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Working Memory Is Positively Associated With Higher Physical Endurance and Better Cognitive Function

Mount Sinai researchers have found a positive relationship between the brain network associated with working memory—the ability to store and process information relevant to the task at hand—and healthy traits such as higher physical endurance and...

– Mount Sinai Health System

Molecular Psychiatry

Embargo expired on 05-Dec-2017 at 04:00 ET


Researchers Identify Six Genes Driving Peanut Allergy Reactions

Mount Sinai researchers have identified six genes that activate hundreds of other genes in children experiencing severe allergic reactions to peanuts. This is the first study in human trials to identify genes driving acute peanut allergic reactions ...

– Mount Sinai Health System

Nature Communications

Embargo expired on 05-Dec-2017 at 05:00 ET


New TB Drugs Possible with Understanding of Old Antibiotic

Tuberculosis, and other life-threatening microbial diseases, could be more effectively tackled with future drugs, thanks to new research into an old antibiotic by the University of Warwick and The Francis Crick Institute.

– University of Warwick

Nature Communications

Embargo expired on 05-Dec-2017 at 05:00 ET


Experimental Drug Blocks Toxic Ion Flow Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

A new small-molecule drug can restore brain function and memory in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. The molecule, called anle138b, works by stopping toxic ion flow in the brain that is known to trigger nerve cell death. Scientists envision tha...

– University of California San Diego

EMBO Molecular Medicine, Dec-2017; AG028709

Embargo expired on 05-Dec-2017 at 06:00 ET


New Test Provides Accurate Measure of DNA Damage from Chemical Compounds

A new biomarker test developed by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and their colleagues can help predict, with up to 90 percent certainty, which chemical compounds can cause DNA damage that could lead to cancer.

– Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

PNAS

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 15:00 ET


Kidney Disease Diagnosis May Benefit from DNA Sequencing

In a new study of kidney disease patients, researchers used DNA sequencing to identify the underlying genetic cause of disease, improving diagnosis and treatment.

– Columbia University Medical Center

Annals of Internal Medicine, December 4, 2017

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 17:00 ET


High-Stress Childhoods Blind Adults to Potential Loss

Adults who lived high-stress childhoods have trouble reading the signs that a loss or punishment is looming, leaving themselves in situations that risk avoidable health and financial problems and legal trouble. According to researchers at the Univers...

– University of Wisconsin-Madison

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences December 4, 2017

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 15:00 ET


Four-Fold Jump in Deaths in Opioid-Driven Hospitalizations

New study finds that death rates for those hospitalized for opioid-related conditions in the U.S. have quadrupled since 2000. Worst toll seen among patients who were low-income, white, under age 65 and on Medicare, and the severity of opioid misuse l...

– Harvard Medical School

Health Affairs

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 16:00 ET


New Alzheimer's Animal Model More Closely Mimics Human Disease

Making an AD mouse model that incorporates both Aβ and tau pathologies in a more AD-relevant context has been greatly sought after but difficult to accomplish. This study is a big step for AD research, which will allow testing of new therapies in a ...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Nature Medicine; P30AG10124, P01AG17586, P01AG017628

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 11:00 ET


Medicare Shift to Quality Over Quantity Presents Challenges

A new study hints that even large physician practices may have trouble moving to a payment system that rewards quality of health care over quantity of services delivered. The analysis included data from the first year of a program run by the Centers ...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Health Affairs

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 16:00 ET


Study Finds More Than 1 in 6 Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease Who Undergo Revascularization Readmitted Within 30 Days

Led by researchers in the Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), the large-scale analysis determined that 30 percent of readmissions following peripheral revascularization were related to com...

– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Annals of Internal Medicine

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 17:00 ET

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Zika Vaccine Induces Robust Immune Responses in Three Phase 1 Trials

Healthy adults mounted strong immune responses after receiving an investigational whole inactivated Zika virus vaccine, according to interim analyses of three Phase 1, placebo-controlled, double-blind trials conducted at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical...

– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

The Lancet

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 18:30 ET


Sanford Health Announces $1 Million Health and Science Award

Sanford Health is creating one of the world’s most lucrative awards to recognize innovations in health care.

– Sanford Health

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 10:00 ET


Head and Neck Cancer Researchers to Convene in Scottsdale for Multidisciplinary Care Symposium February 15-17

Researchers will present peer-reviewed abstracts on new combination therapies, targeted therapies, immunotherapy, advanced radiation and surgical techniques, new staging systems, treatment guidelines and supportive care.

