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Condom, Depo Provera, Injection, Sexually, Transmitted, Disease

Condom Pouch and Depo-Provera

Two University of Michigan students have proposed a disease prevention program that is designed to encourage teen girls on Depo-Provera to use condoms and to educate them about sexually transmitted diseases.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Consciousness, Death, Spiritual, Disease, Mediums

Does Consciousness Continue after Death?

Can spiritual healing play a role in diagnosing, treating and preventing disease? Furthermore, is it possible to address these questions from a scientific standpoint?

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Kosovo, Balkan, Crisis, Refugee, Relief

Medical Volunteers Deployed to Balkans

Southwestern University recently launched a medical assistance effort to aid refugees in the Balkan nations of Macedonia and Albania by putting out a call for volunteers to alumni and friends of the Texas liberal arts college.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Neurooncology, Cancer, Pediatric, Oncology

Neurooncologist Donates Care for Irish Children

A neuroonclogist from Cedars-Sinai and his wife, a pediatrician, will travel to Ireland for 12 days this July to donate medical services to 90 seriously ill European youngsters at the Barretstown Gang Camp.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Hispanic, Healthcare, Cardiology, Heart, Disease, Women

Latino Physician Wins C. Everett Koop Award

A two-part series on heart disease -- focusing particularly on the risks to Hispanic women -- was awarded a 1999 C. Everett Koop Media Award by the American Heart Association Western States Affiliate.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Project, vote, Smart, WSU, Literacy

Project Vote Smart and WSU Partnership

Project Vote Smart, the nationally recognized, nonpartisan voter education group, and Washington State University are launching a new partnership aimed to aid both American voters and the education of WSU students.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Science, African, Paralysis, Internet

June Tipsheet from UC Irvine

1- The best-and worst-of times for science teachers? 2- African fashion wraps the globe; 3- Can magnets reverse paralysis? 4- All the news that's fit to read, dude.

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Business

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Accountability, Job, Performance, Business, Government

Accountability Is Not a Social Panacea

Some of the talk about making people and organizations more accountable may amount to just that -- talk with little real payoff, a Carnegie Mellon University study shows.

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Arts and Humanities

Humanities, Technology, Society, Culture, Cybertheory, Communication, Computer, Technoculture

Humanities Scholars, Implications of Information Technologies

In our collective exuberance over the astonishing explosion in the field of information technology during the past two decades, we may overlook something just as important -- the investigation of its meaning.

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Education

Internet2, WSU, Gigapop, Web, Technology

WSU Connects to GigaPoP and Internet2

Washington State University has established a connection to the next generation communications network known as Internet2. This very-high-speed network is a collective effort of more than 150 U.S. universities, the federal government and private industry.







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