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Endocrine Society Joins March for Science

The Endocrine Society is proudly partnering with the March for Science, which will bring together more than 100 scientific organizations on Saturday, April 22 to celebrate science and rally public support for publicly funded research.

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Cold Symptoms Feel Worse When People Feel Lonely

Having a cold is bad enough, but having a cold if you’re lonely can actually feel worse, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Climate Change's Toll on Mental Health

When people think about climate change, they probably think first about its effects on the environment, and possibly on their physical health. But climate change also takes a significant toll on mental health, according to a new report released by the American Psychological Association and ecoAmerica entitled Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance.

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The Affordable Care Act—What Comes Next?

Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University (GW) will hold a public forum on April 4 that will focus on the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including the recent failed move to repeal it

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High Schoolers Honored for Highlighting “Healthy Holidays” Hygiene

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Litchfield, Minnesota high school students who used holiday-themed messages to hammer home the importance of hand hygiene are the recipients of the 2017 “Healthy Schools, Healthy People: It’s a SNAP” National Award. The Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP! (School Network for Absenteeism Prevention) program is a joint initiative of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to promote handwashing among students.

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ASN and AAKP Advocates are on Capitol Hill Urging Congress to Support Kidney Disease Research and the Living Donor Protection Act

Advocates from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) are meeting with Representatives, Senators, and their respective staffs today to urge Congress to continue its historic support of research funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and to cosponsor and pass the Living Donor Protection Act (H.R. 1270), no-cost legislation to eliminate barriers to living donation and increase access to transplants.

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ENDO 2017 News Conferences to Feature Obesity/Diabetes Technologies, Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals, Thyroid and Men’s Health Research

News conferences will explore the latest research advances in obesity and diabetes technologies, thyroid conditions, men’s health and endocrine-disrupting chemicals at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society’s 99th Annual Meeting & Expo. The meeting will take place April 1–4 in Orlando, Fla.

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Smithsonian Snapshot: A Walk Among the Cherry Blossoms

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More than a century ago, cherry trees made beautiful backdrops for photos—just as they do today. This Smithsonian Snapshot shows three young women dressed in kimonos posing with parasols under a blooming cherry blossom tree, circa 1860–1900.

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Social Media and Professionalism Course Influences Online Behavior in First-Year Medical Students

Researchers at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences found a majority of first-year medical students changed their online behavior after participating in a social media and professionalism course, with results published in the Teaching and Learning in Medicine journal.







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