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Northwestern University, Law, Podcast

The Supreme Court, Gorsuch and the Nuclear Option

Northwestern Law alumnus Carter Phillips, ’77, one of the nation’s preeminent appellate advocates, discusses the current state of the U.S. Supreme Court in the 10th episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series. Host Daniel Rodriguez, dean of Northwestern Law, talks to Phillips about President Donald Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch, the Democratic Party opposition and the consequences of the “nuclear option” if Democrat senators decide to filibuster the nomination.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn Disease, functional heartburn, Heartburn, health psychologist, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, diaphragmatic breathing, gut-directed hypnotherapy, Hypnotherapy, Gastrointestinal Disorder

Health Psychologists Now Treating Functional Heartburn, Crohn's Disease, IBS and other GI Disorders

Health psychologists have begun treating gastrointestinal disorders that are strongly affected by stress, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease, functional heartburn, functional dyspepsia and ulcerative colitis.

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American Academy Of Dermatology, AAD Annual Meeting, Dermatology, Dermatologists

Thousands Attend 2017 AAD Annual Meeting in Orlando

The American Academy of Dermatology’s 2017 Annual Meeting garnered the fourth-highest attendance in the organization’s history, drawing more than 18,800 registrants from 111 countries to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

Science

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Materials Science, Advanced Photon Source (APS), Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM), Nanoscience, Surface & interface studies, Synchrotron Radiation, Synchrotron instruments & techniques, X-ray imaging & holography, X-ray scattering & detection

Single-Angle Ptychography Allows 3D Imaging of Stressed Materials

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Scientists have used a new X-ray diffraction technique called Bragg single-angle ptychography to get a clear picture of how planes of atoms shift and squeeze under stress.

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Board Announcement

Architect Juan Gabriel Moreno Named to Loyola University Health System Board of Directors

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Juan Gabriel Moreno, president and founder of the highly acclaimed JGMA (Juan Gabriel Moreno Architects), has been named to the Board of Directors of Loyola University Health System (LUHS).

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Oncology, Board Announcement

William S. Small, Jr., MD, Named to Loyola University Health System’s Board of Directors

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William S. Small, Jr., MD, FACRO, FACR, FASTRO, chair of the department of radiation oncology, has been named to the Board of Directors of Loyola University Health System.

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Tree nut allergy, Peanut Allergy, oral food challenge, Acaai, Allergist

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education and health, Bobby L. Rush

Congressman Bobby L. Rush Announces Carolyn and Bobby L. Rush Scholarship at Rush University

In honor of his late wife, Congressman Bobby L. Rush has established the Carolyn and Bobby L. Rush Scholarship, which will be awarded to underrepresented minority students interested in pursuing a career in health sciences through the Rush University College of Health Sciences Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) program.

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Northwestern University, Transportation

Chicago’s Red-Light Camera Program Has Significant Safety Benefits

Chicago’s red-light cameras reduce serious injury crashes at intersections where they are placed and also have a measurable “spillover effect” that improves safety at intersections without cameras, according to a Northwestern University Transportation Center study released today (March 20).The research team found the Chicago red-light camera (RLC) enforcement program delivers significant safety benefits, and the 104-page report provides several recommendations to enhance the program’s performance.

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Baseball Injuries, Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder Injuries in Professional Baseball Players: A Continuing Puzzle

Professional baseball players struggle to return to a high level of play after biceps tenodesis (BP) surgery, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day in San Diego. The study examined how players with SLAP tears responded to biceps tenodesis.







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