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BGSU graduate Fatima Camara is applying her fashion and entrepreneurship skills to launch her own fashion line

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Legal Marijuana Stores Lead to Increases in Property Crime

Legal marijuana shops are linked to higher levels of property crime in nearby areas, according to a nearly three-year study in Denver.

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HIPPO’s Molecular Balancing Act Helps Nerves Not Short Circuit

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Scientists report in Nature Communications it may be possible to therapeutically fine tune a constantly shifting balance of molecular signals to ensure the body’s peripheral nerves are insulated and functioning normally. In a study published April 26, they suggest this may be a way to treat neuropathies or prevent the development of peripheral nerve sheath tumors. They discovered genetic dysfunction in the HIPPO-TAZ/YAP and Gαs-protein feedback circuit disrupts the balanced formation of the protective myelin sheath.

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Most New to Medicaid Have No Other Option if Affordable Care Act Repealed

Almost everyone covered through Ohio’s Medicaid expansion would have no other viable insurance option should the Affordable Care Act be repealed, a new study has found.

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Link Found Between Financial Strain and Low-Birth-Weight Babies

A financially strapped pregnant woman’s worries about the arrival and care of her little one could contribute to birth of a smaller, medically vulnerable infant, a new study suggests.

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Link Found Between Financial Strain and Low-Birth-Weight Babies

A financially strapped pregnant woman’s worries about the arrival and care of her little one could contribute to birth of a smaller, medically vulnerable infant, a new study suggests.

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Little Kids’ Regular Bedtimes and Ability to Regulate Emotions May Lessen Obesity Risk

Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests.

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Baldwin Wallace University Pilots Free Summer Tuition to Boost Graduation Rates for BW Students with Qualifying Financial Need

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In a novel approach to keeping low-income students academically on track, Baldwin Wallace University is offering six hours of free, 2017 summer school tuition to qualifying, full-time undergraduate students already enrolled at BW. The goal of the pilot program is to make it easier for BW’s Pell-eligible students to graduate on time.







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