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Why Are Doctors Prescribing Antidepressants To People Who Aren’t Even Depressed?

Touro in the News
May 27, 2016

Dr. Niket Sonpal, assistant clinical professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, says that even if antidepressants are overprescribed, the drugs can still be beneficial for several other conditions.

Men's Health

African-American women have less accurate mammograms

Touro in the News
May 27, 2016

Touro College School of Health Sciences professor Dr. Joseph Indelicato presented a study at the Touro College Research Day suggesting that mammography is more likely to miss breast cancer tumors and also produce false positive results among the black community.

Amsterdam News

To Serve and Protect

Touro in the News
May 23, 2016

Lander College of Arts & Sciences-Flatbush alumnus Ira Jablonsky, a police lieutenant in Brooklyn, was named to the annual "36 Under 36," the Jewish Week's presitigious list of the Jewish community's most promising young leaders.

 

The Jewish Week

Unique Program Helps Medical Students Build Nonverbal Communication Skills

Touro in the News
May 10, 2016

With the help of some equestrian friends, students at the Middletown campus of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine are learning to use non-verbal cues to better communicate with patients.

The DO

Local Team Makes Strong Showing in Model Beis Din Competition

Touro in the News
May 04, 2016

The Philadelphia paper covered the second-place finish of the team of students representing the Mesivta High School of Greater Philadelphia in the annual Lander College for Men Model Beis Din competition. 

The Jewish Exponent

10 Signs You Could Have Anemia

Touro in the News
April 19, 2016

Dr. Niket Sonpal, assistant professor of clinical medicine in the department of biomedical sciences at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, says that you may not even realize you're suffering from anemia. 

Self Magazine

April is Autism Awareness Month: Get the Facts

Touro in the News
April 19, 2016

Touro President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish highlights the importance of support for research, early intervention, timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment for different forms of Autism.

Fox News Health

From Text to Treatise

Touro in the News
April 15, 2016

Professor Ronald Neal Goldman discusses some of the emerging challenges in teaching writing to the modern-day students who have grown up in the digital age. 

 
Inside Higher Ed

10 Cold and Flu Myths Debunked

Touro in the News
December 15, 2015

Can a cold turn into the flu? Does it help to cover your mouth when you cough? Right on time for cold season, Dr. Kenneth J. Steier, dean of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Middletown campus, addresses these and other common questions and assumptions. 

U.S. News & World Report

Cutting Processed Sugar for Just 9 Days has a 'Striking' Effect on Health

Touro in the News
October 27, 2015

In a joint study with the University of California San Francisco, Professor Jean-Marc Schwarz of Touro University California's College of Osteopathic Medicine found that children who eliminate processed sugar from their diets had lower blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar--and in short order, too. 

Today.com on NBC

Education in a War Zone

Touro in the News
October 22, 2015

"Instead of freely hopping on city buses, many are opting to take cabs. They are determined to continue their studies unabated, even if it means changing their routines."--Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish, describing his experiences during his visit to Touro College Israel.

The Huffington Post

Turns Out Fitness Apps Really Do Help You Exercise More — Here's Why

Touro in the News
September 30, 2015

Dr. Leib Litman, assistant professor of psychology at Lander College for Men, coauthored a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research which found that participants who used fitness apps were more active compared to nonusers.

Mic

How to Combine Career and Religion

Touro in the News
September 04, 2015

Dean Robert Goldschmidt of the Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush discusses some of the challenges--and solutions--for Orthodox Jews who join the workforce.

Arutz Sheva

5 Sweet Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Touro in the News
September 01, 2015

Dr. Milton Schiffenbauer of the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) and his students have conducted research suggesting that consumption of cinammon can fight off harmful viruses in humans. 

Real Simple Home & Lifestyle Network

Touro University Nevada Opens New Student Affairs Division

Touro in the News
August 21, 2015

Touro University Nevada held a ribbon cutting ceremony for it's new, 5,000-square-foot-center student affairs division, which will better accommodate the university's growing student population.

KTNV-Las Vegas

Pop Music In Touro Poli Sci Class

Touro in the News
August 19, 2015

How does Lander College professor Tom Rozinski teach students about Plato, Machiavelli, Rousseau and other political theorists? Why, through the music of Billy Joel, Les Miserables and Supertramp, of course.

The Jewish Week

Learning From Life

Touro in the News
August 14, 2015

In this profile of Dr. Steven Huberman, the dean of Touro's Graduate School of Social Work says that his difficult childhood and humble origins inspired him to pursue a career to help others like him.

The Jewish Standard

Different kind of brilliance: Med schools seeking nontraditional candidates

Touro in the News
July 09, 2015

The revamped MCAT and initiatives at several schools signal a new desire for students with varied interests - something DO schools have long valued.

What do these changes mean for osteopathic medicine and medicine in general? The message of osteopathic medicine is clearly spreading outside of the osteopathic medical profession, says Nadege Dady, EdD, the dean of student affairs for Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem. And that’s good news for patients.

The DO

NYC Nepali Community Pushing for Earthquake Aid

Touro in the News
June 23, 2015

Touro students, staff and alumni have been front and center in relief efforts for victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal. 

USA Today

A Sunburn can Take All the Fun Out of a Kid’s Summer Vacation

Touro in the News
June 14, 2015

Dr. Noah Kohn, an assistant professor of pediatrics and assistant dean for clinical faculty development at Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, offers some basic home remedies to treat sunburns. 

The Las Vegas Review-Journal