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Annual “Lobos Love Pink” Basketball Game Celebrates Breast Cancer Survivors

Year after year, breast cancer affects New Mexico’s women. And year after year, the University of New Mexico Lobos support those women and raise awareness of breast cancer by playing a game in their honor. This year, the game in their honor will be played on February 20, 2016 against the Air Force Falcons.

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Pregnancy & PTSD: Surprising Findings Could Help Moms-to-Be at Risk

For most women, expecting a baby brings intense joy --and a fair amount of worry. But what about women with post-traumatic stress disorder? Contrary to what researchers expected, a new study shows that pregnancy may actually reduce their PTSD symptoms. Or at the least, it won’t cause a flare-up.

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Fall in One-to-One Nursing Care of Very Sick New-Borns Linked to Higher Death Rate

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University of Warwick research indicates that a fall in one to one nursing care of very sick and premature new-borns is linked to a higher death rate in neonatal intensive care.

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Menominee Crack is an Unusual Geological Pop-Up Structure

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The mysterious crack that opened up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula first puzzled scientists. Now, a team from Michigan Tech with the Seismological Society of America has determined the structure is a geological pop-up feature.

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Improving Quality of Life for the Seriously Ill

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Iowa State Challenges Students to Turn Back Cyber Attacks, Keep Lights on, Water Running

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Teams of students will work eight straight hours to protect a simulated city's power and water utilities from cyber attackers. It’s all part of the country’s first Cyber-Physical System Cyber Defense Competition at Iowa State University on Saturday, Feb. 13.

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PRESIDENT’S BUDGET PROPOSES $20 MILLION PILOT PROGRAM TO INCREASE ACCESS TO PREP

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In this opinion piece, Sean Bland, JD, an associate at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University, discusses President Obama’s proposed pilot program to increase access to pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention.

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Statement from AMGA Regarding Imaging Restrictions in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget

The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) in a letter to the White House reiterated its opposition to a policy included in the FY 2017 Budget request that would hinder the ability of multispecialty medical groups and integrated health systems to provide advanced diagnostic imaging services to their patients.

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Media Experts at UC Riverside Available to Discuss Various Topics Surrounding Academy Awards/Oscars.

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Common Gene Variant Influences Girls' Food Choices …. For Better or Worse

If you’re fat, can you blame it on your genes? The answer is a qualified yes. Maybe. Under certain circumstances. Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity.

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Wayne State University Researchers Discover New Source of Mutations in Cancer

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Recently, a new mutation signature found in cancer cells was suspected to have been created by a family of enzymes found in human cells called the APOBEC3 family. The study, “Strand-biased Cytosine deamination at the Replication Fork causes Cytosine to Thymine Mutations in Escherichia coli,” led by Ashok Bhagwat, Ph.D., professor of chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University, was recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Companies Must Adapt Internal Communication as Demographics Change, Baylor Study Finds

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As baby boomers retire and an increasing number of millennials enter the workforce, internal communicators must adapt to accommodate the shift of generations, the rise of internal social media and the development of metrics to determine employee engagement, according to a Baylor University study.

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Two WCS Scientists Are Finalists for World’s Leading Award for Animal Conservation

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WCS is pleased to announce that two of its scientists, Dr. Joel Berger and Dr. P. Dee Boersma, have advanced as finalists for the 2016 Indianapolis Prize. This announcement was made by Indianapolis Prize officials today as the six finalists for the world’s leading award for animal conservation were revealed. In recognition of their success in the conservation of at-risk species, Berger and Boersma join fellow finalists Dr. Rodney Jackson, Professor Carl Jones, Dr. Carl Safina and Dr. Amanda Vincent.

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Figuring Out Why Artificial Joints Fail

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Using an advanced technology available nowhere else in the U.S., Rush has begun a retrospective study to analyze joint implants that fail in the hope of improving future implants and preventing or decreasing the incidence of joint replacement failure.

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A 'Nudge' Reduces Doctors' Unnecessary Antibiotic Prescription, Study Finds

Behavioral interventions that appealed to doctors' competitive spirits and desire to strengthen their reputations motivated them to significantly reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions, a new study shows.

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Former Award Winning BBC Wildlife Producer Launches New Travel Brand with Tusk Trust and WCS

‘Oryx’ is a new experience, created by Fergus Beeley, which aims to help people to be more aware and better understand wildlife conservation.

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New Certifications in Healthcare Simulation Recognized at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH)

The Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) recognized nearly 300 newly certified professionals last month at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH).

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Paper: Homeownership a 'Dream Deferred' for Millennial Generation

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For previous generations of Americans, homeownership was seen as one of the final rites of passage into adulthood and financial independence.