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Learn to be your own health advocate

People of all ages are invited to join experts from West Virginia University and the Morgantown community to learn how to become their own health advocates from 4 to 8 p.m. March 22 in the Mountainlair.

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WVU awarded $25,000 grant to promote innovations in surgical education

West Virginia University was awarded a $25,000 grant in 2014 by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery to create a project that would promote innovations in surgical education for orthopaedic surgery residents. That project has recently finished, and the research team has found an effective method of teaching residents how to perform a diagnostic knee arthroscopy.

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Ask WVU Medicine: Silent Strokes

From bench to bedside, meet James Simpkins, Ph.D., and Muhammad Alvi, M.D., a West Virginia University School of Medicine research and medical team who are dedicating their efforts to stroke research and finding improved treatments.

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WVU School of Medicine researchers find that retirement and healthy lifestyle don’t always correlate

Dana King, M.D., professor and chair of the West Virginia University School of Medicine’s Department of Family Medicine led the study in cooperation with Jun Xiang, M.S., health data analyst in the Department of Family Medicine, to examine whether retired late-middle-aged adults have differing rates of adherence to healthy lifestyle and metabolic risk factors, including diet, exercise, smoking, weight, glucose levels, blood pressure, and cholesterol, compared with same-aged adults who are not yet retired.

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