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Article ID: 719846

Debunking Breast Cancer Myths

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

M. Michele Blackwood, MD, FACS, chief of breast surgery at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and medical director/Northern regional director of breast services at RWJBarnabas Health, clears up some misconceptions about breast cancer.

Released:
14-Oct-2019 7:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 720633

Protecting the most vulnerable patients during anesthesia

Morgridge Institute for Research

Pediatric anesthesia is a stressful and critical environment. Dr. Bilen-Rosas wants to help clinicians recognize dangerous sedation pathologies sooner. She teamed up with the Morgridge Fab Lab to create a new medical device that alerts clinicians to compromised airways.

Released:
11-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 720311

Experts: Now is the time to get vaccinated for the flu

UW Medicine

Get your flu shot now, especially if you're healthy. Dr. John Lynch, medical director of infection control at Harborview Medical Center, explains the idea of "herd immunity." "The more people who get vaccinated, the more of a shield there is against the virus from getting into the community,' he says.

Released:
7-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 719842

Can you Avoid Breast Cancer?

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

M. Michele Blackwood, MD, FACS, chief of breast surgery at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and medical director/Northern regional director of breast services at RWJBarnabas Health, shares expertise on breast cancer prevention and advances in breast cancer care.

Released:
7-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 719836

Risk Factors and Screening for Breast Cancer

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

M. Michele Blackwood, MD, FACS, chief of breast surgery at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and medical director/Northern regional director of breast services at RWJBarnabas Health, shares expertise on breast cancer risk factors and screening.

Released:
30-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 719742

Notre Dame Stories: Food and Thought

University of Notre Dame

A look at ideas that are addressing major food-related problems: A potential breakthrough on peanut allergies.

Released:
27-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Video-Only

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Allergies, Food Science, Nutrition,

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English

Article ID: 719236

'Return to Learn' helps students post-concussion

UW Medicine

Across the nation, concussion protocols are in place to guide student athletes' safe return to sports participation. But no clear guidelines exist for students' appropriate return to the classroom. Dr. Monica Vavilala and researchers at Harborview Medical Center created "Return to Learn," a road map for schools to help youths recover their academic well-being.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 719218

What is Ovarian Cancer?

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Ovarian Cancer is expected to impact 22,000 U.S. women this year. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. Mihae Song shares some facts during this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 719223

What is Thyroid Cancer?

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Amanda Laird, Chief of Endocrine Surgery at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shares information on types of thyroid cancer, how it is diagnosed and treatment options.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 719056

Are plant-based meats healthier?

UW Medicine

As more fast food chains add vegan burger options to their menus, many might wonder if this is a healthier alternative to meat. Judy Simon, a UW Medicine dietitian, says some products do contain whole foods, like sweet potatoes or black beans. Take a look at the ingredient list. she advises. She cautions that some of the products have a lot of sodium, so you'll want to check the nutritional labels. "I just think it’s being aware of what you’re eating," she says.

Released:
16-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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