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Father and son share special bond; both receive cochlear implants to improve hearing, speech

After Randy Adams saw his young son, who is completely deaf, receive a cochlear implant that replaces the function of his damaged inner ear, the 35-year-old was inspired. Profoundly deaf himself, he learned that he might also be a candidate for the procedure and device, and decided to try it. News Story >>

 School of Nursing ranked 4th in U.S. News 2018 graduate school rankings

School of Nursing ranked 4th in U.S. News 2018 graduate school rankings

Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing was ranked 4th in the nation according to US News and World Report's 2018 America's Best Graduate Schools. The ranking is a jump from 8th last year and commemorates the first time in Emory's history that any school has ranked among the top five. News Story >>

 Future infectious disease workforce in jeopardy, despite rising need

Future infectious disease workforce in jeopardy, despite rising need

The number of newly trained infectious disease physicians will not match future needs posed by challenging and emerging diseases or an expected increase in resistant microbes unless new solutions are quickly developed, warn infectious diseases experts in an invited commentary in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. News Story >>