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Rheumatology Community Urges Administration to Exempt Medical Professionals From Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions

The decision by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to suspend premium processing of H-1B visas for doctors, specialists, and other medical professionals poses an immediate and dangerous threat to chronically ill patients living in rural and underserved communities throughout the United States, warned the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today in a letter to the Trump Administration.

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Cytokine Controls Immune Cells That Trigger Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Study Finds

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A certain cytokine, or small protein that helps cells communicate during immune responses, can control whether immune cells promote or suppress inflammatory bowel disease, a finding that could lead to new treatments, according to a study led by Georgia State University.

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A Test of Republican/Trump Politics? Experts Available to Discuss 6th Congressional District Special Election in Georgia

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As Trump Guts Forensic Evidence Watchdog, the Move Counters Forensic Error & Wrongful Conviction Prevention, Expert Says

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US Trade Association Calls on South Carolina State University to Stop Promoting Bad Science

The National Candle Association is calling upon the leadership of South Carolina State University to put a stop to the university's promotion of unsupported research and scientifically inaccurate claims.

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Student and School Variables Can Predict High School Dropout, Study Finds

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The gap in the high school dropout rate among students of different racial and demographic backgrounds narrows when certain variables, such as socioeconomic status and school size, are the same, according to a Georgia State University study.

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Kennesaw State Ranked Among Top 50 Schools for Game Design

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Computer Game Design and Development program cited for strong academics, facilities.

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ACR 2017 Health Policy Priorities Target Healthcare Reform, Doctor Shortage, and Biosimilars Among Other Issues

The American College of Rheumatology today announced its 2017 health policy priorities, providing detailed policy recommendations to improve access to rheumatology care and address the national rheumatology workforce shortage. The policy prescriptions come in the wake of a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report showing arthritis prevalence is at an all-time high.

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Warped Reality: Virtual Trip to Hyperbolic Space

Physicist and mathematician-artists create multi-colored virtual reality experience of hyperbolic geometry

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Surprising Twist in Confined Liquid Crystals: A Simple Route to Developing New Sensors

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Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have found a material used for decades to color food items ranging from corn chips to ice creams could potentially have uses far beyond food dyes.







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