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Article ID: 713133

Stroke Patient Makes Full Recovery, Runs Two Marathons in Five Months

Cedars-Sinai

Meditation techniques helped Gregory Rutchik make it through his stroke when he was just 51 years old. Now those techniques are helping him keep his cool while running marathons.

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Article ID: 713008

Value in Health Goes Back to the Future to Celebrate Its Past

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of a special 20th anniversary issue that reflects on how “value” has been defined, measured, and debated in the journal for the past two decades.

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Article ID: 713128

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Class of 2019 Encouraged To Change the World

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

During the 213th Commencement Ceremony at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the nation’s oldest technological university, the Honorable John P. Holdren urged the Class of 2019 to become emissaries “on the relevance of science and technology to the biggest issues affecting human well‐being.”

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Article ID: 713129

Rush's Dr. Shikha Jain Named ResearcHERS Program Ambassador

Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Cancer Center oncologist Shikha Jain, MD, has been named an ambassador for the American Cancer Society's ResearcHERS program — a unique effort to fund women with innovative research ideas and dedication to discovering lifesaving cancer breakthroughs.

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Article ID: 713126

Brain Cancer Drug Reactivates Body's Natural Defenses

Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)

Drug reactivates p53 tumor suppressor protein and increases chemotherapy effectiveness in potential glioblastoma breakthrough.

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Nearly 1 in 5 Parents Say Their Child Never Wears a Helmet While Riding a Bike

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Despite evidence that helmets are critical to preventing head injuries, not all children wear them while biking, skateboarding and riding scooters, a new national poll finds.

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Economists Find Net Benefit in Soda Tax

New York University

A team of economists has concluded that soda taxes serve as a “net good,” an assessment based on an analysis of health benefits and consumer behavior.

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Teens with ADHD Get More Traffic Violations for Risky Driving, Have Higher Crash Risk Regardless of Age When Licensed

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and moving violations, and engage in risky driving behaviors than their peers without ADHD.

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Can a Hands-on Model Help Forest Stakeholders Fight Tree Disease?

North Carolina State University

Sudden oak death, a disease that's killed millions of trees, turned up in Oregon, posing a threat to the timber industry. Scientists are using a 3D model called Tangible Landscape to help stakeholders work together to find ways to stop the disease's spread.

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