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Article ID: 704017

A checklist for employee training

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers have created a checklist organizations can use when developing, implementing and evaluating training programs for their employees. The checklist provides actionable guidance for practitioners at all stages of training program implementation.

Released:
14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 703988

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Obesity Society Announce Collaboration on Treatment of Obesity and Weight Management

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and The Obesity Society have announced a three-year collaboration to develop educational, scientific and clinical materials, programs and other activities related to evidence-based treatment of obesity and weight management.

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14-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
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18-Nov-2018 4:45 PM EST
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Article ID: 703879

Dermatologists Urge Consumers to Treat Acne Early

American Academy of Dermatology

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans annually. However, despite its prevalence, accurate information about acne can be scarce. Many teenagers and young adults believe that they have to let acne run its course instead of treating it, while others turn to do-it-yourself treatments — like applying diaper cream or toothpaste to pimples — without much success. Yet left untreated, say dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, acne often results in significant physical and psychological problems, such as scarring, poor self-esteem, depression and anxiety.

Released:
13-Nov-2018 9:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703844

Bay Labs and Northwestern Medicine Enroll First Patient in Study Using AI Software to Improve Heart Disease Detection

Northwestern Medicine

Bay Labs and Northwestern Medicine are evaluating the use of Bay Labs’ EchoGPS, artificial intelligence-guided ultrasound software, to enable certified medical assistants (CMAs) with no prior scanning experience to capture high-quality echocardiograms.

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13-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 703505

Hepatitis C Treatment Can Be Shortened in 50 Percent of Patients, Study Finds

Loyola University Health System

Hepatitis C drugs cure more than 90 percent of patients, but can cost more than $50,000 per patient. Findings from a new study could lead to big cost savings. In 50 percent of patients, the standard 12-week treatment regimen could be shortened to as little as six weeks without compromising efficacy.

Released:
6-Nov-2018 6:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 703782

Study investigates factors behind Chicago school closure decisions

University of Illinois at Chicago

Building utilization and student performance were predictors of Chicago Public Schools closures, but so was the race of students in each school, according to a new study led by University of Illinois at Chicago researcher Rachel Weber.

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12-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

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