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Jenner Interview Raises Awareness of Transgender Health Treatments, Challenges

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Swarthmore Expert Explains Where Iran's Hardliners Diverge From Moderates on Nuclear Deal

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UK's Cerel Debunks Common Suicide Statistic at National Conference

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Since the 1960s, the number six has been commonly used to describe how many people are impacted by each suicide. Julie Cerel, associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Social Work, says that's just not true, and her research has produced a startling statistic.

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Trending Stories Report for 24 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: exercise and obesity, Focused Ultrasound to treat uterine fibroids, neurology, diet supplements and cancer (day 4 in top 10), genetics, geology, skin cancer, sleep and Alzheimer's, and water conservation.

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Work, Stress, Health Conference Focuses on Role of Occupational Safety and Health in Economic Sustainability

The 11th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health: Work, Stress and Health 2015: Sustainable Work, Sustainable Health, Sustainable Organizations. Opening session plenary panel, "Comprehensively Addressing Health Challenges for Workers, Organizations and Societies through Sustainability Research and Practice," Wednesday, May 9, 4:30 p.m. EDT, to feature:

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Trending Stories Report for 23 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: diet supplements and cancer risk (3 days on top 10 list), oral mucositis in cancer treatment, updated breast cancer screening guidelines, climate change, materials science, asthma, mental health and gun violence, genetics and immunology, and multiple sclerosis treatment.

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UChicago Press Honors Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo for Book on History of Mexico City

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The University of Chicago Press has awarded the 2015 Gordon J. Laing Prize to Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo, professor of history, for his book, I Speak of the City. President Robert J. Zimmer presented the award at a reception at The UChicago Quadrangle Club on April 21. The Press awards the Laing Prize annually to the UChicago faculty author, editor or translator of a book published in the previous three years that brings the Press the greatest distinction.

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James Holmes Trial – Mental Health & Gun Violence Expert Available-@Vanderbiltu Dr. Jonathan Metzl w/ New Research on Mental Illness & Mass Shootings

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Research Shows Emotional Intelligence Critical for Leaders

A newly minted Ph.D. surveyed county Extension directors, their subordinates and peers. Chris Mott connected diet and exercise to emotional leadership, a key component for leaders everywhere.

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Trending Stories Report for 22 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: diet supplements and cancer, pancreatic cancer, bird flu, parenting, respiratory health, physics from the DOE office of science, breast cancer awareness, and childhood cancer survivors.