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Coastal Flooding, FEMA, National Flood Insurance Program, Climate Change

Florida Flood Risk Study Identifies Priorities for Property Buyouts

A study of flood damage in Florida by scientists at UC Santa Cruz and the Nature Conservancy proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecological value, and socioeconomic conditions.

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Cedars-Sinai Awards $4.8M to Support Community Clinics and Other Safety Net Organizations for the Underserved

Cedars-Sinai is bolstering an ongoing effort to strengthen the social safety net in the Los Angeles region with a third year of grants — totaling $4,827,930 — to programs that address the physical and mental healthcare needs of many underserved populations, including the homeless, at-risk youth, immigrants and others.

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Only Two-Thirds of Trainee GPs Plan to Work in NHS General Practice

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A new study by the University of Warwick indicates that only two in three doctors who are completing their training to become GPs plan to work in NHS general practice.

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COPD Expert Available to Comment on Worldwide Deaths Caused by Disease

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USC Annenberg Announces 2017-18 Sony Pictures Entertainment Fellow

Brit Wigintton has been named the 2017–18 recipient of the Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Fellowship at USC Annenberg.

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The Medical Minute: Solar Eclipses and Laser Pointers Pose Similar Eye Hazards

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Much attention is focused on the potential dangers that the upcoming solar eclipse will pose to the unprotected eye. But health experts caution there’s at least one other – and more prevalent – way to do lasting damage to one’s vision.

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Cardiac ICU Patient Composition Is Changing Over Time

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A new University of Michigan study finds slightly more than half of heart patients are admitted to the CICU for noncardiac conditions, such as sepsis or renal failure, rather than for a heart condition.

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Smoking Raises Risk of Aneurysm Recurrence After Endovascular Treatment

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A history of smoking significantly increases the chance that survivors will experience recurrence of a brain aneurysm, according to a University of Michigan study. Researchers say it’s a serious reminder about the importance of smoking cessation, especially for patients who undergo endovascular aneurysm treatment.

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UIC Urban Forum to Examine Influence, Future of Infrastructure

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The University of Illinois at Chicago's 2017 Urban Forum brings together policymakers, civic leaders, researchers and journalists to discuss public infrastructure projects where people work and play, and to make well-designed urban plans that connect them.

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Don't Get Burned - Important Eye Safety During the Solar Eclipse

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It’s important to know what to do and what NOT to do so you can check out the eclipse without damaging your eyes or even causing blindness!







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