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Article ID: 705339

Poll: 1 in 4 parents not prepared for “parenting hangovers” this holiday season

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A quarter of parents of young children who drink alcohol on special occasions do not think about limiting how much they drink or whether they’ll be able to take care of their child the next day, according to a new national poll.

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12-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705391

Front and center: food labels have effects on consumption and product formulation

Tufts University

A new Food-PRICE systematic review and meta-analysis led by researchers at Tufts assessed the effectiveness of food package and menu labeling in interventional studies and found that these approaches can impact consumer and industry behavior for some targets, but not others.

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Article ID: 705509

BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest: December 2018 Edition

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.

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14-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705510

Driving heart health

Wayne State University Division of Research

In September 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded funds to 28 state and local health departments across the United States to design, test and evaluate new, innovative approaches to address these significant health problems. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) was one of 21 state health departments to receive this funding. As part of this, a new partnership has been forged with Wayne State University researchers who will directly work with MDHHS in their efforts to prevent and manage cardiovascular health and diabetes.

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14-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705504

Research suggests path to vaccine or drug for late-onset Alzheimer’s

UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern researchers have succeeded in neutralizing what they believe is a primary factor in late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, opening the door to development of a drug that could be administered before age 40, and taken for life, to potentially prevent the disease in 50 to 80 percent of at-risk adults.

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14-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705506

Building a better weapon against harmful algal blooms

Ohio State University

This week at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) fall meeting in Washington, D.C, a team of scientists from The Ohio State University shared early results from a trio of studies that aim to improve models designed to guide agricultural practices for reducing the risk of nitrogen and phosphorous farm runoff. Such runoff leads to the growth of toxic algae in waterways.

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