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African Immigrants: How Race and Gender Shape the American Dream

Africans represent one of the fastest-growing immigrant groups in the United States, but women far outpace men for securing high-skilled jobs and earnings growth, indicates a new study led by a Michigan State University sociologist.

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Chickenpox, chickenpox treatment, how to treat chickenpox, chickenpox virus, chickenpox contagious, chickenpox blisters, chickenpox itch, chickenpox vaccine, chickenpox prevention, American Academy Of Dermatology, chickenpox children, chickenpox in children, Dermatology, Dermatologists, Skin Care

How to Care for Children with Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. Although the incidence of chickenpox has declined significantly since the development of the chickenpox vaccine, there are still children who develop chickenpox every year, say dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology. Fortunately, there is a lot parents can do at home to help ease their children’s symptoms.

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DHS S&T is Enhancing the Autopsy Digital Forensics Tool

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Autopsy, an open-source platform, supports all types of criminal investigations—from fraud to terrorism to child exploitation. It boasts thousands of users around the world and is downloaded an average of 4,000 times each week.

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American University experts available to comment on Thursday's FCC vote on net neutrality

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Research Reveals How Diabetes in Pregnancy Affects Baby’s Heart

Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered how high glucose levels - whether caused by diabetes or other factors - keep heart cells from maturing normally. Their findings help explain why babies born to women with diabetes are more likely to develop congenital heart disease.

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Nitric Oxide, CVD-preventive measures, CVD, Women's Health, Nathan Bryan, Ph.D., Felice Gersh, Ernst Schwarz, David Lefer, Age-related Diseases, Anti-aging medicine, nitric oxide function, Cardiovacular Disease, post-menopausal women, cognitive health, Sexual Function, Eriticle , eritile dysfunction, Hypertension, A4M Annual World Congress

Clinicians Who Ignore Nitric Oxide (NO) Function Put Their Patients at Risk

Dr. Nathan Bryan, Baylor College of Medicine and one of the leading experts in nitric oxide biochemistry and physiology said today, “healthcare providers, especially those helping patients with cardiovascular issues and age-related disease, are not using perhaps the most important ‘tool’ in their ‘toolbox,’ restoring nitric oxide function. Bryan organized and chaired a full day workshop on the Clinical Applications of Nitric Oxide held during the 25th American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress.

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ASN Partners with VA Center for Innovation on My Kidney Nutrition App Features CHALLENGEWashington, DC (December 12, 2017) — Around 17% of American Adults Have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), and the Rate of Prevalence Is Higher for US Veterans. CKD,

Around 17% of American adults have chronic kidney disease (CKD), and the rate of prevalence is higher for US Veterans. CKD, if not treated appropriately, can ultimately lead to kidney failure requiring either dialysis or a transplant.

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Computer Scientists Develop a Simple Tool to Tell if Websites Suffered a Data Breach

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Computer scientists have built and successfully tested a tool designed to detect when websites are hacked by monitoring the activity of email accounts associated with them. The researchers were surprised to find that almost 1 percent of the websites they tested had suffered a data breach during their 18-month study period, regardless of how big the companies' reach and audience are.

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End of Net Neutrality Would Give ISPs Power Over Online Content, Speed







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