|Frist Joins Forces with Gates Family to Improve Global Maternal-Fetal Health|
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, MD, founder of Nashville-based Hope Through Healing Hands (HTHH), and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, led a community conversation on improving maternal-fetal health in developing countries last month at Belmont University.
|Emerging & Reemerging Infectious Diseases|
Chikungunya and new strains of influenza are among a list of emerging infectious diseases that have grabbed recent headlines, but reemerging diseases including measles and pertussis are also causing epidemiologists concern across the nation.
|AHA Funding New Heart Disease, Stroke Research Network|
Vanderbilt One of Four Major Institutions Named
The American Heart Association recently announced four major institutions would band together in a new research network aimed at preventing heart disease and stroke.