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Responsible Use of X-Rays in Dentistry for Children Is Aim of New Education and Awareness Initiative

University of Louisville School of Dentistry, along with an international team of dental and medical radiologists and dental specialists discuss the implications of the Image Gently campaign in an article published in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology.

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Living in a Disadvantaged Neighborhood Worsens Musculoskeletal Pain Outcomes After Trauma Exposure

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People living in lower-income neighborhoods have worse musculoskeletal pain outcomes over time after stressful events such as motor vehicle collisions than people from higher-income neighborhoods, a new study finds.

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Professional Recommendations Against Routine Prostate Cancer Screening Have Little Effect

The effect of guidelines recommending that elderly men should not be routinely screened for prostate cancer “has been minimal at best,” according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.

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Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Welcomes Five New Trustees

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) today announced the election of five new members to its Board of Trustees.

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Will It Spread? Company Can Pinpoint the Onset of Metastasis

Expert can speak on the challenge of calculating beforehand the likelihood that a particular woman’s breast cancer will metastasize or not, and how new tests might offer a way forward. MetaStat, Inc., a life sciences company, is developing new tests for women with breast cancer to analyze whether their tumors have metastatic potential, MetaSite Breast and MenaCal. These tests are intended to potentially allow clinicians to customize cancer treatment decisions by identifying and differentiating high-risk patients who need aggressive therapy, and by possibly sparing low-risk patients from the harmful side effects and expense of chemotherapy and mastectomy.

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Study Finds Domestic Violence Issue Possible Red Zone Fumble for NFL

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Twice as many women as compared to men are of the strong opinion that Ray Rice, former Baltimore Ravens running back, should never play in the NFL again, according to a new survey conducted by Drs. Kristi Sweeney and Elizabeth Gregg, both assistant professors in the Department of Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management at the University of North Florida.

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UVA Center for Telehealth Earns Governor’s Technology Award

The University of Virginia Center for Telehealth received a 2014 Governor’s Technology Award for making it easier to access high-quality care and health education for patients across Virginia.

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American University Professor Claudia Myers’ Film “Fort Bliss” Debuts in Theaters this Friday

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"Fort Bliss" is a a story that explores the sacrifices made every day by men and women in the armed services and the burdens that are placed on military families when parents are called to deploy.

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New Editors Join G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, an Open Access Journal of the Genetics Society of America

The Genetics Society of America today announced new additions to the editorial board of its peer-reviewed, peer-edited journal G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics. Since the journal’s launch in June 2011, its editorial board of academic experts has been instrumental in shaping G3 into an important forum for the publication of useful genetics findings and resources.

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New Editors Join GENETICS, the Flagship Journal of the Genetics Society of America

The Genetics Society of America today announced new appointments to the editorial board of its flagship journal GENETICS. The recent additions complement the renewed focus of the peer-reviewed, peer-edited journal in the areas of genomics, human genetics, and methods, among other fields.

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