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In the News: Clay Marsh: New year for fighting opioid epidemic

In “Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs,” and in a viral TED talk, journalist Johann Hari explains how, for nearly a century, we’ve battled addiction by punishing and shaming both dealers and people suffering from addiction.

Three Ways to Practice Mindfulness in the New Year

Mindfulness is a means to increase personal quality of life. Whether beginner, seasoned or somewhere in between, take time to learn and experience the numerous health benefits of a regular mindfulness practice.

Register now for HSC Faculty Engagement Event

The fourth annual HSC wide Faculty Engagement Event will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019, 8:00 am to 2:45 pm, at the Erickson Alumni Center. For details and to register for the event, click here. 

WVU study suggests loneliness can hinder management of diabetes, hypertension

Loneliness isn’t just unpleasant. It can also be unhealthy. A new study out of WVU explores how loneliness may make it harder to keep chronic conditions, such as diabetes and hypertension, under control. Lead researcher Laurie Theeke found that middle-aged Appalachians who report being lonely tend to score low on an assessment of their self-management. Lower self-management scores correlate with poorer health outcomes.

Now accepting applications for NIH T32 training program

The Office of Research and Graduate Education is pleased to announce a competition for fellowships in the T32 pre-doctoral training grant for training in stroke and its related co-morbidities.  The principal investigator for this grant is Dr. James W. Simpkins.