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New Year Resolutions, New Year's Resolution, Retail, Consumer Behavior, BU, Savings, Financial Planning, Goals, Baylor University, Hankamer School of Business

Consumer Behavior Expert Shares Four Savings Goals, Financial Tips for the New Year

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A Baylor University consumer behavior expert shares four savings goals and offers a few tips to get in good financial shape in the coming year.

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Will Trump Put His Stamp on the Presidential Inauguration? FSU Expert Available to Comment

Inauguration expert Elizabeth Goldsmith, professor emerita at Florida State University, explains that individual presidents, even those as fastidiously brand-conscious as Trump, typically have very little say in the organization of the ceremony.

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UAB Kidney Chain, Kidney, Kidney Transplant, kidney transplant chain, Kidney Transplant Rejection, Kidney Transplants, Kidney Tran, Histocompatibility, HLA, HLA typing, HLA antigen , Altruism, Altruistic, Altruistic Donor, Kidney Disease, Kidney Diseases, Transplant, Transplants, Transplantation, transplantation surgery, Organ Donation, Living Donor, Living Donor Kidney Transplant, Living Donor Transplant

From Transplant Lab Worker to Donor, Alabama Man Becomes Part of UAB’s World-Record Kidney Chain

Divyank Saini is one of 17 UAB employees who interpret lab samples to determine whether living - and deceased -donor transplants are possible. But Saini wanted to do more, and he did, becoming a donor in the world’s longest kidney transplant chain.

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Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute Names Former FDA Official as Tobacco Control and Food & Drug Law Program Director

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The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown Law has named Eric Lindblom, JD, as director of its Tobacco Control and Food & Drug Law Program.

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David Linden, Rachel Salas, Michelle Carlstrom, Holiday, Holidays, Stress, Health, Sleep, Volunteer, Volunteering, Relationships

Keeping the Holidays Healthy

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The holidays are a time for family, fun and happiness. They are usually spent with the ones we love reflecting on the past year and feeling grateful. However, even with all the joy, the holidays can cause quite a large amount of stress. Whether it be trying to forgive someone for a mishap, trying not to let your worries impact your sleep, dealing with the dark and gloomy days, or merely learning the joys of giving, our experts are here with tips on how to make this holiday season a little brighter.

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MTSU Experts Weigh in on Election, Obama Legacy

MTSU faculty experts recently expressed themselves for national media outlets on several hot button topics, including various election-related issues and Russian perspectives on American politics.

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiving Tips for the Holidays

An expert at Rutgers University’s Care2Caregivers helpline shares tips on how families can celebrate the holidays with loved ones suffering from an illness that affects memory

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How Would Washington, D.C., Be Evacuated if a Disaster Occurs During Inauguration?

Washington, D.C., officials are likely finalizing the evacuation plan they would use if something went wrong during inauguration. Common mistakes in such plans are converting highways to one-way routes and having fewer lanes on exit roads, which creates bottlenecks.

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Holiday Safety Tips from Stony Brook Experts to Ensure the Season Stays Merry and Bright

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The hustle and bustle that comes with the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ can unfortunately lead many to disregard of important safety precautions.

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UAB Performs Deep South’s First HIV-Positive Kidney Transplant From HIV-Positive Deceased Donor

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Mississippi man transplanted at UAB is only the eighth HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplant recipient in the United States since implementation of the HOPE Act.

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Holiday Sleep Tips for Kids Help Parents Keep the Season Bright

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The holidays can pose great challenges for parents who must juggle seasonal excitement and overtired kids. Saint Joseph’s University sleep expert and Professor of Psychology Jodi A. Mindell, Ph.D., offers the following suggestions for parents to help kids navigate high spirits and the need for rest.

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AU Experts Comment: Twenty-Five Years After the Fall of the Soviet Union and What It Means to Trump’s America Today

AU Experts Available to Comment on U.S.-Russia Relations

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6 Things to Look for When Buying Lotion to Protect Your Skin From Harsh Winter Weather

Jeff Moore, instructor of pharmaceutics and director of the compounding laboratory at University of the Sciences, gives insight into what to look for when purchasing creams or lotions to protect your skin.

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Beer Epiphany: How Brand-Name Beer Drinkers Become Craft Beer "Aficionados"

Andre Maciel, an assistant marketing professor at Nebraska, spent three years studying craft beer drinkers and how they train their taste buds to prefer craft beer over mass-market brands.

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‘How Long Does Grief Last?’ Expert Shares Ways to Interact with Those Who’Ve Lost Loved Ones This Christmas

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In this Q&A, grief expert Helen Harris, Ed.D., assistant professor in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, shares some insights about long-term grief and how we can approach others who are hurting during the holidays.

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Pro-Fracking Pruitt 'Shocking' Choice for EPA Head

Robert Howarth, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Cornell University and faculty fellow in the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, has studied global warming for 40 years, particularly the impact of methane gas emissions on the environment. He says as Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt must discontinue his promotion of fossil fuel use, and take proactive steps to avoid irreversible, catastrophic global warming that would place the food supply of the world at some risk, potentially leading to unprecedented wars.

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Opioid, Pain Medication, Opioid Addiction, opioid abuse, Primary Care Physicians, medical management

Overcoming the Opioid Crisis in the Primary Care Setting

Through monitoring and dosing guidelines, provider education and training and better alternatives for patient pain management, medical group reduces monthly average of written pain medicine prescriptions by 20 percent, while the number of providers within the medical group grew by 22 percent and the number of patients grew by 12 percent.

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Office Holiday Party: Will It Help or Haunt Your Career?

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Florida State University College of Business Professor Wayne Hochwarter dives into the do's and don'ts of the often tricky office holiday party, which can present all kinds of treacherous risks or valuable rewards.

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SABCS 2016 — NewYork-Presbyterian’s World-Renowned Breast Cancer Experts Available for Comment

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Leading breast cancer experts from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will be presenting at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in San Antonio, Texas from December 6, 2016 through December 10, 2016.

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Drones Could Be Key Piece of Future Thunderstorm Prediction Process

A Texas Tech researcher is part of a team that will use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to measure factors that lead to storm development.







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