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The End of Pneumonia? New Vaccine Offers Hope.

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A new vaccine under development provoked an immune response to 72 forms of the bacteria that’s responsible for pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis. That’s up from the 23 forms of bacteria covered by current immunizations. The new vaccine, which represents the “most comprehensive” coverage of pneumococcal disease to date, could greatly reduce the number of deaths from the disease.

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Autumn: Time to Fall into Activity

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Numerous studies show that the more we sit and the less we move, the sicker we are. On the flip side, there are many studies that show that any amount of exercise is better than none, and that moving is associated with better health.

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Parents’ Alcohol Use Can Set the Stage for Teenage Dating Violence, Study Finds

Having a parent with an alcohol use disorder increases the risk for dating violence among teenagers, according to a study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions.

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Vanderbilt’s Liver Transplant Program Reaches New Milestone

This month, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) performed its 2,000th liver transplant, another milestone for one of the largest liver transplant programs in the Southeast.

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Hackensack Meridian Health's Jose Lozano, Chief of Staff and Vice-President, Named to Modern Healthcare's UP and Comers 2017

Jose Lozano is one of just 15 rising stars in the nation to receive the honor.

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A Program for Entrepreneurs, and Those Who Think Like Them

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Smith’s program geared to entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs has a new name — and new model.

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Barry Simon Wins 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics

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AIP and APS announced that Barry Simon of Caltech is the recipient of the 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, which is awarded annually to honor significant contributions to the field. In recognizing Simon, the two organizations cited him “For his fundamental contributions to the mathematical physics of quantum mechanics, quantum field theory, and statistical mechanics, including spectral theory, phase transitions, and geometric phases, and his many books and monographs that have deeply influenced generations of researchers.”







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