– American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)


Study Shows Lithium Chloride Blunts Brain Damage Linked to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

A single dose of lithium chloride, a drug used to treat bipolar disease and aggression, blocks the sleep disturbances, memory loss, and learning problems tied to fetal alcohol syndrome, new experiments in mice show.

– NYU Langone Health

Neuroscience


Study Suggests That Where Guidelines Disagree, Physicians’ Experiences With Their Patients, Family and Friends Shape Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations

Results of a national survey of more than 800 physicians suggest that their experiences with patients, family members and friends with breast cancer are linked with their recommendations for routine mammograms.

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

JAMA: Internal Medicine; R21CA194194-02


Preemies' Dads More Stressed Than Moms After NICU

CHICAGO - For the first time, scientists have measured the stress levels of fathers of premature babies during the tense transition between the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and home and discovered fathers are more stressed than moms, according...

– Northwestern University

Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing; R21 HS20316


Durotomy: A Common Complication of Spinal Surgery – and an Important Factor in Some Malpractice Cases

Incidental durotomy—small tears of the outer membrane of the spinal cord—are a common occurrence in spinal surgery, and may lead to litigation. Most malpractice cases associated with dural tear end in a ruling in favor of the surgeon, reports a s...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Spine


Purna Kashyap, M.B.B.S., Reviews Microbiome at Frontier of Personalized Medicine

ROCHESTER, Minn. – In the latest issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Mayo Clinic researchers reviewed the importance of the microbiome as a key component of personalized medicine to improve diagnosis, reduce disease risk and optimize early detection ...

– Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Proceedings


New Adaptable Medicine Curriculum Offers Health Care Providers “Universal” Genomics Education

The Universal Genomics Instructor Handbook and Toolkit, a new, free educational resource designed to educate clinicians in all medical specialties in genomic medicine, is now available to improve physician genomic education worldwide. Developed by a ...

– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

R25CA168544


Opioid Crisis: Criminal Justice Referrals Miss Treatment Opportunities, Study Suggests

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that under 5 percent of those referred for opioid treatment from the criminal justice system were directed to medication-assisted programs to treat their disorder...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Health Affairs


Medication Errors for Admitted Patients Drop When Pharmacy Staff Take Drug Histories in ER

When pharmacy professionals — rather than doctors or nurses — take medication histories of patients in emergency departments, mistakes in drug orders can be reduced by more than 80 percent, according to a study led by Cedars-Sinai.

– Cedars-Sinai

BMJ Quality & Safety


微生物群落成为个体化医疗的关键组成部分

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– Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Proceedings


Register Now to Cover Cutting-Edge Hormone Research

Members of the media can now register to cover the latest advances in hormone health and science at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th Annual Meeting & Expo. The meeting will be held March 17-20, in Chicago, Ill.

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar -2018


Mayo Clinic, the Link Launch One-of-a-Kind Gift Registry to Help Victims of Sex Trafficking

ROCHESTER, Minn. — As game day approaches, Mayo Clinic and The Link have teamed up to announce the launch of RiseUpGifts.org as part of an effort to raise awareness about sex trafficking and inspire people to make a difference by helping victims wh...

– Mayo Clinic


Faith in Cancer Care Team Keeps New Mexico Woman at UAMS

TIna Farber arrived in Arkansas with one thing on her mind — meeting her two new grandbabies. Her son’s third child had arrived in April, and her daughter was expecting her third about one month later.

– University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Provides Important School-Based Health

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone provides vital services to thousands of children and adolescents in 41 school-based health centers.

– NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn


John Theurer Cancer Center Researchers Share 46 Cutting Edge Studies at 2017 ASH Meeting

Researchers from the Hackensack Merdian Health John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center will present results from 46 cancer-related studies during the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 59th Annual Meeting, which will tak...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


American College of Radiology Names Gold Medalists, Honorary Fellows and Distinguished Achievement Awardee

The American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors (BOC) selected three innovators as 2018 Gold Medalists for their extraordinary service to the College or radiology. Honors will be bestowed during the ACR 2018 Annual Meeting, to be held Ma...

– American College of Radiology (ACR)


Penn Medicine Launches Its First App for Bariatric Surgery Patients Using Apple CareKit

Penn Medicine launches first-of-its-kind app for bariatric surgery patients. Penn Life Gained is built using Apple CareKit, a software framework designed to help people actively manage their own medical conditions.

