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By Far, Men Garner Most Coveted Speaking Slots at Virology Meetings

In their recent study, published in the Journal of Virology, the University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers examined 35 years worth of invited speaker rosters from four prominent virology meetings, including the American Society for Virology, which is hosting its annual meeting in Madison, Wisconsin starting June 24, 2017. They found that men were overwhelmingly represented.

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Patient Race and Gender Together Are Important in Predicting Heart Attack Symptoms in the Emergency Department

Researchers at the George Washington University published research finding that certain symptoms are more and less predictive of patients’ risk for acute coronary syndrome, which includes heart attack, in patients of different gender and race.

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More Breast Cancers Were Diagnosed at Early Stage After Affordable Care Act Took Effect

A Loyola University Chicago study published this month has found an increase in the percentage of breast cancer patients who were diagnosed in early Stage 1, after the Affordable Care Act took effect. The increases in Stage 1 diagnoses were higher among African American and Latina breast cancer patients.

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Does Increased Political Activism Mean That More Women Will Run for Public Office?

New survey reveals surprising findings

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Parents of Newborn Daughters Take Fewer Risks Study Suggests

This study explores the effect of learning a child’s gender on parents’ attitudes towards risky behaviors. In this study, the first of its kind, the authors gathered prenatal and post-birth data from the pediatric wards of hospitals in both the United Kingdom and Ukraine, allowing for longitudinal and cross-sectional analyses of those attitudes.

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Anti-Bullying Expert: “Educators Need to Step In to Prevent LGBTQ Harassment”

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What can parents and educators do to protect the rights of LGBTQ students in the face of bullying?

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DNA-Cutting Enzyme, Drug for High-Risk Leukemias, Infant Sun Protection, and More in the Children's Health News Source

Click here for the latest research and features on Children's Health.

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Teaching Transgender Respect, Methamphetamine Use Disorder Trial, Rx Drug Cost, and More in the Healthcare News Source

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Openly Gay University Dean Seeks to Shatter Perceptions, Improve LGBTQ Health

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Perry Halkitis, Rutgers School of Public Health’s incoming dean, talks about what it means to be an openly gay leader in higher education and the initiatives he is planning for the school







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