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'Trip of a Lifetime' Brings Hope to African Village
When Christopher Lewis, MD, decided to take the international health elective while a resident in UC's family medicine program, he viewed it as a great opportunity to "see the world" and hone his physical exam skills. He never realized what he was in for until he actually made his first trip to a small East African village.

Stress - Why More Women Than Men Might Be Reaching for Sweet Treats
Do the holidays tend to "stress you out" and have you reaching for another cookie or piece of pie? Well, it turns out you might not be as stressed out as you think.
$2 Million Gift Will Benefit Pediatric Ophthalmology
Pediatric ophthalmology will be enhanced at both UC and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center thanks to a $2 million endowment commitment from Ira A. Abrahamson Jr., MD.
UC Surgeon First in Tristate to Repair Aneurysm Using 'Relining" Device
Emil Almon, who had suffered a stroke and had kidney problems, recently became the first person in the Tristate to undergo minimally invasive vascular surgery to repair a thoracic aortic aneurysm.
New ER Docs Put Skills to the Test
Doctors are accustomed to doing assessments and tests to diagnose patients, but in UC's emergency medicine residency training program, it's the physicians who are being tested.
Kidney-Damaging Protein Offers Clue to New Treatment
Scientists led by a UC kidney expert have found that a naturally occurring protein that normally fights cancer cells can also cause severe kidney failure when normal blood flow is disrupted.
Study Seeks to Improve Depression Care
More than 19 million Americans suffer from depression, and of those who seek help, more than half turn to their primary-care provider. Research shows, however, that primary-care physicians fail to recognize depression in nearly half their patients, and they fail to provide adequate treatment for more than two-thirds of their diagnosed patients.
Extended-Release Epilepsy Drugs Provide Better Seizure Control with Fewer Side Effects
A study led by UC scientists shows that one of the most commonly used epilepsy medications is more effective when administered in an extended-release rather than an immediate-release form.
The Results Are In...
The Findings editorial staff would like to thank all Academic Health Center employees, staff and students, as well as various outside constituents, who provided feedback on the recent Findings Readership Survey.
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