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Loyola Primary Care Physician Offers Tips to Help Children Suffering From Back-to-School Anxiety

Back-to-School Anxiety Tips from Loyola Medicine.

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UNLV Sociology Expert Robert Futrell Available for Interviews About the Rise of Hate Groups

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How to Watch the Solar Eclipse Without Damaging Your Eyes

A solar eclipse will offer a rare — although brief — sight to millions. Is it OK to take a peek? Not without eye protection.

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HHMI Awards 39 Gilliam Fellowships to Support Diversity in Science

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has selected 39 new Gilliam fellows, exceptional doctoral students who have the potential to be leaders in their fields and the desire to advance diversity and inclusion in the sciences.

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Hospital Patients Make a Splash on Adaptive Surfing Trip in Long Beach

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Hospital for Special Surgery is giving new meaning to the term "patient care." The hospital took patients with cerebral palsy and other physical conditions on an adaptive surfing trip on Long Island.

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VA Targets Healthcare Equity for All Veterans – New Research on Reducing Health Disparities Presented in Medical Care

In recent years, the Veterans Administration (VA) Healthcare System has expanded its efforts to target groups of veterans facing disparities in healthcare access and outcomes. An update on research toward advancing equitable healthcare for all veterans is presented in a September supplement to Medical Care, published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Scientists Develop Blood Test That Spots Tumor-Derived DNA in People with Early-Stage Cancers

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In a bid to detect cancers early and in a noninvasive way, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report they have developed a test that spots tiny amounts of cancer-specific DNA in blood and have used it to accurately identify more than half of 138 people with relatively early-stage colorectal, breast, lung and ovarian cancers.

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Study Identifies a New Way to Prevent a Deadly Fungal Infection Spreading to the Brain

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Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from ‘hijacking’ the body’s immune system and spreading to the brain.

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Online Education Boosts Proper Use of Drugs That Prevent Blood Clots

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Results of a yearlong study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) with more than 900 nurses at The Johns Hopkins Hospital suggest that well-designed online education can decrease the rate of nonadministration of prescribed and necessary doses of blood thinners to prevent potentially lethal blood clots in hospitalized patients.







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