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University of Rhode Island Announces URI Online degree and certificate programs

University of Rhode Island

KINGSTON, R.I. — February 20, 2020, — The University of Rhode Island has announced a new degree and certificate initiative, URI Online, which provides students and professionals access to a URI education anywhere and anytime across the globe. URI Online offers fully-online undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs designed to meet the global challenges of today’s workforce and the needs of tomorrow’s professionals.

Channels: Business Ethics, Education, In the Workplace, Healthcare, Nursing, Cybersecurity,

Released:
20-Feb-2020 1:25 PM EST

Watching TV helps birds make better food choices

University of Cambridge

By watching videos of each other eating, blue tits and great tits can learn to avoid foods that taste disgusting and are potentially toxic, a new study has found.

Channels: All Journal News, Birds, Environmental Science, Nature, Veterinary Medicine,

Released:
20-Feb-2020 1:20 PM EST
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Newswise: UChicago Medicine to open $20 million outpatient center in River East

UChicago Medicine to open $20 million outpatient center in River East

University of Chicago Medical Center

The University of Chicago Medicine's new, $20 million space in Chicago's River East merges two Streeterville sites to bring expanded multi-specialty care to the popular neighborhood.

Channels: Healthcare, Local - Chicago Metro,

Released:
20-Feb-2020 1:15 PM EST
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Patients frequently refuse insulin therapy, delaying blood sugar control

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Patients with type 2 diabetes who have high levels of blood sugar are at greater risk of serious complications such as chronic kidney disease, heart disease and blindness.

Channels: All Journal News, Diabetes, Healthcare, Public Health,

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20-Feb-2020 1:10 PM EST
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Newswise: Beyond the Brim, Sombrero Galaxy's Halo Suggests a Turbulent Past

Beyond the Brim, Sombrero Galaxy's Halo Suggests a Turbulent Past

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

Hubble Space Telescope observations suggest that the broad "brim" of the Sombrero galaxy may conceal a turbulent past. Clues to a rough-and tumble history lie in the galaxy's extended halo.

Channels: All Journal News, Space and Astronomy,

Released:
20-Feb-2020 1:00 PM EST
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Getting children to eat their greens? Both parents need to set an example

University of Eastern Finland

A positive example set by both the mother and the father promotes the consumption of vegetables, fruit and berries among 3-5-year-old children, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Family and Parenting, Health Food, Nutrition, Children's Health,

Released:
20-Feb-2020 12:50 PM EST
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New research takes p*** out of incontinence

University of Portsmouth

Millions of people might eventually be spared the embarrassment and extreme isolation caused by wetting themselves, thanks to new research.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Clinical Trials, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Scientific Reports,

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20-Feb-2020 12:35 PM EST
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