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Article ID: 702352

Trauma Researchers Identify Common Characteristics of Communities Where Mass Shootings Occur

American College of Surgeons (ACS)

While a new profile of commonalities among communities where mass shootings have occurred emerges, researchers also find that the strictest gun laws actually pose a greater risk of mass shootings.

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17-Oct-2018 12:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702336

High-Dose Influenza Vaccine Linked with Lower Hospitalization Rates in Dialysis Patients

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Receiving high-dose vs. standard dose influenza vaccine in 2016-17 was associated with lower rates of hospitalization in dialysis patients, although this association was not seen in 2015-16 (when few dialysis patients received the high-dose vaccine). • There were no differences in rates of death between patients receiving the high-dose vs. standard dose influenza vaccine during either time period.

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Article ID: 702684

Seeing a Salt Solution’s Structure Supports One Hypothesis About How Minerals Form

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists used neutrons, isotopes and simulations to “see” the atomic structure of a saturated solution and found evidence supporting one of two competing hypotheses about how ions come together to form minerals.

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Article ID: 702683

African Fires Wipe Out Endangered Rhino’s Favorite Foods

Wake Forest University

Fires in the African savannah – planned by national park staff to regenerate the preferred grasses of grazers such as wildebeests and zebras – are killing the few foods that endangered black rhinos love to eat.

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23-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702679

UF/IFAS Extension Helps Panhandle Farmers After Hurricane Michael

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Several Panhandle counties are facing similar circumstances to that found in Jackson County, said Judy Biss, director of UF/IFAS Extension Calhoun County.

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23-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 702680

Phillips School of Nursing at MSBI Named Center of Excellence by National League of Nursing

Mount Sinai Health System

Phillips School of Nursing (PSON) at Mount Sinai Beth Israel has been named a Center for Excellence in Nursing Education™ by the National League of Nursing (NLN) for the years 2018-2022. This is the School’s second consecutive designation as a Center of Excellence in the category of “enhancing student learning and professional development.” PSON was one of just 12 schools selected nationwide to receive the honor in this category and is the only hospital-based nursing school in New York City.

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23-Oct-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702612

Leave the Job at Work to Ensure Better Health and Sleep

University of South Australia

Feeling tired, sluggish and sleep-deprived? The culprit could be work-creep, according to new research from the University of South Australia released today.

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23-Oct-2018 3:30 PM EDT

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Article ID: 702678

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Section Chief Honored for Contributions to Cancer and Blood Disorders

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Richard Drachtman, MD, clinical section chief of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Division at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Melvyn H. Motolinsky Research Foundation Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his accomplishments and leadership in the field of pediatric cancer and blood disorders.

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23-Oct-2018 3:20 PM EDT

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