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Article ID: 710499

Help to Quit

University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center

Smoking is a notoriously difficult habit to break. To make matters worse, it diminishes the effectiveness of cancer treatment. A new initiative at UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center will offer cancer patients the tools they need to beat their addiction.

Released:
1-Apr-2019 5:05 AM EDT
Newswise: PubMed Approves Ophthalmology Retina for Indexing

Article ID: 710246

PubMed Approves Ophthalmology Retina for Indexing

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

The National Library of Medicine has accepted Ophthalmology® Retina for inclusion in Medline/PubMed, the first time it has accepted a printed, monthly U.S. ophthalmology journal in 12 years.

Released:
26-Mar-2019 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 710224

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston has two health experts available for interview on several marathon-related topics.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston has two health experts available for interview on several marathon-related topics.

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26-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: URI Professor’s Book Reveals World of Migrant Dairy Workers Who Are ‘Milking in the Shadows’

Article ID: 710153

URI Professor’s Book Reveals World of Migrant Dairy Workers Who Are ‘Milking in the Shadows’

University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island Professor Julie Keller's book, “Milking in the Shadows,” published in January by Rutgers University Press and the first book in its Inequality at Work series, looks at the Mexican migrants’ journeys from villages in Veracruz to dairy farms in the Upper Midwest.

Released:
25-Mar-2019 12:00 PM EDT

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Article ID: 710060

Ecosexuality expert available for Earth Day stories

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Sociologist Jennifer Reed — a UNLV instructor and Ph.D. candidate who has been studying ecosexuality for nearly a decade — is available for interviews about the movement, which merges ecology and sexology.

Released:
21-Mar-2019 4:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Some Bacteria Make a Big Difference in Dryland Wheat Farming

Article ID: 710027

Some Bacteria Make a Big Difference in Dryland Wheat Farming

Department of Energy, Office of Science

Even a single species of bacteria can positively affect soils and plants, improving and even enabling agriculture in semi-arid areas.

Released:
21-Mar-2019 2:55 PM EDT
Newswise: Congenital heart defects sometimes don’t cause problems until later in life

Article ID: 709949

Congenital heart defects sometimes don’t cause problems until later in life

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

There’s currently no good way to tell when – or even if – congenital heart defects will become apparent. Even defects that are identified and treated in childhood can resurface and cause problems in adulthood.

Released:
21-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709969

Robots Improve Cancer Surgery

University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center

Victor Phuoc, MD, FACS, at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center is pioneering new surgeries in New Mexico using the da Vinci robot. Robotic surgeries, he says, offer several advantages and combine the best features of open and laparoscopic surgeries to help patients recover even faster and easier from complex surgeries.

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21-Mar-2019 7:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Lighting the Way to Removing Radioactive Elements

Article ID: 709961

Lighting the Way to Removing Radioactive Elements

Department of Energy, Office of Science

An unassuming pulse of light illuminates a possible way to separate a troubling element, americium, from a soup of similar elements. The diverse team at the Center for Actinide Science & Technology Energy Frontier Research Center is finding fast, efficient, safe ways to separate compounds.

Released:
20-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Meet the Director: Jim Mather, ARM User Facility

Article ID: 709666

Meet the Director: Jim Mather, ARM User Facility

Department of Energy, Office of Science

As the director of the ARM user facility, Mather and his facility make it possible to gather never-before-seen atmospheric data at sites around the world.

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19-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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