DUHS patient declared Ebola-free
Officials announced Wednesday evening that the second round of tests on the Duke University Hospital patient who developed a fever after returning from Liberia have come back negative for Ebola.
Further testing may confirm patient as Ebola-free
A patient being treated for possible symptoms of Ebola at Duke University Hospital may be removed from isolation after further tests are conducted Wednesday.
Preliminary tests for potential Ebola patient negative
Preliminary blood tests are negative for a patient being monitored for Ebola at Duke University Hospital, according to an email sent to the Duke community Monday morning.
Hospital Halloween: 'Nice to have a distraction'
The Child and Adolescent Life Program at Duke Children’s Hospital celebrated Halloween on Friday afternoon with a parade, among other activities for the child patients.
Potential Ebola patient admitted to Duke University Hospital
A patient displaying potential symptoms of Ebola was admitted to Duke University Hospital Sunday.
Duke patient regains sight via 'bionic eye'
For 33 years, Larry Hester's world was dark—but thanks to a "bionic eye" implanted by Duke Eye Center, he is now getting a second chance at sight.
East Campus Student Health space considered for other offices
The space that once housed the Duke East Campus Health Center—which closed first semester—is now being discussed as a potential location for a number of other services.
10-year old raises money for new basketball court at Children's Hospital
For his 10th birthday, Max Bonnstetter wants something more than presents.
Decade of Dzau leaves DUHS "well prepared for the future"
When he leaves Duke June 30, Dr. Victor Dzau, CEO and president of Duke University Health System and chancellor for health affairs, will take his expertise to his new position as president of the...
Dzau to leave DUHS for Institute of Medicine
After nearly 10 years, Dr. Victor Dzau, Duke University Health System president and CEO as well as chancellor for health affairs will be leaving to become the president of the Institute of Medicine.
Duke pediatrician appointed to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Duke pediatrician Alex Kemper has been selected to join the US Preventive Services Task Force.
Duke Diet and Fitness Center runs 800-calorie diet program
The Duke Diet and Fitness Center is promoting an approximately 800-calories-a-day meal replacement program for people unable to lose weight through other dieting means.
DGHI unveils cancer prevention partnership in Tanzania
With the unveiling of the new Global Cancer Initiative, the University is taking its global health prevention efforts to a new level.
Foundation donates Alexander Calder mobile to Duke Children's Hospital
A mobile by famous sculptor Alexander Calder has been donated to Duke Medicine, according to a Duke Health press release.
DUHS limits visitors due to flu outbreak
Duke University Health System hospitals, clinics and emergency care centers have been restricting visitor access since Dec. 30 to curb flu outbreak.
The dogtor is in: service dog helps monitor seven-year-old's status in surgery
Dr. Brad Taicher, a Duke Hospital pediatrics anesthesiology specialist, recently operated on seven-year-old Kaelyn Krawczyk and allowed her service dog JJ into the operating suite to help monitor...
DUHS faculty member, cancer researcher chosen to head Hutchinson Institute
Dr. Gary Lyman was selected to lead the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research in Seattle, Wash.
Duke Eye Center opens new entrance to improve patient experience
A new temporary entrance to the Duke Eye Center will benefit patients while construction is ongoing.
Duke chooses own health insurance plan over ACA for employees
The Affordable Care Act will have little impact on the way Duke manages its health care policies.
School of Nursing to offer HIV/AIDS concentration
As of fall 2014, the Duke University School of Nursing will offer a concentration in HIV/AIDS specialty.
Duke Cancer Institute volunteers concerned about training
Many students, however, believe that training for such a large volunteering program should cover more areas and be more specific, particularly in terms of bedside manner.
Vaccinations spike following new DUHS flu shot requirements
The Duke University Health System has experienced a dramatic increase in flu vaccinations this year following a major policy change in April.
Research at Duke-NUS tackles different areas than School of Medicine
Eight years after its establishment, Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School has developed as a hybrid style of medical education.
Medical students fear potential budget cut's effect on residency programs
A nationwide $11 billion dollar budget cut to graduate medical education, if passed, may hurt Duke’s residency program in the future.
Health experts evaluate role of Internet in accessing medical information
Social media has changed the health industry landscape significantly, according to a new book written by a Duke professor.