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Drugs, alcohol and suicides contributing to alarming drop in U.S. life expectancy, VCU physician argues

Drugs, alcohol and suicides are contributing to an alarming drop in U.S. life expectancy, particularly among middle-aged white Americans and those living in rural communities, according to an editorial co-authored by Steven Woolf, M.D., director of the Center on Society and Health at VCU.

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Bon Secours, VCU Health establish joint thoracic surgery practice

Bon Secours and VCU Health have partnered to establish a thoracic surgery practice at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital to provide high-quality, comprehensive thoracic surgery and care to the Richmond metro area and beyond.   

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VCU Health selected for multi-site demonstration to transform complex care

VCU Health was chosen to participate in Transforming Complex Care, a multi-site demonstration aimed at refining effective care models.

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VCU Health named to 2016 Most Wired list

VCU Health has been named among the Most Wired health care organizations in the country for 2016.

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VCU program that trains leaders, advocates in field of childhood disabilities receives $3.1 million

A VCU program that prepares professionals for leadership roles in the field of childhood disabilities has been awarded a $3.1 million federal grant.

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Deborah Davis named CEO of VCU Health System Hospitals and Clinics

Deborah Davis has been appointed CEO of Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Hospitals and Clinics.

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VCU School of Nursing names new chair of Department of Adult Health and Nursing

VCU today appointed Beth Rodgers as professor and chair of the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems in the School of Nursing.

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VCU Health symposium will examine trauma care challenges for pediatric, geriatric patients

Speakers will discuss special trauma care needed for pediatric and geriatric patients at the Rao R. Ivatury Trauma Symposium, hosted by the VCU Health.

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VCU study: Heroin, prescription painkiller overdoses kill two Virginians every day

Nearly 80 percent of the almost 1,000 fatal drug overdoses in Virginia in 2014 involved prescription painkillers or heroin.

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VCU hosts Twitter chat with HIV/AIDS expert on Tuesday

In recognition of World AIDS Day, experts at Virginia Commonwealth University Health are available to answer questions about the disease and provide up-to-date information on current research.

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VCU unveils new health system brand

Virginia Commonwealth University has adopted a new brand to celebrate the rich legacy of its health system and its continuing commitment to world-class care.