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The Annual Berkeley-Haas >play Conference Focuses on Technology and Digital Media Innovation

Entirely student-run by a team of dedicated volunteers, >play is one of the flagship conferences in the Bay Area. The day features memorable keynotes from industry titans, panels on the latest trends, a product expo and rocket pitch, and a career fair. Throughout the conference, attendees stay connected through interactive elements as they build connections that may help them with their own big ideas.

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Scientists Examine Health Threats Posed by Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals

International experts will share the latest scientific findings on the dangers posed by endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in the environment, foods and manufactured products during the Endocrine Society’s Science Writers Conference in Brussels on Nov. 12.

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Researchers Identify Key Factor in Transition from Moderate to Problem Drinking

A team of UC San Francisco researchers has found that a tiny segment of genetic material known as a microRNA plays a central role in the transition from moderate drinking to binge drinking and other alcohol use disorders.

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New Study Finds Heart Attacks Do Not Have as Strong of a Genetic Link As Previously Suspected

Heart attacks are not as connected to family history and genetics as may have been previously believed, according to a new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City.

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Breast Cancer Survivors to Be Pampered at Bedazzle Your Bra Event

Loyola University Health System invites breast cancer survivors to the Bedazzle Your Bra event from 2 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in the second-floor auditorium of the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, located at 2160 S. First Ave. in Maywood.

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1 in 5 Physicians Unaware Their Patients Have Central Venous Catheters

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Attending physicians and hospitalists in general medicine twice as likely to be unaware of the device's presence compared to interns and residents.

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Three-Minute Assessment Successfully Identifies Delirium in Hospitalized Elders

Investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have developed a brief and simple method to help hospital care providers recognize delirium in elderly patients

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Largest Study of Hispanics/Latinos Finds Depression and Anxiety Rates Vary Widely Among Groups

Rates of depression and anxiety vary widely among different segments of the U.S. Hispanic and Latino population, with the highest prevalence of depressive symptoms in Puerto Ricans, according to a new report from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). The researchers’ findings also suggest that depression and anxiety may be undertreated among Hispanics and Latinos, particularly if they are uninsured. The study was published online in Annals of Epidemiology.

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