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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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Photo of Bobby Kennedy the Day Before His Assassination Among Political Memorabilia From First Female Mayor of Oxnard

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A photo of Senator Bobby Kennedy campaigning in Oxnard the day before he was assassinated is one of hundreds of political artifacts recently donated to the John Spoor Broome Library at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI).

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Robert Terry, Co-Founder of U.S. Alzheimer’s Research Dies at 93

A founder of U.S. Alzheimer’s research, Robert D. Terry, has died at 93. He first showed what plaques and tangles look like in the electron microscope, and linked failing cognition to withering synapses in the brain.

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Texas Tech Pop Culture Expert Comments on Death of Sir Roger Moore

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Argonne Scientist and Nobel Laureate Alexei Abrikosov Dies at 88

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Alexei Abrikosov, an acclaimed physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory who received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on superconducting materials, died Wednesday, March 29. He was 88.

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Penn State Mourns the Loss of Businessman and Philanthropist Harold Marcus

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Harold “Hal” Marcus, a 1949 Penn State graduate and retired industrial engineer turned real estate entrepreneur, died on March 18 at his home in Olympia, Washington, at the age of 89.

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Hans Dehmelt — Nobel Laureate and University of Washington Professor Emeritus — Has Died at Age 94

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Hans Georg Dehmelt, Nobel physics laureate and professor emeritus at the University of Washington, died in Seattle on March 7, 2017 at age 94. Dehmelt was a celebrated scientist who developed methods to isolate atoms and subatomic particles and measure their fundamental properties with high accuracy.

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Dr. Faye G. Abdellah, Founding Dean of Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing, Dies at 97

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Dr. Faye Glenn Abdellah, founding Dean of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing (GSN), and retired Rear Admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) passed away Friday, Feb. 24, at the age of 97. Abdellah was a pioneer and internationally recognized leader in nursing whose contributions substantially improved the nation’s health. A true visionary, Abdellah was dedicated to advancing the nursing profession and is considered to be among the world’s most influential nursing theorists and public health scientists.

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Former MD Anderson President Dr. Charles A. LeMaistre Passes Away at 92

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Charles Aubrey “Mickey” LeMaistre, M.D., past president of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and a pioneering crusader against the harmful effects of tobacco use and catalyst of the field of cancer prevention, died today in Houston. He was 92. LeMaistre came to MD Anderson as president in 1978 after serving seven years as chancellor of The University of Texas System.

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Art Rosenfeld, California’s Godfather of Energy Efficiency, Dies at 90

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Art Rosenfeld, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Distinguished Scientist Emeritus who is also known as California’s “godfather” of energy efficiency and who has been credited with being personally responsible for billions of dollars in energy savings, died Friday at his home in Berkeley, California. He was 90.







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