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Article ID: 703655

Change Can’t Wait. Our Time with Antibiotics is Running Out (Infographic)

McMaster University

Gerry Wright, Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, talking about the concern of antibiotic resistance (with infographic).

Released:
8-Nov-2018 2:15 PM EST

Article ID: 703494

Five Foods to Strengthen Bones and Joints

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Kathryn Weatherford, RD, LDN, CNSC, a registered dietitian at BIDMC, shares five food recommendations to help strengthen bones and joints.

Released:
6-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703474

From “Touching the Stars” in a U-2 Spy Plane to Bringing Babies into the World

Cedars-Sinai

Cholene Espinoza, MD, is the second woman to fly a U-2 spy plane, and while her experience “touching the stars” was breathtaking, it doesn’t compare to the magic of her richest role yet: welcoming babies to the world.

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6-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703342

Manage Diabetes and Celebrate, Too: Make Healthy Holidays a Friends and Family Affair

American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

The holidays can be extra stressful for people with diabetes. But with a little extra planning and help from family and friends, anyone can manage their diabetes at a healthy level. AADE has tips to make diabetes management during the holidays a family (and friends) affair.

Released:
5-Nov-2018 7:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703247

No Justice Beyond the Jail Walls

University of Delaware

University of Delaware Professor Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve's new story, "The Waiting Room," looks at mistreatment at Cook County Jail in Chicago, the largest in the nation. She found that injustices continued beyond the prison walls. The story is part of a Marshall Project series released this week.

Released:
1-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 703212

Trailblazers

Penn State College of Engineering

The appetite for faster, smaller, and more powerful technology has spurred incredible innovations – but it also created an overwhelming demand on the way electronic devices handle the heat they generate.This is the problem that inspires Penn State mechanical engineers, Sukwon Choi, Brian Foley, and Bladimir Ramos-Alvarado, to study new ways to predict and mitigate thermal transport issues in nanoscale systems.

Released:
1-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 703205

November is C. diff Awareness Month. Mayo Clinic experts available for interviews

Mayo Clinic

November is C. diff awareness month, a time to focus on raising awareness about the prevention and treatment of Clostridium Difficile Infections. Mayo Clinic experts are available for interviews.

Released:
1-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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    1-Nov-2018 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702813

Are smartwatches really a smart idea for heart health?

University of Alabama at Birmingham

New wearable health monitoring devices can help you stay informed, but should they be relied on heavily?

Released:
25-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 703007

A New Tool to Help Fight an Old Enemy – Lung Cancer

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

In the U.S., lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. The primary reason for high death rates for lung cancer is the fact that this disease is typically detected in very late stages. A Rutgers University expert weighs in on new screening resources to combat the disease.

Released:
30-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 703011

Safe and sane: How to help care for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Nearly 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and 16.1 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, accounting for an estimated 18.4 billion hours of care. As part of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in November, UAB geriatricians provide tips, ideas and best practices to help family caregivers care for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, while also keeping the patient and the caregiver safe and sane. The tips include ways to talk about major decisions, such as taking away the keys or moving someone to a new home, as well as ideas to allow the patient to stay safe while continuing to live with dignity and feel valued in their community.

Released:
29-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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