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Released: 12-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST
Newswise Recommends Expert Spotlight - Expert Video Interviews, Q&As, Breaking News and More
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Expert interviews on topics ranging from breaking news, research results, trends, current events, and more.

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18-Apr-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Aging and Genes: Meet and Question Researchers Live on Newswise

Newswise is offering reporters a behind-the-scenes look at the state of the research and the impact it might have on global public health by interacting with two leading scientists in the field and an author who has investigated the research for over a decade. With all the elements of a great story, the search for healthful human longevity sheds light on discoveries that could fundamentally reshape human life.

10-Aug-2012 1:00 PM EDT
Obese Americans May Be Pushed Toward Unhealthy Decisions, According to Public Health Expert

Although most Americans would choose to be healthy if that option were easier, obesity is expected to increase in the coming years, largely due to the negative influence of environmental factors of unhealthy food choices and increasingly sedentary lifestyles. Possible solutions to these issues include an emphasis on education and increased transparency in nutritional information labels for consumers.

Released: 11-Nov-2011 1:00 PM EST
Anna Maria College President, Dr. Jack P. Calareso, Speaks Out on Poverty and Higher Education Issues
Anna Maria College

Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor. This quote from the African American playwright and novelist, James Baldwin, was recently used by Dr. Jack P. Calareso, President of Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA when discussing the cost of higher education and students of low economic means. Referencing research that identified that 80% of the U.S.’s low income students are forced to enroll in the least selective colleges and universities, Dr. Calareso forces educational leaders, government and elected officials and others to face the facts that poorer students have limited access to more selective institutions.

Released: 4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT
Personalized Medicine: Dr. Howard McLeod
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Howard McLeod, Ph.D., directs the UNC Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy (IPIT) in the UNC School of Pharmacy. McLeod, Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor of Pharmacy, has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers on pharmacogenomics, applied therapeutics, or clinical pharmacology and continues to work to integrate genetics principles into clinical practice to advance individualized medicine.

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