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New Surgical Tool for Mitral Valve Repair, Global Study Shows Stroke Largely Preventable, New Study Shows Differences in Blood Pressure Variation Across Ethnicity, and More in the Cardiovascular Health News Source

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It’s Not Just a Good Suit and Strong Handshake: New Study Identifies Key Factor in Getting Dream Job

A new study examines the influence of technology in job interviews.

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Geospatial Expert Available to Comment on Greenhouse Gas Inventories

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Rio Olympics - Should you stay or should you go? / Jeux olympiques de Rio - Partir ou rester ?

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With an estimated 500,000 visitors and 15,000 athletes due to visit Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics, there has been a lot of talk about the danger the Zika virus poses to public health.

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Does a Dementia Diagnosis Have a Silver Lining? Study Suggests It Can.

In a study of 48 adults with a diagnosis of Early Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment, almost half reported positive changes in life outlook and quality of life, countering the assumption that this diagnosis would have a uniformly negative impact.

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DNC Begins, Kaine Chosen for VP, DWS Steps Down: GW Experts Available

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WSU Students Work to Save the Destruction of the Iconic Palm Tree

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When a monster beetle arrived in Hawaii and began chomping down palm trees, students with Wichita State University's Bug Lab took action.

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Twitter Sentiment Offers Clues to Stock Performance, Johns Hopkins Study Shows

A new study by a Johns Hopkins Carey Business School professor finds a strong contemporaneous correlation does exist between the mood of a day’s worth of tweets about a particular stock and the performance of that stock.

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APHON Supports Full Practice Authority for APRNs in the VA

Chicago (July 25, 2016): APHON submitted comments to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) supporting regulations to allow Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) to practice to the full extent of their education, training, and certification. The pediatric hematology/oncology APRN’s scope of practice embraces the entire lifespan from infants to adults and the full trajectory from diagnosis to long-term survivorship/health surveillance of cancer or chronic blood disorders.

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Combining New and Old Drugs Improves Survival for Soft-Tissue Cancer Patients

Adding a novel monoclonal antibody therapy called olaratumab to traditional chemotherapy increased median survival by nearly a year in patients with advanced sarcoma, according to a multicenter clinical trial led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian.

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IMPACT is Advancing Cyber Security R&D

To develop advanced knowledge, test products and technologies and prove the utility of research in large-scale network environments, the R&D community requires real-world data. To meet this need, the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Cyber Security Division (CSD) has created the Information Marketplace for Policy and Analysis of Cyber-risk & Trust (IMPACT), a publicly available electronic library to provide the industrial and academic research community access to infrastructure and event data.

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PPPL and Princeton Join High-Performance Software Project

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Article describes Intel-sponsored project to modernize a fusion code that is installed on supercomputers around the world.

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Study Finds Best-Worst Scaling Comparable to Discrete Choice Experiment in Estimating Patient Preferences

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ISPOR announced the publication of a study comparing the metrics obtained from profile-case best-worst scaling (BWS) with those from a discrete choice experiment (DCE) with respect to hip replacement surgery. The study was published in the June 2016 issue of Value in Health.

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Research Shows Sharing of Cavity-Causing Bacteria May Not Be Only From Mothers to Children

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Research shows sharing of cavity-causing bacteria may not be only from mothers to children

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Riverview Medical Center Named as One of the Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S.

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Riverview Medical Center, a member of the Hackensack Meridian Health family, was named as the fifth most beautiful hospital in the country through an annual competition run by Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of Adecco Group.

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Party Unity and the Ins-and-Outs of the Democratic National Convention: Researchers Available to Discuss

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UF/IFAS Research Could Lead to More and Healthier Sorghum

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A UF/IFAS scientist has identified two areas of the sorghum genome that could boost the plant’s resistance to the anthracnose disease. Sorghum is a grain known to produce feed for livestock and biofuel.