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#metoo, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harrassment, Feminisim, Gender Equity, Organizational Behavior, Leadership

Expert on #metoo Movement: Response Overwhelming, but Just a First Step in Long Process

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Digital Storytelling Helps Encourage Latinas to Pursue Treatment for Depression and Anxiety

A study from the UCLA School of Nursing has found that culturally tailored multimedia content holds great promise for encouraging Latina woman seek help for, and address the symptoms of, anxiety and depression.

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Type 1 Diabetes, Teen Health, Financial Incentives, Behavioral Economics, Adolescent Health, Penn Medicine, Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia, JAMA Pediatrics, Diabetes Management

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Pollution Causes Nine Million Deaths Per Year Worldwide Reveals New and First of Its Kind Lancet Report

Pollution in the air, water, soil and in the workplace is linked to an estimated nine million deaths each year worldwide – equivalent to one in six (16%) of all deaths, according to a ground-breaking new report in the leading medical journal The Lancet.

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Experts Recommend Fewer Lab Tests for Hospitalized Patients

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In a review article publishing this week in JAMA Internal Medicine, physicians at Johns Hopkins, along with experts from several other institutions across north America, compiled published evidence and crafted an experience-based quality improvement blueprint to reduce repetitive lab testing for hospitalized patients.

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AIP Science Communication Awards, AIP Science writing awards, science communication, Science Writing, writing for children, Radiation, Particle Physics, Nobel Laureate

2017 AIP Science Writing Award Winners Announced

The American Institute of Physics announced today the winners of its 2017 Science Communication Awards for Books, Articles, Writing for Children, and Broadcast and New Media: Timothy Jorgensen for Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation; Natalie Wolchover for “What No New Particles Means for Physics"; Antonia Banyard and Paula Ayer for Water Wow: An Infographic Exploration; and Noah Baker, Lorna Stewart, and Dog and Rabbit Animation Company for “Laureates in their own words-Physics.”

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Reformation, Protestant Reformation, Protestantism, John Calvin, Martin Luther, Lutheranism, Calvinism, Ulrich Zwingli, Zwinglianism, 95 Theses, Lausanne Theses, Christianity, Protestant Christianity, Religion, history of religion, History, European history

Historian Discovers Early Reformation Writings “Hiding in Plain Sight”

As Protestant Christians around the world prepare to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses – the document that sparked the Protestant Reformation – a historian of early modern Europe has discovered what he believes to be early versions of another set of theological theses written some three decades after Luther’s famous pronouncement but presumed lost forever.

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Can an Aspirin a Day Keep Liver Cancer Away?

A new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that daily aspirin therapy was significantly associated with a reduced risk in hepatitis B virus‐related liver cancer.

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Hepatitis C, HCV, liver transplant, HCV transmission, liver donor, liver donation, Liver Disease

Use of Hepatitis C Positive Liver Organs

Use of liver organs from selected hepatitis C positive donors should be considered due to modest risk of hepatitis C transmission and the availability of safe and effective direct‐acting antiviral therapies, according to research presented this week at The Liver Meeting® — held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

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Pregnancy Rates on the Rise Among Women with Chronic Liver Disease

A new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that the overall number of pregnancies in women with chronic liver disease or following liver transplantation has risen over the past 30 years. In addition, the proportion of full‐term pregnancies has increased significantly over that time period, and most women had favorable pregnancy outcomes.







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