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Appeals Court Rules Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional - Experts Needed

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been named one of 15 recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) of the Department of Defense. The award is the highest honor given by the U.S. government to employers for their exceptional support of employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.

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Six Hand Washing Tips to Help Protect Your Family

As the beginning of the school year approaches, parents need to remind their children about the importance of hand washing. Every day people touch several surfaces including books, desks, door knobs, sink handles, and other people and of them harbor germs like bacteria and viruses that can cause illnesses.

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NCCN Offers Free Webinars for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

On August 16, 2014, NCCN will host the second of two free patient information webinars designed to allow patients and their caregivers the opportunity to listen to live expert discussions about non-small cell lung cancer.

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New Protein Structure Could Help Treat Alzheimer's, Related Diseases

University of Washington bioengineers have a designed a peptide structure that can stop the harmful changes of the body's normal proteins into a state that's linked to widespread diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Six Reasons for Headaches in School-Age Children and How Parents Can Help Relieve the Pain

As the school year approaches and begins, many parents may start to hear their children complain about headaches.

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Stony Brook Children’s Expert Says ACT Now, Reduce Deaths in Hot Cars

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Babies and young children can sleep so peacefully that it may be tempting to leave them alone in a car while you run a quick errand. This, however, must never be done. It can lead to heatstroke, serious injury, and death. Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children. It has claimed the lives of more than 600 children since 1998, and that number grows close to 40 more each year.

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Competition Seeks Experts in Science and Machine Learning to Predict and Detect Seizures

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Epilepsy affects more than 50 million people worldwide. Despite multiple attempts to control seizure activity with medication, three million Americans suffer from recurrent, spontaneous epileptic seizures, the onset of which cannot be predicted or detected in advance. A team of researchers from Penn and the Mayo Clinic has challenged the best minds in science and “machine learning” to improve devices to treat epilepsy with two competitions to detect and predict seizure onset.

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