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When Air Pollution Is Bad, Know How to Protect Yourself

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There are steps we can take to protect ourselves and our families from air pollution, which has well-documented negative consequences for childhood asthma, birth outcomes, pregnancy risks, cardiovascular health, and other diseases.

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Iowa State Engineers Dive Into Big Data to Develop Better System to Manage Traffic Incidents

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Iowa State traffic researchers are developing technology that will take the huge amounts of data collected by the Iowa Department of Transportation, sort through it all and identify problems. The goal is early detection of traffic incidents and better traffic management.

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Penn Researchers Call for Better Laws Covering Patient Incentives to Improve Care

Current federal anti-kickback laws prohibit pharmaceutical companies and providers from bribing patients to seek their goods and services. Unfortunately, the laws also prevent hospitals from offering services that could potentially benefit patients, such as free rides to elderly or disabled patients to help them get to their appointments.

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Early Infant Weight Gain, Preventing Vision Loss, Sesame Street's Julia, and More in the Children's Health News Source

Click here for the latest research and features on Children's Health.

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AAOS 2017: Why Some ACL Surgeries Fail

Typically, orthopaedic surgeons can get athletes back to their sport with ACL reconstruction surgery. But what happens when the reconstruction surgery isn’t successful?

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New Study Maps Space Dust in 3-D

A new Berkeley Lab-led study provides detailed 3-D views of space dust in the Milky Way, which could help us understand the properties of this dust and how it affects views of distant objects.

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Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. To Speak at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute April 11

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The Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, will take part in a conversation with Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson, a recent recipient of the National Medal of Science, on Tuesday, April 11. The event will be held in the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center on the Rensselaer campus.

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American Chiropractic Association Adopts Low Back Pain Treatment Guidelines

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA), during its annual House of Delegates meeting March 17, approved a resolution to adopt clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of low back pain from the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP). The association seeks to direct its members, payers and policy makers toward shared interpretations of current evidence-based best practices.

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Smith School of Business and Reticle Join Forces

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Retired Canadian Special Operations Forces leaders challenge Queen’s MBA students in experiential learning exercise.

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History Professor Earns NSF Grant to Look at Evolution of Attitudes Toward People with Developmental Disabilities

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Andrew Hogan, PhD, an assistant professor in the Creighton University Department of History, has earned a grant from the NSF’s Science, Technology and Society program to study the evolution of attitudes and narratives about people with developmental disabilities.







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