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Penn Medicine Analysis Shows that One-Third of Americans Do Not Have Access to Stroke Center Within One Hour

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Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, but access to rapid EMS care and appropriate stroke care centers with the ability to deliver acute stroke therapies can drastically mitigate the debilitating effects of a stroke. A population-based approach to health planning would prevent disparities in access to specialized stroke care, says new Penn Medicine research. Their evaluation of access to stroke centers in the U.S. found that even under the most optimal conditions, a large proportion of the United States population would be unable to access a comprehensive stroke center within 60 minutes. The study is published in the current issue of Neurology.

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Supporting Citizen Science in the Gulf of Mexico

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The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Regional Association is developing a new citizen-science data portal that will help make information that citizen-science groups gather more accessible to a wider audience.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and UMHS launch statewide initiative to evaluate and improve genetic testing

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the University of Michigan Health System are collaborating with physicians and laboratories across the state as part of a new initiative to improve genetic testing practices.

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Beating the Biological Clock

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For a variety of reasons, many women choose to postpone childbearing until they are in their 30s or even 40s. But the difficult truth is that the biological clock waits for no one, and fertility declines with age. Increasingly, young women are turning to a procedure that allows them to freeze their eggs while they are fertile and store them until a pregnancy is desired.

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Justice Department Report on Ferguson: A Warning To the Nation on Race and the Abuse of Police and Courts, Experts Say

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NYU Langone Establishes First-Of-Its-Kind Center To Diagnose And Treat Deadly Blood Clots

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NYU Langone Medical Center has announced the creation of a new multidisciplinary Venous Thromboembolic Disease Center (VTEC) to treat those with life-threating blood clots.

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"Extinct" Bird Re-Discovered

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A scientific team from WCS, Myanmar’s Nature and Wildlife Conservation Division – MOECAF, and National University of Singapore (NUS) has rediscovered a bird previously thought to be extinct.

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NYU Chemists Develop “Looking Glass” for Spotting Sound Molecular Structures

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New York University chemists have developed a computational approach for determining the viability and suitability of complex molecular structures—an advancement that could aid in the development of pharmaceuticals as well as a range of other materials.