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Weighing the Risks of Hormone Therapy

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It's time to clear up the confusion and debunk the false reports surrounding the potentially serious health risks of Hormone Therapy.

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Community Leaders and Patients Dedicate Mount Sinai Queens Infusion Center

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Infusion Center treats cancer and blood disorders and now features private infusion bays, a nutrition station, and a totally renovated state-of-the-art interior

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UTHealth’s Belinda Reininger Recognized for Excellence in Public Health Practice

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Belinda Reininger, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been honored with the Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Public Health Practice.

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New Compounds Protect Nervous System From the Structural Damage Characteristic of Multiple Sclerosis

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Pharmacological Agents Hold Promise for Several Neurodegenerative Disorders

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The Meaning of Malcolm X for Africana Religions: Fifty Years On

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Since his death on February 21, 1965, the man who changed his name from Malcolm Little to Malcolm X and then finally to El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz has stood at the symbolic center of global Africana debates about diasporic consciousness, political liberation, strategies for Black empowerment, and Black religious identity. Half a century later, the intellectual and activist legacy of Malcolm X is more important than ever for understanding the religions and the cultures of Africana people in the modern world.

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The Better to See You With

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A mechanical engineer and his team have developed a computer-controlled camera that enables their robotic ankle to see where it is going.

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Media Advisory: VICE Media Founder Shane Smith Announces $500,000 Matching Gift to Fund Cancer Research at Mayo Clinic

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On Friday, Feb. 27 at 10 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT, HBO will air a documentary from VICE Media entitled Killing Cancer, which follows pioneering cancer researchers including those at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. The broadcast will conclude with the announcement of a matching gift campaign established by the documentary’s host and producer Shane Smith to fund cancer research at Mayo Clinic.

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Crohn’s Disease Not Exempt From Racial Disparities

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A study published recently in the IBD Journal found significant differences in hospital readmissions, medication usage, and both medical and surgical complications of children with Crohn’s disease related to race. In the study, black children had a 1.5 times higher frequency of hospital readmissions because of Crohn’s disease compared to white children.

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Innovative, Lower Cost Sensors and Controls Yield Better Energy Efficiency

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Buildings are responsible for about 40 percent of the energy consumed in the United States. Studies indicate that advanced sensors and controls have the potential to reduce the energy consumption of buildings by 20-30 percent.