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Should Attorney Whistleblowers Be Financially Rewarded?

When lawyers blow the whistle on clients, should they be financially rewarded by the government? Kathleen Clark, JD, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, and co-author Nancy Moore, JD, of Boston University School of Law, tackle this issue in their article, “Financial Rewards for Whistleblowing Lawyers,” slated for the November issue of the Boston College Law Review.

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The MasterCard Foundation Honors Lois Juliber ’71 with $1 Million Grant to Wellesley College

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The MasterCard Foundation announced a gift to Wellesley College given to honor the outgoing Chair of its Board of Directors, Lois Juliber ’71, an American businesswoman and one of the first to shatter the glass ceiling for women. The MasterCard Foundation, which advances youth learning and promotes financial inclusion to catalyze prosperity in developing countries, gave $1 million to the College to endow the Lois Juliber International Internship Program at Wellesley, supporting seven internships each year that will place students with organizations in developing countries that are focused on financial inclusion, youth learning, and poverty alleviation.

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Alcoholism, Marijuna, Placebo Effect, and More Top Stories 2 July 2015

Other topics include neurology, obesity, statins, and the risks of wearing high heels.

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Marijuana Weight Gain, Climate Change and Floods, Alcoholism Predictors, and More Top Stories 1 July 2015

Other topics include; do x-rays really cause cancer? And more.

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B-Line Medical Celebrates 10th Anniversary

B-Line Medical®, an industry leader in video-driven healthcare training and outcome improvement, celebrates its tenth anniversary today. Founded July 1st, 2005, B-Line Medical began as a small start-up with a client list of four U.S. medical schools. Today, B-Line Medical helps hundreds of hospitals, nursing programs, allied health programs and medical schools operate and manage their simulation-based healthcare training and clinical care quality improvement programs more effectively.

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Falling Gas Prices Can Boost Home Sales, According to Study by FAU, Longwood Real Estate Economists

Falling gas prices can shorten the time it takes a house to sell and can increase the selling price, according to results from an ongoing longitudinal study by Florida Atlantic University and Longwood University faculty.

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Offering Healthier Options at Carryout Stores Improves Bottom Line

A pilot program designed to encourage mom and pop carryout shops in Baltimore to promote and sell healthier menu items not only improved eating habits, but also increased the stores’ gross revenue by an average 25 percent, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research found.

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Athlete Safety, Smart Concrete, and the Dangers of Sugary Drinks; Top Stories for 30 June 2015

Other topics include; grape seed oil to reduce obesity, gender differences in chronic pain, workplace wellness, healthcare in rural Africa after Ebola, cancer treatment, and finding a cure for MERS.

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DHS S&T Announces Collaboration with Emergency Management Victoria (Australia) and Mit Lincoln Laboratory

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Leaders from S&T and Victoria, Australia met to recommit to the strategic partnership to collaborate on advancing information-sharing capabilities for public safety.