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FoodPrint: New Website Launches to Help Consumers Make Smart, Sustainable Decisions About the Food They Buy and Eat

GRACE Communications

Today GRACE Communications Foundation launched FoodPrint.org, a new website that provides common-sense and science-based information to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions at the grocery store and when dining out.

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18-Oct-2018 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702387

Online Course Offers Business of Anesthesia Blueprint

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

First-ever anesthesia business course launched online for anesthesia providers.

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18-Oct-2018 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702288

Fighting the Flu: With the Return of Influenza Season, Now is the Best Time to Protect Yourself

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Fighting the Flu: With the Return of Influenza Season, Now is the Best Time to Protect Yourself 10/17/2018 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to EmailShare to PrintShare to More An interview with Lisa Maragakis and Aaron Milstone about the flu. Credit: Johns Hopkins Medicine With the start of the flu season, cases have surfaced in regions around the country, and Johns Hopkins Medicine experts expect to see that number continue to grow through the winter. Doctors recommend that everyone 6 months and older get the flu vaccine each year to prevent the virus or reduce the seriousness if you do get sick.

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17-Oct-2018 10:00 PM EDT
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American Society of Anesthesiologists names Linda J. Mason, M.D., FASA, new president

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

SAN FRANCISCO – Linda J. Mason, M.D., FASA, director of pediatric anesthesiology at Loma Linda University Medical Center and professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics at Loma Linda University, California, was today named president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), the nation’s largest organization of physician anesthesiologists. Dr. Mason assumed office at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting in San Francisco and will serve for one year.

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8-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Orthopaedic Experts Show Teenage Girls How to Avoid Knee Injuries

Cedars-Sinai

ACL injuries have become more common over the decades, especially among female athletes, who are three-and-a-half times more likely than males to suffer from ACL tears. Teaching young women how to avoid knee injuries is a priority for Cedars-Sinai orthopaedist Natasha Trentacosta, MD. Earlier this month, at a football stadium in Torrance, CA, she led an an injury prevention session for female soccer players.

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17-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Simple Test May Help Predict Long-Term Outcome After Stroke

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

A simple test taken within a week of a stroke may help predict how well people will have recovered up to three years later, according to a study published in the October 17, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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13-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Revolutionary Noninvasive Therapy Shows Promise for Immunotherapy and Opening Blood-Brain Barrier to Enable Treatment of Neurological Disease and Cancer

Focused Ultrasound Foundation

A briefing featuring key data presented at the 6th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound. Researchers and clinicians will highlight breakthrough advances in the use of focused ultrasound in cancer immunotherapy and for opening the blood-brain barrier (BBB).

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17-Oct-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute Pioneers Promising New Alzheimer’s Therapy

West Virginia University

Investigators at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute performed the first procedure in the world of a phase II trial using focused ultrasound to treat a patient with early stage Alzheimer’s.

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17-Oct-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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