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Preparing for Work in the Aging Economy

September 10th, 2018

As college classes resume this fall, Georgetown University will welcome its inaugural class of students in a brand new degree: a Master’s of Science in Health and Aging. “The longevity market is a really exciting space with a great need for trained, educated professionals,” said professor Pamela A. Saunders, Program Director of the new GU program.

Master’s in Aging and Health Announced

February 15th, 2018

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is set to introduce an interdisciplinary Master of Science in Aging and Health degree program next fall to confront issues facing an increasingly senior and aging population in the United States. The new program is set to be housed in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences but to draw from both undergraduate and graduate teaching faculty.

Family history increases breast cancer risk even in older women

February 12th, 2018

Family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women — those ages 65 and older, according to research team, led by Dejana Braithwaite, published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The findings could impact mammography screening decisions later in life.

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