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Article ID: 6884

Jane Goodall, PBS' NOVA Program, To Receive Public Service Award

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Citing the "inspirational and dignified" primate studies of Jane Goodall and the "renowned and standard-setting" Public Broadcasting Service's NOVA television series, the National Science Board (NSB) today announced the winners of its first annual Public Service Award for contributions to public understanding of science and engineering.

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26-Mar-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 6883

Let's Make a Deal

Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business

The bottom line is this - life is negotiation." However, research shows that less 50% of people don't negotiate their salary. In a new soon-to-be- published book by Dr. Robin Pinkley of Southern Methodist University and her partner, Gregory Norhtcraft of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the authors help professionals redefine the negotiation playing field. Entitled "Turning Lead to Gold: The Experts Guide to Negotiating Salary & Compensation," this innovative book shows how the professional who fails to successfully negotiate his/her salary shorts themself by literally millions over the life of a career.

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26-Mar-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 6880

Test for neonatal infections may save babies' lives, reduce hospitalizations

Stanford University School of Medicine

STANFORD -- Infants' immune systems are not fully developed at birth, so infections contracted before or during birth are extremely dangerous. But these infections are also hard to diagnose.

Released:
26-Mar-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 6846

Research Finds That Watching TV Helps Kids Put On Pounds

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Despite living in a society that is increasingly weight and appearance conscious, many American children may be headed toward sedentary, overweight adulthood. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center have found that as the hours of television watched by American children increases, so does their weight.

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26-Mar-1998 12:00 AM EST

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Article ID: 6879

American Psychiatric Association April 1998 Tipsheet

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

Tips from American Psychiatric Association: 1) Do Hyperactive Boys Become Hyperactive Men?, 2) Residential Care: an Alternative to High-Cost Hospitalization, 3) Faith Heals, 4) Fetal Alcohol Exposure Increases Risk of Mental Illness

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25-Mar-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 6875

Combined Therapy Improved Care of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Yale University School of Medicine

When patients with type 2 diabetes took two new medications together, rather than separately, they experienced further improvement in controlling their blood glucose levels, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Yale University School of Medicine and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Yale.

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25-Mar-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 6874

Performance, lecture, and symposium at Mount Holyoke to explore Anti-Judaic elements in Bach's St. John Passion

Mount Holyoke College

Modern performances of J. S. Bach's St. John Passion--an acknowledged masterpiece of Western music--are inevitably controversial. In large part, this is because of the combination of powerful, highly emotional music, and a text that includes passages from a gospel marked by vehement anti-Judaic sentiments.

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25-Mar-1998 12:00 AM EST

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Article ID: 6873

UCSD Re-Living Stressful Events May Be Painful, But Also Therapeutic, According to UCSD-Led Study

University of California San Diego

New Orleans, LA--Re-living in your mind a brief, though stressful event--like being cut off on the freeway or insulted by a stranger--not only is unpleasant, it can result in a temporary increase in you blood pressure, even days after the original experience.

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25-Mar-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 6872

Yale Physician Provides Insight into the AIDS Epidemic in Memoir

Yale University School of Medicine

With new drugs, ongoing research and prevention programs, an AIDS diagnosis is no longer considered a swift death sentence. This was not the case 17 years ago, when Yale School of Medicine's Peter Selwyn, M.D., M.P.H., found himself in the midst of the AIDS epidemic at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York

Released:
25-Mar-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 6871

Knoxville company looking to grow with ORNL technology

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Sarcon Microsystems sees a bright future in infrared imaging, a technology developed in part at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory that could ultimately save lives on roads, in buildings and in the sky.

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25-Mar-1998 12:00 AM EST

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