement of the School of Medicine. We were there to celebrate the impressive academic achievements of the students in the Class of 2012, who had just completed some of the toughest, most intensive, and best programs the University has to offer. Collectively, they earned 50 Ph.D.s, 100 M.D.s, 121 master's degrees, and 26 bachelor's degrees.... Read more