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Riverview Medical Center Welcomes Habib Khan, M.D., Vascular Surgeon

Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, NJ is pleased to welcome vascular surgeon, Habib Khan, M.D., to the medical staff. Dr. Khan specializes in vascular surgery especially minimally invasive vascular surgery and joined the...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


Meridian Health Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Gala Raises $2.7 Million

Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce its 20th Anniversary Gala raised a record-breaking $2.7 million for the organization. The event took place on Saturday, November 18 at New Jersey’s iconic historical venue...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


Albert Einstein College of Medicine and John Theurer Cancer Center Receive $6.4 Million NIH Grant to Identify Breast Cancer Biomarkers

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore, and Hackensack Meridian Health John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center have secured a five-year, $6.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Hea...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation Celebrates Formal Investiture of Samuel A. Goldlust, M.D.

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation celebrated the formal investiture of Samuel A. Goldlust, M.D., on Thursday, October 26. Dr. Goldlust is the recipient and steward of the prestigious Pitkin Foundation Endowed...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


A New Way to Deliver Multiple Sclerosis Drugs to the Brain

Two researchers in the department of anatomy and cell biology in the UIC College of Medicine have received a seed grant to develop a new drug delivery method that holds promise in the treatment of multiple sclerosis.

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Rutgers Cancer Institute Physician-Scientist Awarded $954K for Prostate Cancer Research

Isaac Yi Kim, MD, PhD, MBA, urologic oncology section chief at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has been awarded a $954,000 Department of Defense grant to explore how neuroendocrine markers impact a common treatment for a type of prostate canc...

– Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

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Penn Medicine Orthopaedic Researcher Receives Preeminent Bioengineering Award

Louis J. Soslowsky, PhD, the Fairhill Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, will receive the H.R. Lissner Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Columbia Nursing’s “Handprint Across the Globe” Event to Explore the Future of Global Health Education and Fostering the Next Generation of Global Nurses

Event discusses the importance of fostering global nurses and an overall discussion on the future of global health education.

– Columbia University Medical Center

Science News


Pop the Bubbly and Hear the Quality

The classic sparkling wine that has rung in countless new years with a bang may have more to its bubbles. Champagne is notable for its iconic cork popping, but the bubble acoustics also play a key role in determining how expensive that bottle should ...

– Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

174th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

Embargo expired on 05-Dec-2017 at 08:00 ET


Hearing Hybrid and Electric Vehicles While Quieting Noise Pollution

Low-emission vehicles are considered too quiet for hearing-impaired pedestrians, so the European Union is mandating that they be equipped with acoustic vehicle alerting systems. With these alert systems would come a marked increase in the amount of n...

– Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

174th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

Embargo expired on 05-Dec-2017 at 08:00 ET


Future Arctic Sea Ice Loss Could Dry Out California

Arctic sea ice loss of the magnitude expected in the next few decades could impact California’s rainfall and exacerbate future droughts, according to new research led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists

– Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Nature Communications, December 5, 2017

Embargo expired on 05-Dec-2017 at 05:00 ET


Pigeons Can Discriminate Both Space and Time

Pigeons aren't so bird-brained after all. New research from the University of Iowa shows that pigeons can discriminate the abstract concepts of space and time, likely using a different region of the brain than humans and primates to do so. Results ap...

– University of Iowa

Current Biology

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 12:00 ET


Brain Researchers Gain Greater Understanding of How We Generate Internal Experiences

Our mental life is rich with an enormous number of internal experiences. We can vividly recall an episode from childhood as well as what we did just five minutes ago. We can imagine and plan in detail our next vacation. How does the brain achieve thi...

– Bar-Ilan University

Nature Human Behaviour

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 11:00 ET


Rooftop Wiretap Aims to Learn What Crows Gossip About at Dusk

An interdisciplinary team is using a covert sound-based approach, worthy of an avian CSI, to study the link between crows' calls and their behavior.

– University of Washington

Acoustical Society of America Annual Meeting, Dec-2017


UF Study: Farm to School Program Boosts Fruit, Veggie Intake

It’s one thing to offer students fruits and vegetables for school lunch; it’s another for them to actually eat them. Children who attend schools with Farm to School programs eat more fruits and vegetables, new University of Florida research shows...

– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior


Fish Exposed to Treated Wastewater Have Altered Behaviour: Research

A team of researchers from Environment Canada and Climate Change Canada and McMaster University have found that fish living downstream from a wastewater treatment plant showed changes to their normal behaviour—ones that made them vulnerable to pred...

– McMaster University

Scientific Reports


When the Nose Doesn’t Know: Can Loss of Smell Be Repaired?

