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The Interpretation of Healthy Eating and a Curriculum to Prevent Childhood Obesity – JNEB’s Best Article and GEM

The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB) announces the 2014 Best Article and Best Great Educational Material (GEM) awards, which were presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) annual conference, “Nutrition Education Impact: Local to Global,” in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 28 – July 1, 2014. These annual awards recognize the authors of the best article and best GEM published each year in JNEB, as judged by members of the JNEB Journal Committee and Board of Editors. All authors will receive a plaque and the lead authors will receive a monetary award.

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Small RNAs in Blood May Reveal Heart Injury

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Like clues to a crime, specific molecules in the body can hint at exposure to toxins, infectious agents or even trauma, and so help doctors determine whether and how to treat a patient. In recent years, tiny pieces of RNA called microRNAs have captured scientific attention for their potential as markers of health and disease.

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Colorado State University Helps Lead International Charge on New Radiation Treatment for Cancer

Imagine a targeted radiation therapy for cancer that could pinpoint and blast away tumors more effectively than traditional methods, with fewer side effects and less damage to surrounding tissues and organs. That’s the reality with a treatment called carbon ion radiotherapy, an option that is, for now, available only outside the United States.

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Georgia Tech Jailbreaks iOS 7.1.2

Security researchers at the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) have discovered a way to jailbreak current generation Apple iOS devices (e.g., iPhones and iPads) running the latest iOS software.

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AMGA Survey Reveals High Deductible and “Consumer-Driven” Health Plan Options Continue to Grow within Physician Benefit Plan Design

Findings just released in the 2014 AMGA Provider Benefits Survey highlight the continuing trend toward consumer accountability through the prevalence of high-deductible (HDHP) and consumer-driven health plans (CDHP) for medical groups.

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Sanford Clinical Trial Looks for Genetic Targets in Cancer

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Sanford Health is working to enroll approximately 50 adult patients whose cancer has progressed after the first line of treatment or who have rare cancers without standard treatment options in a clinical trial to look for genetic information that could help customize treatment options.

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