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ACR 2017 — The Crossroads of Radiology, American College of Radiology (ACR), continuing education credits , ACR 2017

A First: Earn Patient Experience Continuing Education Credits at ACR 2017

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ACR 2017 — The Crossroads of Radiology® attendees have a first-of-its-kind opportunity to claim credit for their patient-centered care by earning continuing education credits from the Patient Experience Institute.

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Before You Need That AED, Make Sure It’s Functional

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Brad Sutton, M.D., and colleagues have found that regions with a high degree of unregistered automated external defibrillators also show a much greater chance that these devices will fail if needed.

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Maternal High-Fat Diet May Increase Offspring Risk for Liver Disease

A new mouse study suggests that exposure to a high-fat diet in the womb and immediately after birth promotes more rapid progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease later in life. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common chronic liver disease diagnosed in adults and children.

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Link Found Between Financial Strain and Low-Birth-Weight Babies

A financially strapped pregnant woman’s worries about the arrival and care of her little one could contribute to birth of a smaller, medically vulnerable infant, a new study suggests.

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Link Found Between Financial Strain and Low-Birth-Weight Babies

A financially strapped pregnant woman’s worries about the arrival and care of her little one could contribute to birth of a smaller, medically vulnerable infant, a new study suggests.

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Genetics Are Key to Hormone Therapy Lowering Risk of Broken Bones in Older Women

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Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by researchers at the University at Buffalo.

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Georgia State Researchers Get $2.8 Million Grant to Study Cause of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

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Researchers from Georgia State University’s Center for Molecular & Translational Medicine have received a four-year, $2.8 million federal grant to study diabetic cardiomyopathy, diabetes-related changes in the structure and function of the heart muscle.

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A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 25-Apr-2017 1:45 PM EDT

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Obesity, Pediatric Obesity, Bedtimes, Routines, Parenting, Screen Time, Family Meals

Little Kids’ Regular Bedtimes and Ability to Regulate Emotions May Lessen Obesity Risk

Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests.

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Professor wins Jefferson Award for San Quentin project

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Nigel Poor is producing a podcast about life in prison.







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