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Flip-Flops, Footwear, foot and ankle injuries, Podiatry, Sandals

Flip-Flops Shouldn’t Be Your Sole Choice in Summer Footwear

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The simple sandals that produce the unmistakable thwack-thwack sound effect are clearly the warm-weather footwear of choice for many Americans. But they’re simply not a good fit for every activity.

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WCS Field Conservationist Nominated for Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa

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WCS scientist and field conservationist Nachamada Geoffrey has been nominated for the Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa for his efforts to protect Nigeria’s remaining elephants and other important wildlife in Yankari Game Reserve.

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Teenage Weight Gain Linked to Increased Stroke Risk as an Adult

Kids who become overweight during their teenage years may be more likely to develop a stroke decades later than kids who did not become overweight during those years, according to a study published in the June 28, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Hippocampus, walking ability, mental decline, Neurology, Research, American Academy Of Neurology

The Hippocampus Underlies the Link Between Slowed Walking and Mental Decline

The connection between slowed walking speed and declining mental acuity appears to arise in the right hippocampus, a finger-shaped region buried deep in the brain at ear-level, according to a 14-year study conducted by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Affordable Care Act , Obamacare, Uninsured, Chugh, Eric Stecker, OHSU, Heart Institute, Knight Cardiovascular Institute , Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study, Heart Rhythm Center

Health Insurance Expansion Linked to Fewer Sudden Cardiac Arrests

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The incidence of sudden cardiac arrest, a sudden and usually deadly loss of heart function, declined significantly among previously uninsured adults who acquired health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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Novel Molecular Dynamics Captures Atomic-level Detail of CRISPR-Cas9 Activity

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A team led by UC San Diego researchers has identified, for the first time, the myriad structural changes that activate and drive CRISPR-Cas9, the innovative gene-splicing technology that’s transforming the field of genetic engineering.

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U. S. Supreme Court Decision Could Signal Shift in Views on Separation of Church and State, WVU Legal Expert Says

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How Family and Friends Influence Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions

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When a woman walks into the oncologist’s office, she’s usually not alone. In fact, a new study finds that half of women have at least three people standing behind them, sitting next to them or waiting at home to help.







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