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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares insight on prevention and early detection of this disease.

Channels: Cancer, OBGYN, Women's Health,

Released:
2-Jan-2020 3:00 PM EST

Combating the effects of gloomy weather

UW Medicine

SAD, or seasonal affective disorder, is a type of depression that is related to changes in seasons. There are methods, like light therapy, that can help.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Climate Science, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Environmental Health, Sleep, Staff Picks,

Released:
26-Dec-2019 12:35 PM EST
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Therapy dog lifts patients' hearts

UW Medicine

Kepu Savou thought he had come down with a cold. When his symptoms persisted, he visited a doctor and learned that his heart was failing – something Savou never would've imagined at age 29. He has been an inpatient at UW Medical Center, awaiting a donor heart for transplant. While the monthslong experience has been difficult, he says a program called Paws for Patients has provided much-needed emotional support. Program volunteers bring registered therapy dogs to visit patients who face challenging medical conditions.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Pets,

Released:
20-Dec-2019 3:15 PM EST
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17-Dec-2019 10:15 AM EST
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Black Hole Eats Star

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Join Melissa Hoffman of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory for a tour of one of the most disruptive events in Universe.

Channels: Space and Astronomy, Staff Picks,

Released:
28-Nov-2019 11:00 PM EST
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Dietitian: Holiday dieting can backfire

UW Medicine

It can be hard to resist a spread of decadent food over the holidays. But as much as you might prepare for gorging by dieting in advance, Natalia Groat, a registered dietitian at Harborview Medical Center, says that plan can backfire.

Channels: All Journal News, Health Food, Mindfulness, Nutrition, Winter Holidays,

Released:
26-Nov-2019 11:35 AM EST
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Handling Holiday Stress

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey social worker Deborah Leif, MSW, LCSW offers some tips for cancer patients and caregivers on how to deal with stress related to the holiday season.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Psychology and Psychiatry, Winter Holidays,

Released:
25-Nov-2019 12:20 PM EST
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Healthy Holiday Eating

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey registered dietitian, Kristin Waldron, RD, CSO reminds us about eating healthy this holiday season as part of a cancer preventive lifestyle.

Channels: Alcohol and Alcoholism, All Journal News, Health Food, Nutrition, Winter Holidays,

Released:
25-Nov-2019 11:55 AM EST
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Guarding against a devastating tropical disease

Morgridge Institute for Research

Schistosomiasis is one of the most devastating tropical diseases in the world, second only to malaria in its prevalence. The only treatment currently used is extremely limited in its effectiveness and in who it can help. The Newmark Lab wants to develop something that protects people from being infected in the first place.

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Science, Poverty,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST
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Notre Dame Stories: Of Analytics and Art

University of Notre Dame

In this episode we meet a business student who is helping the NBA understand a new rule change... And, one of the most iconic landmarks on campus gets an upgrade.

Channels: All Journal News, Education, Sports,

Released:
8-Nov-2019 10:10 AM EST
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