Researchers at Tufts are examining the behavior of stem cells within the context of aging and loss of smell. In Cell Stem Cell, they report mechanisms to regenerate adult stem cells in mice to restore smell cells: it mimics induced pluripotency, but ...

– Tufts University

Cell Stem Cell; R01DC002167; R21DC015889; F31DC014637; F31DC014398; F30DC013962


North American Storm Clusters Could Produce 80 Percent More Rain

Major clusters of summertime thunderstorms in North America will grow larger, more intense, and more frequent later this century in a changing climate

– National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Nature Climate Change


Computer Simulations Reveal Roots of Drug Resistance

New supercomputer simulations have revealed the role of transport proteins called efflux pumps in creating drug-resistance in bacteria, research that could lead to improving the drugs’ effectiveness against life-threatening diseases and restoring t...

– Los Alamos National Laboratory

Scientific Reports


Virtual Reality Users Must Learn to Use What They See

Anyone with normal vision knows that a ball that seems to quickly be growing larger is probably going to hit them on the nose. But strap them into a virtual reality headset, and they still may need to take a few lumps before they pay attention to th...

– University of Wisconsin-Madison


Story Tips From the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, December 2017

U.S. cities could save billions with ORNL’s precise approach to de-icing wintry roads; discovery of overlooked function of certain microbes could boost environmental clean-up strategies; novel tools can “see” atomic structures of aluminum-ceriu...

– Oak Ridge National Laboratory

includes video


NUS Researchers Develop Low Energy, Cost-Effective Wastewater Purification System

A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has come up with a novel approach to treat industrial wastewater using electricity as a reagent for purification. The method can remove up to 99 per cent of hard-to-treat organic co...

– National University of Singapore


UGA Researchers Seek Answer to Personal Hurricane Evacuation Decisions

Why do some people living in the path of a major hurricane decide to evacuate while others stay put? That’s what researchers at the University of Georgia want to know so that they can improve how emergency evacuations are handled.

– University of Georgia


UF Professor Helps Write Latest Edition of Gold Standard Propagation Textbook

The 1,000-page, 21-chapter book begins with the history of plant propagation and then leads into the principles and practices of seed, vegetative and tissue culture propagation.

– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences


NY Hop Growers Face Challenges to Meet Rising Brewery Demands

The New York craft beer industry is really hopping. From 2012 to 2016, the number of breweries more than tripled, from 95 to 302 ¬– and the industry contributes $3.5 billion to the state’s economy annually. This surging craft-brewing industry i...

– Cornell University


Researchers Turn to Trees to Trim Highway Toxins

Cornell University engineering students are creating a state-of-the-art computer model to strategically place trees on highways near residential areas to mitigate pollution particles and improve human health.

– Cornell University


Rutgers Physics Shows Have Thrilled Thousands for 20 Years

Rutgers University-New Brunswick Professor Mark Croft began giving physics demonstrations for students and outside groups 40 years ago, but the demos required lots of heavy lifting and he later stopped giving them. But stopping the shows made Croft...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers Today


How the California State University Is Helping Underrepresented Students Become Scientists

​In 1973, CSUN biology professor MariaElena Zavala, along with a small group of Latinos and Native American scientists, recognized a pressing need in our nation and formed SACNAS – the Society for Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Sci...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


Chemist Studying Electric Fields, Microfluidics to Improve Dialysis Technology

Iowa State's Robbyn Annand is studying how a hybrid of electrochemical and microfluidic technologies could be used to improve the dialysis equipment that cleans salt, waste and water from blood. That technology could enable a wearable, artificial kid...

– Iowa State University


Research Zooms in on Enzyme That Repairs DNA Damage from UV Rays

A research team at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is using the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) to study an enzyme found in plants, bacteria and some animals that repairs DNA damage caused by the sun’s ultraviol...

– SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory


Auburn University Expands Research Engagement with State, Regional and National Partners

Auburn University President Steven Leath has launched a new research and development program to drive collaboration with leading businesses, industries and government agencies.

– Auburn University


OICR Launches Groundbreaking Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline to Drive Cutting-Edge Therapies to the Clinic

The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) today announced the Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline (CTIP) initiative and the first 10 projects selected in CTIP’s inaugural round of funding. CTIP aims to support the local translation of On...

– Ontario Institute for Cancer Research


WVU Students Receive NASA Space Grant Fellowships

Five students from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University have been awarded undergraduate fellowships from the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium.

