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School-based program can help students with ADHD dramatically with homework problems

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder who took part in a brief, school-based program displayed significant improvements in their homework, organization and planning skills.


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Retiring House of Delegates Speaker Bill Howell to deliver address at VCU commencement

Retiring Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Bill Howell will deliver the keynote address at Virginia Commonwealth University’s fall commencement ceremony in December.


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Hyundai Hope On Wheels to award $250,000 research grant to Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU

On Tuesday, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will present Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU with a $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Hope Grant.


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VCU poll: Half of Virginians support campus anti-discrimination policies over unlimited free speech

Half of Virginians think colleges and universities should place more emphasis on protecting everyone on campus from discrimination.


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VCU, Virginia Department of Health study finds supportive evidence for federal Ryan White Program

Participation in a variety of services offered through the federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program may lead to improved health outcomes.


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VCU professor receives $4.73M grant to launch program that will help Richmond children with asthma

A VCU professor has received a $4.73 million grant that aims to improve the overall health and well-being of children with asthma in Richmond.


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VCU Health doctors first in Virginia to administer newly approved ALS treatment

On Wednesday, three VCU Health patients will be the first in Virginia to receive a newly approved medication intended to treat ALS.


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VCU poll: 80 percent of Virginians support financial incentives to spur economic development

A strong majority of Virginians — 80 percent — support the use of tax credits or other financial incentives by the state as an economic development strategy.


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Poll: Majority say localities should use taxpayer resources to enforce federal immigration laws

A majority of Virginians — 55 percent — say local governments should be required to use their resources to enforce federal immigration laws.


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VCU to lead evaluation of new state-sponsored substance abuse treatment program

VCU will lead a five-year evaluation of the state’s new Addiction Recovery Treatment Services program.


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VCU researcher awarded $1.7M to study interactions between doctors, black patients with diabetes

A VCU professor will study the association between physicians’ communication behaviors and the outcomes of black patients with Type 2 diabetes.


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Susan Steagull named CIO of VCU Health System

After an extensive national search, Susan R. Steagull has been named chief information officer of VCU Health System, effective July 30.


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VCU, Swedish study finds that pregnancy is an intrinsic motivator for drug abuse cessation

Pregnancy substantially reduces drug abuse risk, according to a new study conducted by researchers at VCU and Lund University in Sweden.


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VCU Health to host Facebook Live interview series on opioid epidemic

Overdose deaths in the United States involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999.


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Study: Women who fixate on chronic pain more likely to be prescribed opioids

Female chronic pain sufferers who negatively fixate on their symptoms are more likely to have an opioid prescription than men with the same condition.


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VCU researchers demonstrate safety, effectiveness of fecal transplantation on brain function

Transferring stool from a healthy donor to cirrhosis patients who suffer from recurrent hepatic encephalopathy can improve brain functioning.


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Sextuplets successfully delivered at VCU Medical Center

On May 11 at 8:26 a.m. a 40-person team at VCU Medical Center successfully delivered sextuplets.


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Asthma program helps Richmond families, earns EPA recognition

The EPA has recognized Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU with the 2017 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management.


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Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU to host Facebook Live event with pediatric trauma expert

Pediatric trauma can range from broken bones to serious head and chest injuries and is the leading cause of death among children and teens.


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VCU forum to explore past, present and future of anti-Semitism in the United States

An upcoming forum at VCU will explore the past, present and future of anti-Semitism in the United States.


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VCU Dental Care to host free oral, head and neck cancer screening on April 22

Carol Fisher was at a dental appointment at VCU Dental Care when the dentistry student examining her noticed lesions on her tongue.


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VCU School of Medicine recognized for leadership, commitment to improving patient safety

The VCU School of Medicine is part of a team that received the 2016 John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety and Quality.


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Study: Youth with autism gain, keep jobs after employer-based skills program

Youths with autism spectrum disorder who participated in a job skills program maintained part-time employment after graduation.


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VCU Health symposium will examine extreme injuries

The VCU Health trauma program is bringing speakers from around the world to discuss current issues facing the trauma system.


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Paul Wesolowski named COO of VCU Health System Hospitals

Paul Wesolowski has been named chief operating officer of VCU Hospitals.