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Article ID: 708259

Rate of Highchair Misuse Climbs

UT Southwestern Medical Center

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports a 25 percent leap in children injured using highchairs – the biggest jump in large-volume categories that included highchairs, strollers, cribs/mattresses, and infant carriers.

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18-Feb-2019 4:45 PM EST
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Article ID: 708134

Expert Available: Why do entrepreneurs fail? They choose the wrong idea.

Wake Forest University

The importance of having a sound business idea for a startup is essential, but identifying the ideas most likely to go from concept to venture is challenging. Statistics show that about 34% of startups fail within the first two years and 56% within the first four years. Most failures are due, in part, to the pursuit of ideas that are poorly selected and/or tested.

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14-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707970

Minimally-Invasive Treatment Option for Early Stage Oral Cancer Reduces Recovery Time, Improves Survival

Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Cancer Institute oral cancer patient Marlene Calverley, a minimally-invasive sentinel node biopsy meant having three instead of 30-60 lymph nodes removed, and a two-inch scar instead of a five-to-six-inch scar. It also meant no neck drains, no physical therapy, and a decreased risk of complications.

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12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 707766

Mending Ben's Heart

Children's of Alabama

Ben Golden Peterson was among the first patients to undergo heart surgery when the Bruno Pediatric Heart Center opened at Children’s of Alabama in 2012. Post surgery, he was diagnosed with cancer. Today, Ben is an energetic first grader who loves playing baseball and showing off his favorite Fortnite dance moves.

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8-Feb-2019 10:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 707715

WIU Terrorism Researcher’s New Book Offers Insights into Family Terror Networks, Their Implications and How to Combat this Growing Feature of Global Terrorism

Western Illinois University

A new book authored by Western Illinois University Homeland Security Professor Dean C. Alexander addresses the aspects of family terror networks, their implications and countering this increasingly prominent facet of international terrorism.

Released:
7-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

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Article ID: 707697

UF/IFAS Expert: Eat Fresh Food for a Healthy Heart

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

As we enter February, which is American Heart Month, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences nutrition expert gives several suggestions to help you keep your heart pumping blood as it should.

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7-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 707664

How a Food Expo Can Help Take Your Food Start-Up to the Next Level

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

Entrepreneurship is driving much of the most exciting innovation happening in the science of food today. To help support this growing community, IFT—through our IFTNEXT initiative—launched a new, high profile promotional venue at our 2017 Annual Event and Food Expo called the IFTNEXT Start-Up Alley. It’s a unique opportunity for food start-ups to showcase their innovative technologies, products, and/or services at one of the world’s largest annual food science events.

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6-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707662

Otherwise healthy and think you have the flu? Avoid the emergency room

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Centers for Disease Control reports that influenza activity in Alabama is now widespread and likely to increase. Alabama’s Department of Public Health also reports that almost every Alabama county is experiencing significant flu activity. As Alabama and the rest of the country enter the height of flu season, University of Alabama at Birmingham medical caregivers want to remind the public that, if you are normally a healthy person who is experiencing flu-like symptoms — high fever, muscle or body aches throughout the body, exhaustion, and loss of appetite — do not go to the emergency department.

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6-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707610

CFN Staff Spotlight: Priscilla Antunez Guides Partnerships that Advance Nanoscience to Impact Society

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Priscilla Antunes, the new assistant director for strategic partnerships at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN), is helping scientists establish partnerships with universities, other research labs, and industry to increase the impact of their research.

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6-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 707555

To Cut Down Prescription Drug Prices, We Need a Non Partisan Entity to Craft Evidence-Based Policy, #Umich Expert Says

University of Michigan

Minal Patel, assistant professor at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, discusses prescription drug affordability

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5-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST

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