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Newspapers, Oral History Project, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public Broadcasting, North Dakota Newspaper Association

Documentary Illustrates Importance of Community Newspapers

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A one-hour documentary film based on the oral histories of eight North Dakota journalists illustrates the important role newspapers play in their community.

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Neurology, neuro-ophthalmology, NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn, NYU Langone Health, Brooklyn

Specialist Returns to NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn to Launch Neuro-Ophthalmology Service

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The Neuro-Ophthalmology Program at NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn provides a new level of advanced neurological care to the community.

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Geoengineering, climate engineering, Climate Change, Climate Science, Biodiversity, Science, Environment, Environmental Protection, sulfur dioxide, Nature Ecology & Evolution, Volcanoes, Volcanic Eruptions, Airplanes, sulfuric acid cloud, El Nino, climate intervention, Animals, Plants, Drought, Flood, Global Warming, Fossil Fuels, upper atmosphere, Equator, National Parks, Forests, Amazon, wildlife refuges , Mount Pinatubo, Philippines, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Rutgers, Alan Robock, New Jersey, NJ

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george washington university school of medicine and health sciences, HIV, Research, T Cell, Microbiology And Immunology, Journal of Clinical Investigation, kick and kill

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Daniel Webster Named First Bloomberg Professor of American Health

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed a leading national expert in gun violence prevention, Daniel Webster, as its first Bloomberg Professor of American Health, an endowed position supported by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative.

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Health, Medicine, Sleep, Sleep Medicine, Sleep Disorders

Americans Are Getting More ZZZZs

Decline in reading and watching TV before bed and increasing opportunities to perform tasks online and from home could be why, Penn study finds

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MIPS, MACRA, QCDR, QOPI

New Registry Launched to Track and Improve the Quality of Cancer Care Delivered in the U.S.

A registry that tracks the quality of medical care provided to patients receiving cancer treatment launched this month as part of a collaboration between the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). In addition to improving the quality of care for people living with cancer, the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Reporting Registry also makes it easier for medical and radiation oncologists to report quality-related performance metrics required by the federal government.

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Advanced Light Source, Molecular Foundry, JCESR, Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, LBNL, Battery, Batteries, Lithium sulfur, Energy, Polymers

Coupling Experiments to Theory to Build a Better Battery

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A Berkeley Lab-led team of researchers has reported that a new lithium-sulfur battery component allows a doubling in capacity compared to a conventional lithium-sulfur battery, even after more than 100 charge cycles.

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Amazon Basin, forest and wildlife ecology, Tropical Forests, rain forests, Archeaology, Climate, Satellite Archaeology, soil, terra preta, Amazonian Dark Earths

UNH Researchers Find Human Impact on Forest Still Evident After 500 Years

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Tropical forests span a huge area, harbor a wide diversity of species, and are important to water and nutrient cycling. Researchers used high-tech tools to more precisely view where these cleared sites were and the lasting impact they had on the rainforest in the South American Amazon Basin.

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Contraception, reproductive knowledge, Sex Education

Study Finds Adult Contraceptive Use Linked to Teen Knowledge

Bowling Green State University Associate Professor of sociology Dr. Karen Guzzo and an Ohio State University researcher analyzed data that establishes a long-term linkage between adolescent reproductive knowledge and attitude and adult contraceptive behavior. The study appears in the January 2018 issue of Maternal and Child Health Journal.







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