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The Unexpected Benefits of Adjustable Rate Mortgages

Using loan level data matched to consumer credit records, researchers have been able to determine that a reduction in mortgage payments of as little as $150 a month spurred a reduction in mortgage defaults and an increase in consumer spending (particularly the financing of automobile purchases), while improving household credit ratings.

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U.Va. Darden/Curry School Partnership for Leaders in Education Program Revolutionizes School Performance in Oklahoma and Louisiana

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The University of Virginia Darden/Curry Partnership for Leaders in Education (PLE) University of Virginia School Turnaround Program’s partnership with Oklahoma public schools recently spurred new academic gains in an underperforming district.

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University Hospitals Neurological Institute Earns Gold Center of Excellence Designation

NeuStrategy, Inc., gives Neurological Institute at University Hospitals Gold Center of Excellence designation its innovative, integrated and individualized care model.

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Key Measures Indicate Strong Financial Performance For Saint Joseph’s University

Saint Joseph’s University finished the 2013-2014 academic year with a net operating margin of $7.2 million, according to the school’s audited financial statements.

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NCH & Linden Oaks Announce Behavioral Health Services Management Agreement

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has entered into an agreement with Linden Oaks, a Naperville-based regional behavioral healthcare provider, to manage NCH’s behavioral health services.

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The Rockefeller University Press Offers Free Access to Books

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The Rockefeller University Press has expanded access to its book collection, with nearly 50 titles available for free download in multiple e-book formats at books.rupress.org. The collection dates back to 1959 and includes works by Nobel and Pulitzer Prize–winning authors.

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Overweight Women Lose in the Labor Market: Vanderbilt Study Finds

Overweight women are more likely to work in lower-paying and more physically demanding jobs; less likely to get higher-wage positions that include interaction with the public; and make less money in either case compared to average size women and all men, according to a new Vanderbilt study.

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U.S. Army Lab Plays Key Role in Helping to Fight the Spread of Ebola

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Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, Mass., invented a novel and potent disinfectant system that kills the Ebola virus on surfaces. The center transferred the process to a private company, which is manufacturing the portable “no power required” chemical compound and supplying it worldwide, including the front lines of West Africa.

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Kansas Grocer Forms Unique Relationship with Local Farmers

Knowing that their county had rank toward the bottom of healthy counties in Kansas, citizens got together to enhance access to more healthy foods, specifically produce. Now a rural grocer partners with a local farmers' market to provide more fresh produce to people and promises to buy leftover produce from market night to sell in his store.

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