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UC's Clinical Autopsies Aid the Living
Usually associated by the public with TV whodunits, most autopsies have little to do with crime. Unlike “forensic” autopsies at the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office, which seek clues in murder or suspicious cases or the cause of death in accidents, medical autopsies performed by UC pathologists yield information that benefits the living.

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New Research Shows Cancer Prevalent in Darker Skin
“You’re not immune to skin cancer.” That’s the simple message UC dermatologist Hugh Gloster, MD, wants people with dark skin—including blacks, Asians, Hispanics and Native Americans—to take seriously this summer.
Pharmacy Doc Promotes UC at World Conference
Teresa Cavanaugh recently gave herself a 40th birthday present—a doctorate from UC’s College of Pharmacy.
Cutting Back on Steroids Can Help Kidney Transplant Patients
Preliminary results of a study led by UC scientists suggest that reducing corticosteroid treatment in kidney transplant patients significantly lowers toxic side effects of antirejection drugs without affecting survival rates.
Teaching Hospitals Ranked Among Nation's Best
U.S.News & World Report has ranked UC’s teaching hospitals, University Hospital (UH), Christ Hospital and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, among the nation’s best.
Student-Run Health Project Brings Classroom Experiences to 'Real World' Situations
AIDS Volunteers of Cincinnati (AVOC) focuses on prevention, and it’s that perspective that draws UC College of Medicine student Arjun Bansal to the group’s Over-the- Rhine facility each day.
MSB Construction Nears 'Topping Off'
Work is progressing rapidly on phase 1 of the $150 million Medical Sciences Building (MSB)–CARE/Crawley Building project.
UC, University Hospital Reward Incoming Nursing Students
Three first-year nursing students are receiving awards to help pay for their education, thanks to University Hospital, UC College of Nursing and the 10th annual Cincinnatus Scholarship competition.
Balance Center Revamps Services, Adds Equipment
Just about everything you do in your daily life—whether it’s walking, driving a car or brushing your teeth—requires balance. For most people balance is so instinctive they don’t think about it—until dizziness or disorientation signals that something has gone wrong.
Surgery May Not Be Best Option for Uterine Fibroids
Women who suffer from painful, heavy menstrual cycles due to uterine fibroids have a new, noninvasive treatment option that allows them to avoid the operating room completely.
UC Study Urges Worldwide Ban on Lead-Based Paint
UC environmental and occupational health experts have found that major countries still produce and sell consumer paints with dangerously high lead levels.
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