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Article ID: 698267

The PrEP Paradox

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

"HIV/AIDS is a known killer. Today, we could wipe it off the face of the earth if we simply shared. That’s a priceless opportunity that we can’t afford … to miss." Patricia Davidson, nursing expert and dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing explains why stigma, lack of awareness, and over-the-top pricing prevent people from being able to use Truvada, also known as PrEP, which is 99 percent effective at preventing HIV infection.

Released:
30-Jul-2018 4:50 PM EDT

Article ID: 698127

Calling All Baby Boomers: Get Tested for Hepatitis C

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Michael Curry, MD, Section Chief, Hepatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, suggests that baby boomers should get tested for Hepatits C.

Released:
26-Jul-2018 4:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697757

A Little Preparation and Common Sense Go a Long Way in the Great Outdoors

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Recognizing your limits, knowing where you’re going and what you might encounter there, and being aware of the environment you’re in are the best ways to avoid the bites, stings, cuts, sprains and other mishaps that can spoil outdoor activities

Released:
23-Jul-2018 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 697747

Doing School Differently

University of South Australia

Alternative schooling programs could deliver greater learning outcomes for young people who are struggling at school, according to University of South Australia researcher, Dr Thomas Stehlik.

Released:
22-Jul-2018 10:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 697683

Research: The More ‘Stuff’ You Have, the More Likely You Are to Be a Procrastinator

DePaul University

An overabundance of “stuff” can have a detrimental effect on a person’s mental health and disrupt their sense of home, says procrastination researcher Joseph Ferrari, a professor of psychology at DePaul University.

Released:
19-Jul-2018 4:30 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 697679

UK Communication Professor Seeks Drug Disposal Solutions

University of Kentucky

UK researcher Don Helme is partnering with the Kentucky Attorney General’s office to gauge public opinion on a new drug deactivation pouch, part of a larger effort to develop solutions to the state’s opioid epidemic. Four counties have received Deterra, the deactivation pouch.

Released:
19-Jul-2018 4:15 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 697607

Triple-Threat

University of Kansas Cancer Center

Triple-negative breast cancer expert Dr. Priyanka Sharma discusses latest research and clinical trial efforts.

Released:
18-Jul-2018 1:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697414

How Can Video Games Impact Education?

Texas A&M University

It is an $18 billion industry. At least one person in more than 60 percent of households is considered a frequent gamer. For Dr. Sam von Gillern, that is reason enough to focus on the use of video games in education.

Released:
13-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 697396

Mercy's Dr. Latasha Murphy Discusses Diagnosis and Treatment of Uterine Fibroids

Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore

Eighty percent of women will develop uterine fibroids before they turn 50, and African-American women are particularly susceptible.

Released:
13-Jul-2018 11:10 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697294

Supreme Court Justices Should Have Term Limits

Wichita State University

Life tenure for Supreme Court Justices, combined with increasing partisan polarization, is a toxic combination that is poisoning our democracy, according to Neal Allen, associate professor of political science at Wichita State University.

Released:
11-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


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