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Released: 3-Apr-2020 1:35 PM EDT
Notre Dame Stories: A student's work to help Italy deal with COVID-19
University of Notre Dame

As campus shuts down amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we speak with Paolo Mazzara ’23, an undergrad who is spending quarantine aiding Italian healthcare workers.

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Released: 4-Feb-2020 3:20 PM EST
February is Cancer Prevention Month
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Along with a healthy lifestyle, regular screening can help with the prevention of cancer. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey experts share additional information during this Cancer Prevention Month.

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Released: 3-Feb-2020 2:30 PM EST
ISPOR 2020 Top 10 HEOR Trends
ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR--The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research has released its third annual "Top 10 Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Trends" report. The full report is available at

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

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Released: 26-Dec-2019 12:35 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.

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Released: 20-Dec-2019 3:15 PM EST
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.

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Released: 17-Dec-2019 10:15 AM EST
New Year's Resolution: Quitting Smoking
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

An expert from the Rutgers Tobacco Dependence Program shares info and resources on how to quit smoking in the new year.

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Released: 28-Nov-2019 11:00 PM EST
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.

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Released: 26-Nov-2019 11:35 AM EST
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.

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Released: 25-Nov-2019 12:20 PM EST
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.

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