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Article ID: 534271

Control Halloween Candy Consumption

Washington University in St. Louis

While Halloween, with all its candy and treats, may be a child's dream come true, it can turn into a nightmare for parents who have been touting the benefits of healthy eating the rest of the year. How do you keep your kids from devouring all that candy in one sitting? It takes a bit of planning, says Connie Diekman, R.D., director of University nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis and president of the American Dietetic Association.

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12-Oct-2007 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 534138

HER-2 Status Predicts Success of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Treatment

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers have found they can potentially target chemotherapy for breast cancer to only those women most likely to benefit, sparing the majority of patients from unnecessary side effects.

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9-Oct-2007 10:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 534196

Mysterious Maryland - A Hauntingly Good Exhibit

University of Maryland, College Park

Just in time for Halloween, a new University of Maryland exhibit looks at just how mysterious...and haunted the campus is, as well as the surrounding area. Don't be afraid to take a look at... "Mysterious Maryland."

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10-Oct-2007 1:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 534141

Workplace Woe: Are Abusive Bosses Or Inferior Employees to Blame?

Florida State University

Considerable attention, both in blogs and in popular media, has been given to abusive bosses over the past few years. (See the Web sites HateBoss.com and WorkRant.com, for example.) Less discussed are employees' responses to such behavior. How do employees react to abusive supervisors? Do they simply take what is dished out, or do they actively seek to change the situation?

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9-Oct-2007 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 533998

'Operation Mend' Offers New Hope for Wounded Warriors

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

"Operation Mend," a unique new partnership between UCLA Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, has been established to help treat several U.S. military personnel wounded during service in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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4-Oct-2007 5:00 AM EDT
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    4-Oct-2007 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 533738

How Pitching Changes Little Leaguer's Shoulders

University of Kentucky

While certain adaptive shoulder changes can allow pitches to go faster, too much of a good thing can be bad for growing kids.

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1-Oct-2007 12:00 AM EDT
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    3-Oct-2007 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 533753

Researchers Develop Targeted Approach to Pain Management

Harvard Medical School

Scientists have combined a normally inactive lidocaine derivative with capsaicin, the "˜heat'-generating ingredient in chili peppers, to produce pain-specific local anesthesia. When injected into rats, this combination completely blocked pain without interfering with either motor function or sensitivity to non-painful stimuli.

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27-Sep-2007 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 533969

$1.4 Million Grant to Fund Autism Research

Florida State University

Estimates indicate that 1 out of 150 children will be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), but most will not be diagnosed until they are almost ready to start kindergarten.

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3-Oct-2007 11:35 AM EDT
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Article ID: 533889

Physicist Shining a Light on Mysterious "˜Dark Matter'

Florida State University

We've all been taught that our bodies, the Earth, and in fact all matter in the universe is composed of tiny building blocks called atoms. Now imagine if this weren't the case. This mind-bending concept is at the core of the scientific research that one Florida State University professor -- and hundreds of his colleagues all over the world -- are pursuing.

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2-Oct-2007 9:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 533837

Record Number of Kids Expected to Get Flu Vaccine This Year

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

According to results from the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, 65 percent of parents plan to have their children, ages 6 months to 5 years, vaccinated against the flu this season. The poll also finds that parents are more likely to vaccinate their kids if they plan to vaccinate themselves.

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1-Oct-2007 10:30 AM EDT
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