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American Association of Neurological Surgeons Announces New Executive Director

AANS announces Kathleen Craig as new Executive Director for the association.

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ASU Professor Studies Whether Shopping Helps After a Setback

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If you just flubbed a big work project, you might be feeling down on yourself. Maybe you’ll head to the mall to indulge in a little retail therapy. Buying products is a common way to make yourself feel better, with half of all Americans reporting that they do it.

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UGA Experts Predict a Better Georgia Economy in 2016, but Slower Job Growth

Atlanta, Ga. - While Georgia's economy will grow faster than the nation's next year, the pace of job growth in the Peach State will slow, according to the Georgia Economic Outlook report by the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. Speaking at the Georgia Economic Outlook series kickoff event in Atlanta, Terry College Dean Benjamin C.

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Indiana State Grad to Present on Effective Use of Social Media in Marketing

Clocking in at work at 9 a.m. and being out by 5 p.m. isn't the perfect lifestyle for everyone and surely not for 2008 Indiana State University graduate Chris Penn.

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Online Shopping Might Not Be as Green as We Thought

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A study by researchers in the Delaware Center for Transportation provides insight into the impacts of home shopping on vehicle operations and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Blended Retail Key to Attracting Today’s Shoppers

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Record High China Trade Deficit May Not Be All Bad, Some Hidden Benefits, Says UCI Prof

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United Not Divided: Economic Inequality and the Opportunity Gap

United not Divided: Economic Inequality and Opportunity Gap” is a two-day public forum where scholars, community leaders, policy makers, students and the general public will discuss issues of economic inequality and the opportunity gap with the goal of exploring ways to mitigate their negative impacts on the social, cultural and political fabric of the nation. The second day is devoted to discussions on Baltimore and its efforts to transform low-opportunity neighborhoods.The forum will take place at the Marriot Inner Harbor at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Md., on March 30-31. The

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Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to Debut New TV Ads

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Following the success of its recent brand relaunch, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) will kick off its 2016 advertising campaign with a television commercial debuting during the Seattle area broadcast of the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 7, on CBS affiliate KIRO-TV. Three additional TV ads will air in the weeks after, and all will run through June. The campaign is designed to convey the strength of SCCA’s three alliance partners—Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine—and how “Better Together” translates into better outcomes for patients in the treatment of cancer.

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Expert Can Comment on Ferro's Purchase of Tribune Publishing Stock

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Money and Influence in 2016 Presidential Campaign Tracked by New Index at Chicago Booth

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As the 2016 presidential campaign attracts more money and bigger political donations than any campaign in U.S. history, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has created a financial index to capture the influence that corporations and special interest groups have on politics and the economy. The Campaign Financing Capture Index measures the concentration of campaign funding in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The index ranks the concentration of funding for each candidate with an eye toward predicting how political donations could influence policy decisions under a new president.

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New Kelley School Study Finds Psychological Toll of Madoff Fraud Case Went Far Beyond the Victims

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In a new paper, an Indiana University professor and two co-authors study where Bernie Madoff’s fraud case left its deepest impact and on whom — not just among his direct victims, but also on how others viewed the trustworthiness of financial markets.

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Net Research Foundation Receives "Transformational" Gift from Margie and Robert E. Petersen Foundation

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Research Foundation today announced that it has received a major gift from the Margie and Robert E. Petersen Foundation to launch the most ambitious research effort ever undertaken to control and cure neuroendocrine cancers. Automobile publishing giant Robert E. Petersen passed away from this form of cancer, which is diagnosed in an estimated 12,000 Americans each year. It is the same disease that claimed the life of Apple founder Steve Jobs. The $15 million gift will provide $5 million a year for three years in funds and endowment to support research and investigators dedicated to a cure.

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Lynx Fitness Appoints Sales and Marketing VP

/PRNewswire/ -- Lynx Fitness has appointed Karin Shay as vice president of sales and marketing based on an unprecedented customer response to the company's innovative Lynx Board fitness device over the all-important holiday sales period.

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New Study Finds Simplified Nutritional Labels Spur Healthier Choices in Grocery Stores

When it comes to making healthier food purchases in our nation’s grocery stores, the simpler the nutritional packaging is, the better. In fact, if one only has to look at a single number—a score that represents the nutritional value of what’s inside the packaging—a consumer is more likely to buy healthier products, finds a study involving research performed at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Algae Raceway Paves Path From Lab to Real-World Applications

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In a twist of geometry, an oval can make a line. The new algae raceway testing facility at Sandia National Laboratories may be oval in shape, but it paves a direct path between laboratory research and solving the demand for clean energy.

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Consumer-Focused Everseat App Allows Patients Easier Access to Schedule Their Own Appointments

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It's like Open Table for your doctor's office. The Everseat app offers a convenient way for patients to schedule a doctor's appointment on their phone. LifeBridge Health in Maryland is expanding the use of app in its practices while working with Everseat on a potential doctor-to-doctor app.

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DHS S&T Awards Minneapolis Company $2.2M for Medical Device Cyber Security Research

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) awarded $2.2 million to Adventium Enterprises of Minneapolis for the development of technology that can help defend medical devices from cyber-attacks.

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Tech Earnings: Cornell Expert on Yahoo, Alphabet, Apple

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Brown University Medical School Philanthropy Leader John A. Perry Joins Joslin Diabetes Center as Chief Development Officer

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Joslin Diabetes Center, the, the world-renowned diabetes expert, has appointed John A. Perry, CFRE, a skilled fundraising professional with extensive experience in healthcare philanthropy, as Chief Development Officer effective February 1.