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Article ID: 715754

Planning for Coastal Run-Off

Wildlife Conservation Society

1. Planning for linkages among terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems can help managers mitigate the impacts of pollution from land-based run-off on water quality and coastal ecosystem services, which affect the

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18-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Johns Hopkins Develops Criteria for Diagnostic Imaging

Article ID: 715994

Johns Hopkins Develops Criteria for Diagnostic Imaging

Johns Hopkins Medicine

On June 30, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has been designated a so-called “qualified provider-led entity.” This allows Johns Hopkins to develop criteria that meet the requirements of the federal Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 when ordering diagnostic imaging tests such as computed tomography (CT) scans

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Newswise: Danbury Hospital’s Most Vulnerable Patients Are Getting Healing Hugs

Article ID: 715902

Danbury Hospital’s Most Vulnerable Patients Are Getting Healing Hugs

Western Connecticut Health Network

Danbury Hospital launched Healing Hugs, a new service where trained volunteer cuddlers provide comfort to babies in the Danbury Hospital Spratt Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Studies have shown that NICU babies who are cuddled experience immediate benefits, like lowered heart rate and reduced stress, and also long-term cognitive, neurological, and social benefits. A local woman is paying it forward by volunteering as a cuddler, nearly 30 years after her son’s life was saved in the Danbury Hospital NICU.

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Newswise: Elissa Kozlov Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research

Article ID: 715995

Elissa Kozlov Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research

Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research are excited to announce that Elissa Kozlov, PhD, has joined their faculty this past May. She joined the School of Public Health’s department of health behavior, society, and policy as an instructor, and is a resident faculty member at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research.

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Newswise: The Medical Minute: From needle to vial, how blood work works

Article ID: 715993

The Medical Minute: From needle to vial, how blood work works

Penn State Health

Blood tests can diagnose disease, determine organ function and help your doctor see how well treatments are working. Here’s why they sometimes require so many samples – and why you can’t eat ahead of time.

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18-Jul-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Diabetes medications masking surgical complication

Article ID: 715991

Diabetes medications masking surgical complication

University of Adelaide

A new class of diabetes medications is masking the potentially dangerous condition of ketoacidosis at the time of surgery. Testing for acid load in the blood of diabetes sufferers who are taking gliflozin medications is needed in order to avoid complications associated with ketoacidosis – a potentially lethal build-up of acid in the blood.

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18-Jul-2019 3:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715990

Latest e-skin innovation by NUS researchers gives robots and prosthetics an exceptional sense of touch

National University of Singapore

NUS researchers have developed an ultra responsive and robust artificial nervous system for e-skins.

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17-Jul-2019 9:05 PM EDT
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