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Article ID: 707764

Kidney Failure Patients Face Higher Risk of Cancer Death

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

In a population-based study, both patients on dialysis and those who received kidney transplants experienced over 2.5-times higher risks of cancer death than age- and sex-matched individuals without kidney failure.

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Article ID: 708118

DHS Releases Compliance Assessment Bulletin for 30 Day Public Comment

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced the release of a Project 25 Compliance Assessment Program (P25 CAP) draft Compliance Assessment Bulletin (CAB) for review and comment.

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Article ID: 708122

Effective self-control strategies involve much more than willpower, research shows

Association for Psychological Science

It's mid-February, around the time that most people waver in their commitment to the resolutions they've made for the new year. Many of these resolutions - whether it's to spend less time looking at screens, eat more vegetables, or save money for retirement - require us to forego a behavior we want to engage in for the one we think we should engage in. In a new report, leading researchers in behavioral science propose a new framework that outlines different types of self-control strategies and emphasizes that self-control entails more than sheer willpower to be effective.

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Article ID: 707913

The More the Merrier? Children with Multiple Siblings More Susceptible to Bullying

American Psychological Association (APA)

A child with more than one brother or sister is more likely to be the victim of sibling bullying than those with only one sibling, and firstborn children and older brothers tend to be the perpetrators, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 707988

New Parenting Podcast Offers Advice and Understanding From Experts, Parents and Teens

Safe Kids Worldwide

I’ve always thought of parenting as a team sport. It works better when we can support each other, learn from each other, and understand that we’re not alone. That’s what The Parent Pep Talk podcast is all about, which you can download today on iTunes or your podcast app.

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Article ID: 708065

Researchers Develop Reversible, Drug-Free Antiplatelet Therapy to Fight Dangerous Blood Clots and Cancer Metastasis

George Washington University

A new reversible, drug-free antiplatelet therapy could reduce the risk of blood clots and potentially prevent cancer metastasis, according to a study published today in Science Translational Medicine.

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