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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been named one of 15 recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) of the Department of Defense. The award is the highest honor given by the U.S. government to employers for their exceptional support of employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.

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NCCN Offers Free Webinars for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

On August 16, 2014, NCCN will host the second of two free patient information webinars designed to allow patients and their caregivers the opportunity to listen to live expert discussions about non-small cell lung cancer.

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New Protein Structure Could Help Treat Alzheimer's, Related Diseases

University of Washington bioengineers have a designed a peptide structure that can stop the harmful changes of the body's normal proteins into a state that's linked to widespread diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Six Reasons for Headaches in School-Age Children and How Parents Can Help Relieve the Pain

As the school year approaches and begins, many parents may start to hear their children complain about headaches.

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Stony Brook Children’s Expert Says ACT Now, Reduce Deaths in Hot Cars

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Babies and young children can sleep so peacefully that it may be tempting to leave them alone in a car while you run a quick errand. This, however, must never be done. It can lead to heatstroke, serious injury, and death. Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children. It has claimed the lives of more than 600 children since 1998, and that number grows close to 40 more each year.

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Tips on How Parents Can Prepare Their Child for the School Year

“It is never too early to start talking with and listening to your child about the upcoming school year,” says Dr. Amie Duncan, Ph.D., Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

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Healthy Food Tips for Back-to-School Success

Back to school means getting back into a routine that helps students achieve success in the new school year. Start the year off on solid footing by making good nutrition part of your child’s schedule. Multiple studies have shown that good nutrition plays a huge role in academic success.

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Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) Celebrating 40th Anniversary in Anaheim, CA, October 29-November 1, 2014

ARN will be celebrating 40 years of rehabilitation nursing by hosting its Annual Educational Conference in Anaheim, CA, October 29-November 1, 2014.

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