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White House Health Care Forum on Fairfax Campus Monday

Posted: January 23, 2015 at 4:21 pm, Last Updated: January 23, 2015 at 4:31 pm

President Ángel Cabrera and Provost S. David Wu will join officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at a on-campus forum Monday, Jan. 26.

Making a case for stricter exemptions for childhood vaccinations

Posted: January 23, 2015 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: January 23, 2015 at 7:26 am

Although studies show that stricter rules on exemptions could help reduce cases of vaccine preventable diseases, many legislative initiatives have been focused on expanding exemptions.

Mason-based Virginia Serious Game Institute Scores Big in First Year

Posted: January 6, 2015 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: January 7, 2015 at 11:56 am

The institute offers Virginia schools, businesses and universities hands-on training, certification, research and development assistance by merging game company incubation and rapid prototype development.

Mason Nursing Professor Discovers Method for Diagnosing Restless Legs Syndrome

Posted: January 6, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: January 6, 2015 at 10:46 am

The discovery may enable such patients to stay with their families longer instead of going to nursing homes.

Mason-led Research Team Unveils Unprecedented Study on Sports Physicals for Young Athletes

Posted: January 5, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: January 5, 2015 at 5:01 pm

The study examined current policies in 50 states and in Washington, D.C., and found the requirements for their use and the content of the evaluations vary and are determined individually by each state.

Mason Alumna Part of Group Named Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’

Posted: December 19, 2014 at 4:41 pm, Last Updated: January 5, 2015 at 8:58 am

Audrey Ferguson, who earned a BS in nursing from George Mason in 2012, spent several weeks in Liberia in November and December on the front lines of the fight against Ebola.