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Newswise: Improving Cardiovascular Health of the Most Vulnerable

Improving Cardiovascular Health of the Most Vulnerable

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Starting in 2016, a two-year partnership between the North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (NCACC) and the North Carolina Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NCAFCC) provided free lipid lowering therapy and clopidogrel to patients at seven free clinics in North Carolina. The results of this pilot study were recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, All Journal News,

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21-Jan-2020 3:35 PM EST
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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Promotes Eating Right Bite by Bite During National Nutrition Month® 2020

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Choosing nutritious foods and getting enough physical activity can make a significant difference in your health. For National Nutrition Month® 2020, in March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages people to make informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits.

Channels: Exercise and Fitness, Health Food, Healthcare, Nutrition,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 3:25 PM EST
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Newswise: Students, Iowa State police join forces to design new police gear

Students, Iowa State police join forces to design new police gear

Iowa State University

Iowa State University industrial design students are collaborating with the ISU Police Department to examine the issues police officers face with their uniforms, gear and vehicles – and what designers can do to help solve those problems.

Channels: Education, Government/Law, In the Workplace, Materials Science,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
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Study takes on e-cigarette warning ‘paradox’

Cornell University

As controversy swirls around the vaping industry, a team of Cornell researchers has set out to help regulators identify the most effective health warnings to include in advertisements for electronic cigarettes.

Channels: Children's Health, Government/Law, Public Health, Smoking, Technology, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), All Journal News,

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21-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Enlarged amygdala involved in psychiatric challenges in young girls with autism

Enlarged amygdala involved in psychiatric challenges in young girls with autism

UC Davis MIND Institute

behavioral problems than similar age boys with ASD. These challenges are associated with a larger amygdala, a UC Davis Health study has found. The amygdala is a key part of the brain that helps regulate emotions and detects threats.

Channels: All Journal News, Autism, Children's Health, Mental Health, Neuro, Psychology and Psychiatry,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 2:55 PM EST
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Newswise: History department partners with Pentagon for internships

History department partners with Pentagon for internships

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

History graduate students have new outlets for professional development beyond the traditional academic career path. One of those activities is an internship with the Historical Office of the Office of the Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C

Channels: Education, Government/Law, History, In the Workplace, Media and Journalism,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 2:35 PM EST
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Newswise: Launch of Think Global Health

Launch of Think Global Health

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) introduces Think Global Health, a multi-contributor website that examines how changes in health are reshaping economies, societies, and the everyday lives of people around the world.

Channels: Aging, Environmental Health, Food Science, Government/Law, Poverty, Public Health,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 2:25 PM EST
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