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Article ID: 700822

ACI Responds to "Sensational" Study Claims on Cleaners, Disinfectants

American Cleaning Institute

A study and related analysis claiming cleaners and disinfectants contribute to children’s risk of being overweight are “sensational” and “don’t really hold up,” according to the American Cleaning Institute.​

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20-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 700820

New Research Finds Annual Well Visit Increases Likelihood of Preventive Services

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study assesses the effect of receiving an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) between 2011 and 2013 on the annual rate of eight preventive services recommended for the Medicare population following the AWV. The study is published online in Preventive Medicine.

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20-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 700818

Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work

North Carolina State University

A recent study finds that the tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.

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20-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700810

Ocean Medical Center to Host Annual Health Fair

Hackensack Meridian Health

Ocean Medical Center will host its first annual health fair on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fall into Health is a free event featuring community wellness resources, health screenings, cooking demonstrations, interactive educational displays and more. Medical experts will be on hand to answer your questions and offer valuable tips on how to improve your health. Giveaways and light refreshments will be provided.

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20-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 700817

UF/IFAS Research: Citrus Tree Covers Keep Deadly Psyllids Away

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

University of Florida scientists are finding that by covering new citrus trees with mesh, they can keep disease-carrying insects from harming the plants. That could be a big step toward stemming the deadly citrus greening disease, UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers say.

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20-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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Agriculture, Plants

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Article ID: 700819

Basking Sharks Can Jump as High and as Fast as a Great White Shark

Queen's University Belfast

A team of scientists led by Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Roehampton can jump as fast and as high out of the water as their cousin, the famously powerful and predatory great white shark.

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20-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700811

Study at Johns Hopkins Hospital Leads To Changes in Reporting Patient Safety Concerns

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Study at Johns Hopkins Hospital Leads To Changes in Reporting Patient Safety Concerns 09/20/2018 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to EmailShare to PrintShare to More Credit: iStock In a case study published online last week in Academic Medicine, an international team of researchers led by the University of Cambridge and Johns Hopkins Medicine looked at what prevented employees from raising concerns.

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20-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700733

American Girls Read and Write Better Than Boys

American Psychological Association (APA)

WASHINGTON – As early as the fourth grade, girls perform better than boys on standardized tests in reading and writing, and as they get older that achievement gap widens even more, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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18-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT

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