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Exascale and the City

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The Argonne-led Multiscale Coupled Urban Systems project will create a computational framework for urban developers and planners to evaluate integrated models of city systems and processes.

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Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department, Emergency Care, Emergency Rooms, Healthcare, Healthcare Policy, Obamacare, ER, Health Policy

New Study: Nearly Half of U.S. Medical Care Comes From Emergency Rooms

Nearly half of all US medical care is delivered by emergency departments, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In recent years, the percentage of care delivered by emergency departments has grown. The paper highlights the major role played by emergency rooms in U.S. health care.

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Skimping on Sleep May Contribute to Gestational Diabetes

A new study has found that lack of sleep among pregnant women may be a contributing factor to the development of gestational diabetes.

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UNC Center for Health Innovation Recognized Again by Becker’s Hospital Review

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The UNC Center for Health Innovation is included in a new list of 58 Hospitals and Health Systems with Innovation Programs, published today by Becker’s Hospital Review.

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Global Health Leader Mark Dybul Elected to National Academy of Medicine

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The National Academy of Medicine announced today the election of Mark Dybul, MD, professor of medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, as one of its newest member. Dybul is faculty co-director of the Center for Global Health and Quality at Georgetown University Medical Center.

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NEPIN Appoints Tina Lear as National Program Director

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The National Education Progression in Nursing Collaborative hires Tina Lear as National Program Director

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EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 22-Oct-2017 3:30 PM EDT

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Flu Vaccine Failed to Protect Young Leukemia Patients During Cancer Treatment

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators said the results reinforce the importance of hand washing and other measures to help protect vulnerable patients from influenza infections.

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Influenza, Viruses, Virology, H7N9, flu, Bird Flu

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Food Borne, Food Borne Bacteria, Food Borne Illness, Food Borne Illnesses, Food Borne Infection, Food Borne Pathogens, E. Coli, Salmonella, Bacillus cereus, Shigella, Listeria

What’s Making You Sick: An in-Depth Look at Food-Borne Illnesses

A UAB Infectious Diseases physician discusses bacteria found in food-borne illnesses and why you should wash your hands.







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