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Alana Semuels of the Atlantic Wins Urban Health Journalism Prize for Coverage of Flint Water Crisis

The New York Academy of Medicine announced today that Alana Semuels, of The Atlantic, is the winner of the 2016 Urban Health Journalism Prize for her July 29, 2015 article, “Aging Pipes Are Poisoning America's Tap Water.” The award will be presented at the Academy Gala on June 14 in New York City, and comes with a cash prize of $5,000. In addition, three journalists were named finalists and also will be recognized by the Academy. The winner and finalists were selected by a prestigious committee of journalism, government and urban health leaders. Brie Zeltner of The Plain Dealer, the inaugural 2015 Urban Health Journalism Prize winner, and a member of the selection committee, will present the award.

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‘Real Men Don’t Sing’: Allison McCracken on Crooning in American Culture

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Defeat of Far-Right in Austria Is No Cause for Celebration

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ADHA Announces Final Details For Inaugural In Motion: 5K Run-Walk-Fun

As the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) gears up for CLL at the 93rd Annual Session, it announces its final details pertaining to the inaugural running of the In Motion: 5K Run-Walk-Fun.

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Physical Therapy Students Lead Injury Prevention Workshops for Musicians

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Playing musical instruments can lead performers to suffer from unique aches and pains, so a group of Clarkson University physical therapy students held a series of injury prevention workshops for musicians, this spring

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Drop in Childhood Obesity Cannot Be Explained by Health Behaviors, The Latest in Heart Defect Prediction Tech, Eating After 8pm Not Linked to Childhood Obesity, and more Children's Health News

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Language Myth Buster

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Women talk more than men, texting makes you dumb, sign language is pantomime. These are just a few of the myths Abby Kaplan, professor of linguistics at the University of Utah, debunks in her recently published book, “Women Talk More Than Men…And Other Myths about Language Explained.”

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University of Utah Law and Philosophy Professor Leslie Francis Makes a Mark in the Field of Applied Ethics

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University of Utah law and philosophy professor Leslie Francis makes a mark in the field of applied ethics

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Humboldt State Student Named Best Columnist by the Society of Professional Journalists

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has named Humboldt State University student Tina Sampay the best student columnist in the southwest for colleges and universities with an enrollment of under 10,000 students.

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Montefiore Highlights New Healthcare Career Opportunities and a Breadth of Wellness Workshops

Montefiore Health System, the principal sponsor of Bronx Week 2016 and largest healthcare provider in the Bronx, will partner with community based organizations and local educational partners like Mercy College to educate local students and their parents about opportunities in the healthcare industry during its “Health at the Hutch” event today.

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Cancer Research Institute Hosts Answer to Cancer Cycling Event

One-day, multi-distance ride through the Lower Hudson Valley’s breathtaking landscape to raise funds for the nonprofit Cancer Research Institute and increase awareness of the potential of immunotherapy to cure all cancers.

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Theater for Social Change Champion Bruce Levitt Awarded Inaugural Engaged Scholar Prize

Professor of performing and media arts Bruce Levitt is the inaugural recipient of Cornell’s Engaged Scholar Prize. The annual prize recognizes a faculty member who inspires others with innovative integration of teaching, learning and research involving public or community-based partnerships.

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Williams College Professor Wins Mellon Foundation Grant to Assist in Research on Kenyan Runners

Williams College Prof. Jessica Chapman awarded $240,000 grant to pursue anthropological training to continue her research on the economic and cultural influence of Kenya's running industry.

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Dentistry Turns Art for a Good Cause

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As part of a UofL pediatric dentistry fund-raising event at the annual St. James Court Art Show, members of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity student chapter use dental plaster materials to practice techniques learned in the lab and clinic. But, instead of making molds of teeth, they create custom-made 3D plaster casts of hands, feet and faces.

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Sweet Spot for Bees

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Beekeeping class leads Johns Hopkins Hospital nurse toward a passion for keeping hives.

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UCR Expert Available to Speak About the Science Behind Captain America: Civil War

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Kids Eating Habits, Video Games Helping Kids Eat Fruits and Veggies, New Ways to Stop Weight Gain in Young Adults, and More in the Obesity News Source

Kids Eating Habits, Video Games Helping Kids Eat Fruits and Veggies, New Ways to Stop Weight Gain in Young Adults, and More in the Obesity News Source

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American University Museum in Summer: International Art and the Latino Immigrant Experience

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American University Museum summer shows explore North & South Korean art, the African influence in Brazil, and Latino artist immigrants of Washington, D.C.

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The New President Must Emphasize Not Only the Moral and Social Benefits of Lowering Inequality, but Also the Macroeconomic Benefits

The new president should use her or his critical first year to reframe inequality as the crucial macroeconomic issue.

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Remembering the Murdered Jews of Europe

Texas Tech University English professor Jill Patterson walked Nazi concentration camps used during World War II to imprison and kill Jews, then returned to Lubbock to work with death row inmates.