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San Diego State’s National Center for the Study of Children’s Literature: What Kids’ Books Say About Culture

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By looking at the books we create for young people, we can learn a lot about what we value, says center director Dr. Joseph Thomas.

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Cool Roofs Have Water Saving Benefits Too

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The energy and climate benefits of cool roofs have been well established: By reflecting rather than absorbing the sun’s energy, light-colored roofs keep buildings, cities, and even the entire planet cooler. Now a new study by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found that cool roofs can also save water by reducing how much is needed for urban irrigation.

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E-Cigarettes May Trigger Unique and Potentially Damaging Immune Responses

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E-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones that cigarettes trigger that can lead to lung disease, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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UC Santa Cruz Goes Bald to Support Childhood Cancer Research

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation will host one of its signature head-shaving events at UC Santa Cruz's Science & Engineering Library on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 1-4pm, where more than 11 UCSC staff and students will shave their heads to raise money for lifesaving childhood cancer research.

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American Thyroid Association: Charles H. Emerson, MD, Will Lead New Board of Directors

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) announces election results.

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Blood Alcohol Concentration, .05 BAC, lower BAC, meta-analysis, vehicle accidents, alcohol-related crashes, saving lives

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Risk for Developing HPV-Related Throat Cancer Low

A new study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers shows that the risk of developing HPV-related throat cancer remains generally low.

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Delayed Word Processing Could Predict Patients’ Potential to Develop Alzheimer’s Disease

A delayed neurological response to processing the written word could be an indicator that a patient with mild memory problems is at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered.

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'Impactful Times’ Tells Story of Decades of Sandia Shock Physics Research

A new book by Sandia National Laboratories researchers describes shock physics research at the labs from its early history to today. Speeding bullets practically stand still compared to impact velocities achieved in shock physics studies.

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center Receives Pathway to Excellence® Designation

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the first acute care hospital in Washington, D.C. to achieve the prestigious Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association.







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