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Study Shows Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery Can Lead to Long-term Opioid Use

Mount Sinai Health System

Patients treated with more-invasive surgical techniques for a type of early-stage lung cancer are more likely to become chronic opioid users than patients treated with minimally invasive surgery.

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Article ID: 700985

A facade that is a power plant and a guarantee of wellbeing

Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Anyone who spends most of their day indoors knows the importance of a comfortable atmosphere to work and live in. Researchers from EPFL’s Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory are searching for ways to maximize the energy gain from a building’s envelope while also optimizing interior comfort in an environmentally friendly way. They are demonstrating how this can be done with “SolAce”, the latest unit in Empa and Eawag’s NEST research building.

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24-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 700987

Older adults with a ‘fall prevention plan’ less likely to end up in hospital

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Older adults at risk for falls are less likely to suffer fall-related hospitalizations when they have a “fall plan of care,” according to new research featuring faculty at Binghamton University, State University at New York.3

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24-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 700981

'CoveringPovertyToolkit.com’ re-launches as journalism resource for covering community poverty issues

University of Georgia

A website packed with resources, curated content and checklists for journalists has been redesigned and relaunched by Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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24-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 700978

Hockey Legends and Passionate Players unite at 8th Annual Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer, September 29th at Woodbine Racetrack

University Health Network (UHN)

On September 29th, hockey legends, media personalities and passionate players will unite at the 8th annual Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer to defeat their toughest opponent yet.

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24-Sep-2018 9:40 AM EDT
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NAS taps UAH CSPAR director to head decadal survey for plasma physics

University of Alabama Huntsville

Dr. Gary Zank, director of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research (CSPAR), has been named to co-chair a committee performing a decadal survey for plasma physics.

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21-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700980

Press Registration for ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting Closes Oct. 12

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Members of the press are invited to submit their request for a press pass to the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting by Friday, Oct. 12.

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24-Sep-2018 9:50 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700976

An Expensive Lesson in Economics: Trump and the WTO

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Donald Trump has taken the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, imposed tariffs on European, Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum, and levied a first batch of tariffs on Chinese imports — announcing this week the plan to tariff an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods.

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Article ID: 700973

Promising Phase 1/2 Results for Entrectinib Against ROS1+ Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

University of Colorado Cancer Center

Results of phase 1 and phase 2 clinical trials of the drug entrectinib in ROS1-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) presented on the press program of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer show a response rate of 77.4 percent for 53 patients evaluable for response, with median duration of response of 24.6 months.

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