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Surgery, surgical quality, Patient Safety, Michigan, Colectomy, Hysterectomy, Big Data, health services research

Big Data Brings Big Gains in Surgical Quality: Dr. Darrell Campbell

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For 10 years, hospitals and surgical teams across Michigan have shared huge amounts of data about many of the operations they do, in an effort to learn from one another and improve together. Dr. Darrell Campbell of the University of Michigan leads the effort and calls it a victory for "measurement to improve, not measurement to judge."

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Sepsis, sepsis early warning and response tool , sepsis prevention

Pennsylvania Leaders and Pinnacle Health Call on Citizens to Join New Campaign To "Knock Out Sepsis" and Save Lives

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Knock Out Sepsis" campaign launched from the Harrisburg State Capitol Rotunda for Sepsis Awareness Month.

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Arts & Culture, Politics, Popular Culture, Fashion, Fashion Trends, Clothes, Clothing, Clothing research, President, Presidential, Presidential Debate, Presidential Debates

Dressing Down to Go Up in the Polls

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Question: Since when did dressing down help politicians win elections? Answer: Since Harry S. Truman wore Hawaiian shirts. Gone are the days of Hayes, Harrison, and even Harding. For most of American history, we didn’t even know what our president looked like. Today, we know when he gets a haircut, his preference in ties, and the cut of his jeans.

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Husker Debate Coach: Clinton Scores Higher in 'Personality Contest'

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump probably wouldn’t make the University of Nebraska-Lincoln debate team, judging by their respective performances during Sept. 26's first presidential debate.

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Breast Cancer, Mastectomy, Radiation, Complications, Costs, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Mastectomy Plus Reconstruction Has Highest Rate of Complication, Complication-Related Costs of Guideline-Concordant Therapies for Early Breast Cancer

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In a review of guideline-concordant treatment modalities for women with early stage breast cancer, mastectomy and reconstruction had the highest rate of complications and complication-related costs, regardless of age.

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Science of 'Sully': Professor Discusses Airplane Landing That Led to the Movie

Aerospace professor and Airbus 320 expert discusses the story of an aircraft emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009, now featured in a top box office motion picture

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Children's Fitness, University Of North Dakota, Grant Tomkinson, UND, Children's Health, Aerobic Fitness

U.S. Children Are Less Fit Than Others Around the World

An international research team co-led from the University of North Dakota and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) studied the aerobic fitness levels of children and youth across 50 countries. The results were just published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The U.S. ranked 47 of 50.

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Oncology, Molecular Medicine

Dr. Mingzhao Xing Presents the Paul Starr Award Lecture

The recipient of the 2016 American Thyroid Association (ATA) Paul Starr Award Lecture is Mingzhao Xing, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Oncology, and Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Dr. Xing delivered The Paul Starr Award Lecture, entitled "BRAF in Prognostication of Thyroid Cancer -- Where Are We Now?" at the ATA's 86th Annual Meeting, September 21-25, 2016, in Denver, Colorado.

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UCLA, Ucla Medical Center, Opiates, opiate addiction, Opiod, opioid alternatives, Marijuana, marijuana risks, Marijuana Use, Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Awareness, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, MRI Imaging, Mammogram, mammogram guidelines, flu, Flu Season, flu and elderly, Flu Shot, Vaccine, Vaccination, Disease, Health, Medicine & Health

UCLA Health Experts Advisory for October

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UCLA Health experts are available to discuss a wide variety of topics of interest for the month of October.

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Quantum, Quantum Computing, Quantum Information, Quantum Cryptography, Cryptography, Data Security, Cyber Security, Physics, Theoretical Physics, Perimeter Institute, Michele Mosca, Institute for Quantum Computing, quantum technologies, Technology, Science, technological innovation

Live Webcast: What to Expect From the Coming Quantum Era

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In a live webcast October 5, Michele Mosca will explore quantum technologies – those that already exist and those yet to come – and how they will affect our lives.

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Philosophy, philosophy and pop culture, moral competence

Are You a Jerk?

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Are you a jerk? How do you know? Jerk self-knowledge is hard to come by, says Eric Schwitzgebel, a professor of philosophy at the University of California, Riverside.

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Steve Wozniak, Billy Beane, Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Daniel James Brown, Vice Admiral Mike Shoemaker

Steve Wozniak, Billy Beane, Daniel James Brown, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Akhil Amar, and VADM Mike Shoemaker Speaking at Neurosurgery Meeting

An exciting line-up of guest speakers will address thousands of leading neurosurgeons from across the globe at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in San Diego, September 24-28, 2016

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How to Talk with Kids About Traumatic Events

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In the wake of the recent terror events, a Rutgers expert discusses how to discuss violence-related fears with young children and warning signs to anticipate.

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oil, Gasoline, fracking, supply & demand, Saudi, OPEC

Low Oil Prices Reduce Pain at the Pump

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Missouri S&T professor Joseph Smith explains why oil prices -- and gas prices -- remain low across the United States.

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High Performance Computing, Supercomputing & high-performance computing, Supercomputing, Tech, Technology, Computing, Computers, Environment, Medicine, Pesonalized Medicine, Health, Rutgers, Rutgers School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Shantenu Jha, HIV, Climate, Seismic, National Science Foundation (NSF) , Cyberinfrastructure, Middleware, Software, Physics, high-energy physics, Radical, Distributed Computing, molecular science, Molecular Sciences Software Institute

Meet Rutgers’ RADICAL Supercomputing Guru

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Shantenu Jha is a RADICAL man. Jha and his RADICAL (Rutgers Advanced Distributed Cyberinfrastructure and Applications Laboratory) team operate at the crossroads of computing and science, and their work has benefited research in the molecular sciences, polar sciences and high-energy physics.

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Probiotics, Argonne National Laboratory, Microbiome, Health, Bacteria, Benefit, Microbes

The Microbiome Project: Probiotics

Argonne microbiologist Jack Gilbert explore whether or not consuming probiotics benefits our health.

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BW Biology Faculty, Students Study Impact of Invasive Earthworms on Native Plants

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The earthworm, friend to fisherman, farmer and gardener, turns out to be a potential enemy of the forest, damaging and altering the woodland understory and native plants. With the aim of contributing to national research on the threat of invasive earthworms, BW biology students are collecting and studying specimens from local parklands.

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Law and Public Policy

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Politics, Voting, voting behavior, Voter Turnout, Nevada, swing state, Swing States, Battleground States, Presidential Debate, Presidential Debates, Voter Enthusiasm

UNLV Expert Available to Explain Why Voter Turnout Matters

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Political science professor David Damore on how just a few Nevada votes can turn an entire election.

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Law and Public Policy

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2016 Presidential campaign, Presidential Debates

Presidential Debates Will Pit Policy vs. Reality Show Drama, Says ISU Professor

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Ben Crosby can list several reasons why Hillary Clinton should have a clear advantage in the presidential debates. But the associate professor of English and speech communication says Trump is a wild card and his reality show qualities may give him the edge.

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Law and Public Policy

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access to justice, Baylor Law School, Law, law and business , Lawyers, Attorneys, Law education, American Bar Association, Poverty

Baylor Law School: ‘100 Million Americans Can’t Afford Legal Services. What Can We Do About It?’

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More than 100 million poor and middle-income Americans cannot afford representation for basic human needs, according to the ABA. A new Baylor Law School program provides a business strategy to help the public find affordable legal services by showing lawyers how to provide legal services efficiently and with low overhead.







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