healthcare

Duquesne to add school of osteopathic medicine

Duquesne to add school of osteopathic medicine

By Gabriella DiPietro | Features Editor Duquesne’s campus seems to be ever-changing and evolving — a trend that will continue as the university adds a medical college to the mix. The university announced that it will be launching a College of Osteopathic Medicine, which will be the second medical school in Pittsburgh and the first […]

Healthcare epidemic brings up complex, layered issues

Healthcare epidemic brings up complex, layered issues

10/11/2018 By Charles Megginson | Contributor  There’s no such thing as a free lunch – and if there’s no such thing as a free lunch, there’s definitely no such thing as free healthcare. America is facing a crippling healthcare epidemic, fueling intense political debate over the direction we, as a nation, should go in guaranteeing […]

“Heartwarming” stories reveal societal agonies

“Heartwarming” stories reveal societal agonies

08/30/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor “Teachers donate 100 sick days to colleague with cancer.” “Best baby shower gift: Paid time off for new parents.” “Watch a mother and her child reunite after 55 days.” “HEARTWARMING: A teacher breaks down in tears after the mother of a student buys her a car so she […]

Repeal and replace, back from the dead

Repeal and replace, back from the dead

By Duke Staff 09/21/17 Without much pomp and circumstance, major legislation is being funneled through the Senate that can have widespread and devastating implications. In an effort to push one of the GOP’s major goals before the end of the year — specifically to repeal and replace Obamacare — Senators Bill Cassidy, R-LA, and Lindsey […]

Millions to lose healthcare without Obamacare

Millions to lose healthcare without Obamacare

By Duke Staff  Remember in high school when a trip to the nurse for a headache led to TUMS and pretzels? Or how sometimes “healthcare” in college only consists of DayQuil and sleeping through your 9:25 a.m. class? Well, if the Republican administration’s new health care act is passed, entering the real world will only […]

Center offers counseling, help

Center offers counseling, help

More than 70 percent of college counseling center directors say the number of students with significant psychological problems has risen in the last year, according to a survey done by the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors. As the new semester starts, students struggling with anxiety, stress, homesickness and other ailments can take […]

Professor invited to Paris for UNESCO roundtable discussion

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Henk ten Have, director of the Center for Healthcare Ethics, spoke at the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) roundtable discussion in Paris last Friday. Ten Have, who was the director of UNESCO’s division of ethics of science and technology from 2003 to 2010, said he […]