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Viruses Thrive in Big Families, in Sickness and in Health

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A study led by the University of Utah School of Medicine finds that every child puts a household at increased risk for viral infections. Childless households had infections during 3-4 weeks of the year, while families with six children were infected for 45 weeks. But only half who tested positive reported feeling ill. Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, the results can help families and health care providers know when illness should be cause for concern.

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Legislation Introduced That Would Reduce Healthcare Spending and Improve the Health of People with Diabetes

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) renewed its call for Congress to pass legislation that would result in more people with diabetes gaining access to diabetes education through The Access To Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015.

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People with Type 2 Diabetes Do Indeed Benefit From Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring: Study

People with type 2 diabetes can lower their blood sugar if they follow a personalized blood glucose monitoring schedule, even if they don’t use insulin, according to a new study being presented at AADE15, the annual meeting and exhibition of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

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New Benchmarks for Molecular Spectroscopy

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Researchers at Tsinghua University in Beijing have recently used a technique called zero-kinetic energy photoelectron spectroscopy to obtain a list in unprecedented detail of the quantum energy levels of the cyanoacetylene cation, a linear, five-atom molecule that exhibits nuclear and electronic coupling effects and is found in interstellar clouds and in the atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon Titan.

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Survey Shows That New Moms Are Concerned About Beginning Breastfeeding

Beginning breastfeeding is the second-greatest concern of pregnant moms, ranked just after proper recovery from labor and birth, said more than 1,000 survey participants of Healthy Mom&Baby, a consumer magazine (print and online) from the mother/baby nurses of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).

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Could Body Posture During Sleep Affect How Your Brain Clears Waste?

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Sleeping in the side position, as compared to on one’s back or stomach, may more effectively remove brain waste and prove to be an important practice to help reduce the chances of developing Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases.

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Weatherhead School of Management Offers New Online Course About Coaching with Compassion

Behavioral and neuroscience research shows that coaching with compassion helps inspire and motivate people to learn, change and be effective leaders. Case Western Reserve University faculty members Ellen Van Oosten, Melvin Smith and Richard Boyatzis at the Weatherhead School of Management’s Department of Organizational Behavior will offer a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) through Coursera beginning Oct. 5, titled “Conversations that Inspire: Coaching Learning, Leadership and Change.’’

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Iowa State, Astronaut Clayton Anderson Ready to Teach Undergrads About Spaceflight Ops

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Twelve undergraduates will learn lessons in commercial spaceflight and operational thinking during the second Spaceflight Operations Workshop to be offered by Iowa State University. Retired astronaut Clayton Anderson helped organize the workshop.

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Coordinated Effort Can Prevent Spread of Thousands of Hospital-Acquired Infections

Communication among health care facilities, public health agencies is critical in effort to avoid HAIs, CDC-led study finds