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Urgent Care Versus the ER? Johns Hopkins Pediatrican Offers Tips on Making the Right Choice

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It’s Friday afternoon and your 20-month-old son is running a fever. He is cranky, refuses to eat, periodically pulls on his ears, and isn’t his usual playful self. Your reaction is ...

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Reduce the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

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During Heart Month, the Cardiovascular Institute of New Jersey at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is promoting the importance of controlling high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in order to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and other related chronic disorders in adults.

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Announcing Broad Range of Insurances Now Accepted at Jersey Coast Vascular Institute

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Access to Vascular Services Increased at Ocean Medical Center and Meridian Health

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Where Did the Missing Oil Go? New FSU Study Says Some Is Sitting on the Gulf Floor

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A new study led by Florida State University Professor of Oceanography Jeff Chanton finds that some 6 million to 10 million gallons of oil from the BP oil spill are buried in the sediment on the Gulf floor, about 62 miles southeast of the Mississippi Delta.

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Making Smart Materials Even Smarter – Earns an Engineer a Prestigious Air Force Award

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Virginia Tech’s Pablo Tarazaga, an expert in the field of smart materials, has received a prestigious 2015 Air Force Young Investigator Award, valued at $449,600 over a three-year period. Tarazaga, a mechanical engineer, is one of only 57 scientists and engineers in the U.S. to receive this honor.

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WIU Professor Publishes Research About Unique Cardinal

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Western Illinois University biological sciences Professor Brian Peer is receiving attention for his research and publication on a bilateral gynandromorph bird found in the wild.

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New Clues About a Brain Protein with High Affinity for Valium

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Valium, one of the best known antianxiety drugs, produces its calming effects by binding with a particular protein in the brain. But the drug has an almost equally strong affinity for a completely different protein. New studies revealing atomic level details of this secondary interaction might offer clues about Valium's side effects and point the way to more effective drugs.

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Teaching Doctors in the New Millennium: Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine Opens New Home for Medical Education

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With the opening of the Henry A. Jordan M’62 Medical Education Center, the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has expanded its urban campus with an innovative new facility that’s redefining medical education for 21st century doctors.

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UC San Diego, UC San Francisco Launch New Cancer Cell Mapping Initiative

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Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University of California, San Francisco, with support from a diverse team of collaborators, have launched an ambitious new project – dubbed the Cancer Cell Map Initiative or CCMI – to determine how all of the components of a cancer cell interact.