Latino and African-American High School Students Take On Biomedical Research

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The Samuels Family LA-HIP is a biomedical internship and college preparatory program that gives minority students the opportunity to pursue their own research alongside nationally-renowned investigators.

– Children's Hospital Los Angeles Saban Research Institute|22-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Nurturing Mothers’ Group Celebration an Opportunity to Learn About New Alabama Breast Milk Bank

This public health initiative aims to ensure area babies have an opportunity to receive vital ‘first-food nutrients’ essential to early development.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham|22-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Legal Expert Available to Discuss Michael Brown Shooting

Dr. Laura McNeal, assistant law professor at the University of Louisville and legal fellow at Charles Hamilton Houston Institute at Harvard Law School is available to offer legal insight surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

– University of Louisville|22-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Cognitive-Behavioral Coping Skills Training Has Positive Effects on Rheumatoid Arthritis

A team of researchers from Wayne State University and collaborators from Duke University Medical Center recently published a paper in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology that explores two psychological interventions separately and in combination to determine their effectiveness in offering relief to RA patients.

– Wayne State University Division of Research|22-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Classes to Begin at Charlotte Engineering Early College

Classes get under way Monday, Aug. 25, at the new Charlotte Engineering Early College, located in the shadow of EPIC. It is the first of its kind for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS). The inaugural class of 100 ninth-graders from across Mecklenburg County will delve into a curriculum that focuses on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, with a special emphasis on energy and engineering.

– University of North Carolina at Charlotte|22-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Acing the Menu: Mount Sinai Experts Offer Healthy Tips While Eating Out at Tennis Matches

Experts from The Mount Sinai Hospital offer smart-eating strategies that will keep you healthy and fully satisfied while watching the matches.

– Mount Sinai Medical Center|22-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Online Screening for Rare Lung Cancer Mutation Opens Door to New Kind of Clinical Trial

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Cancer subtypes are like rare diseases; a new kind of clinical trial uses Dr. Google to find enough needles in enough haystacks to test drug ponatinib against FGFR positive lung cancer.

– University of Colorado Cancer Center|22-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

UH Case Medical Center’s Dr. Parikh Authors SCAI Paper on Treatment of Renal Artery Stenosis

Renal artery stenting to open blockages in the kidney arteries may benefit patients who have historically been excluded from modern clinical trials, according to new recommendations for renal artery stenosis e-published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions today by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI).

– University Hospitals Case Medical Center|22-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
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