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


TCS & Cornell Tech Inaugurate the Tata Innovation Center, Partnership on Campus to Promote Joint Academic and Industry Research

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced Dec. 4 a $50 million investment in Cornell Tech. The investment includes a significant gift for the first...

– Cornell University


Chory and Walter Awarded Breakthrough Prizes

HHMI Investigators Joanne Chory and Peter Walter are among five scientists honored for transformative advances toward understanding living systems and extending human life.

– Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)


Southern Research Develops Gasifier Technology to Unlock Coal's Potential

Southern Research has been selected to receive nearly $1.7 million in U.S. Department of Energy funding to develop a new, cost-efficient gasifier capable of converting low-grade coal into synthesis gas (syngas) that can be used in a number of applica...

– Southern Research


CEBAF Begins Operations following Upgrade Completion

The world's most advanced particle accelerator for investigating the quark structure of matter is gearing up to begin its first experiments following official completion of an upgrade to triple its original design energy. The Continuous Electron Beam...

– Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Lifestyle & Social Sciences


Multicultural Awareness Boosts Teaching Competency, But Is an Uneven Resource Among Future Teachers

Student teachers with more multicultural awareness foster more positive classroom environments for their students, finds a new study by NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and published in the Journal of Teacher Educati...

– New York University

Journal of Teacher Education, Dec. 4, 2017

Embargo expired on 04-Dec-2017 at 16:00 ET


Repetition Can Make Sounds Into Music

New research from the U of A Music Cognition Lab shows that listeners perceive repeated environmental sounds as music.

– University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Music & Science


‘Safe’ Tanners Who Use Sprays and Lotions Less Likely to Get Tattoos and Piercings than Frequent Sunbathers and Tanning Bed Users

People who often sunbathe or use tanning beds are more likely to try risky weight-loss methods and have cosmetic surgery, as well as get tattoos and piercings. But while people who seldom tan also may try unsafe diets and cosmetic surgery, they rarel...

– Baylor University


MSU and Notre Dame: Rivals on the Court, Partners in Safety

Michigan State University and Notre Dame were fierce competitors during the 2017 Big Ten-ACC Challenge. But off the court, the two university police departments partnered to conduct a special training with their Vapor Wake K-9s with one goal: to shar...

– Michigan State University


Buffalo State Experts: Weinberg Reflects on Changing Attitudes Toward Sexual Behavior, Identity

In just the past six years, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage, the Tinder app accelerated casual dating, Fifty Shades of Grey was an overnight sensation, and Bruce Jenner became a woman.

– SUNY Buffalo State


Larson Transportation Institute to Host 23rd Annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference

Transportation professionals from around the state, mid-Atlantic region and country will gather for the 23rd annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference (TESC). Held December 6-8, at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center and hosted ...

– Penn State College of Engineering


Microsoft Mentors Two Northwestern Women in Emerging Tech Field

Two women with Northwestern University connections were project leads in a mentor and spotlight program, led by Microsoft and SH//FT, that celebrates and supports diverse creators in mixed reality.

– Northwestern University


The Most Stressful Time of the Year?

Out-of-town visitors, money worries, shopping, overeating: The holidays bring a host of stressors. CSU health professionals offer good advice for turning down the tension.

Expert Available

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


5 Tips for Navigating Political Discussions at the Holiday Table

UNLV Couple and Family Therapy program director offers strategies for when requests to pass the salt escalate into debates on passing tax and immigration reform.

Expert Available

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)


The ACEN and OADN Announce a Partnership

Dec. 5, 2017 – The board members of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Organization for Association Degree Nursing (OADN) made the announcement today that the two organizations have entered into a partnership. The ...

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)


California State University, Long Beach to Host 2021 National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The Council on Undergraduate Research has selected California State University, Long Beach as host of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in April 2021. Thousands of student researchers and faculty mentors attend the conference each yea...

– Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)


UW-Milwaukee Earns National Military Friendly School Designation

Victory Media announced that UW-Milwaukee earned the Military Friendly School Designation and will be showcased in its annual “Guide to Military Friendly Schools” and upcoming editions of “G.I. Jobs,” “Military Spouse Magazine” and on mil...

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Dittmar Exhibit Examines War, Surveillance and the Individual

The intimacy of embroidery and individual privacy collide with unmanned technological warfare in the fibers of artist Sabba Elahi’s work. “Drone Stories,” a display of Elahi’s embroidery and text, will be exhibited Jan. 11 - Feb. 12, 2018 at ...

– Northwestern University

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