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  • What drives Katherine Burns' research?

    Article profiles Katherine Burns, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Environment Health at the UC College of Medicine. The Blossom reached out to researcher Katherine Burns, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine to talk with her about her work in basic science research.
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  • What are PFAS chemicals, and what are they doing to our health?

    Article includes comments from Susan Pinney, PhD, professor in the Department of Environmental Health. PFAS chemicals are known as "forever chemicals," a family of potentially thousands of synthetic chemicals that are extremely persistent in the environment and in our bodies. PFAS is short for perfluoroalky and polyfluoroalkyl substances and includes chemicals known as PFOS, PFOA and GenX.
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Medical Student Interest Group Focuses on Health Care in Rural Areas

Two dozen UC medical students are now part of the Rural Health Student Interest Group in the UC College of Medicine. The group started last August and meets about five times a year with activities designed to focus on health issues facing rural areas, offer health-related volunteer opportunities in rural areas and provide medical students shadowing opportunities with health professionals. Medical Student Interest Group Focuses on Health Care in Rural Areas Full Story

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