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Article ID: 698927

One Out Of Two Kids Is Missing Out On Key Nutrients Critical For Their Health

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Amid the chaos of getting kids out the door in the morning and taming the hangry monsters that get off the bus in the afternoon, parents may be overlooking a critical part of setting their kids up for success during the school year: a nutrient-rich diet. One out of two kids ages 9 and up are not getting enough calcium, vitamin D and potassium – nutrients they need to grow, learn and play. And, most kids younger than nine are falling short on vitamin D and potassium.

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14-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 698940

Alarming” Diabetes Epidemic in Guatemala Tied to Aging, Not Obesity

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

The diabetes epidemic in Guatemala is worse than previously thought: more than 25 percent of its indigenous people, who make up 60 percent of the population, suffer from type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, suggests a new study published in PLOS One from researchers at the Penn Center for Global Health.

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Article ID: 698901

Racial and Ethnic Minority Patients Have Lower Rates of Medicare Preventive Care Visits – Income and Education Partially Explain the Difference

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Medicare patients nationwide have low rates of preventive care visits – with the lowest rates found in older adults of minority race/ethnicity, reports a study in the September issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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Article ID: 698762

Global Funding for Adolescent Health Misses the Target

Harvard Medical School

Adolescents make up more than a quarter of the population in developing countries. Only 1.6 percent of global development assistance for health from 2003-2016 went to adolescent health. Resource allocation failed to address many of the diseases that take the worst toll on adolescent health, such as depressive disorders, anemia and injuries.

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Article ID: 698696

Race and Research: How Public Health Experts Can Reduce Racial Bias in Their Work

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

How can public health researchers address racism? That’s the focus of a supplement to the latest issue of the journal Ethnicity & Disease, for which UCLA professor Chandra Ford served as guest editor.

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7-Aug-2018 9:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698644

Got the ‘Drunchies’? New Study Shows How Heavy Drinking Affects Diet

University at Buffalo

With obesity continuing to rise in America, researchers decided to look at a sample of college students to better understand how drinking affects what they eat, both that night and for their first meal the next day.

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7-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 698229

New Method Helps Determine Effectiveness of Interventions in Reducing Spread of HIV

New York University

Using genetic sequencing to understand the evolutionary relationships among pathogens, an international team of researchers—including several from the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at New York University—has developed a new method to determine how effective interventions are against the spread of infectious diseases like HIV.

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Article ID: 698562

Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Not Prepared to Diagnose and Treat Common Diseases

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Bangladesh, Haiti, Malawi, Nepal and Tanzania each has fewer than five health facilities that can properly diagnose and treat cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes, a new UCLA study reports.

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3-Aug-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698487

Research on Personalized Medicine, Global Health, and Portable Tests Draws More Than 20,000 Attendees to the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

AACC welcomed thousands of medical professionals and healthcare leaders at the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo from July 29–August 2. The meeting showcased advancements in clinical testing technology and research that improve the ability of healthcare providers to diagnose patients quickly and accurately and ensure that patients get effective medical treatment.

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2-Aug-2018 12:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698434

GW Health Workforce Institute Leaders for Health Equity Fellowship Joins Global Atlantic Fellows Program

George Washington University

The George Washington University (GW) Health Workforce Institute, based at the Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH), today announced that its Leaders for Health Equity Fellowship program has officially joined the global community of Atlantic Fellows. The program will now be known as the Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity.

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2-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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