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Cardiology, Women's Health

13 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

Every minute, a woman dies from heart disease in the United States – it is the number one killer of women, causing one in three deaths each year, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).

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Bird Flu, Migration patterns, H5N8, Poultry

Migrating Birds May Bring Bird Flu to North America

Colin Parrish, John M. Olin Professor of Virology at the Baker Institute for Animal Health in Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, an expert on influenza viruses and the spread of the virus in animals, says the highly pathogenic influenza strain currently infecting wild birds and domestic poultry in several European countries could be transmitted to birds in North America as migratory flyways of some European and North American wild bird species overlap in the northern reaches of Canada.

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Diabetes, amputatioin, physical therapist, Ulcer, American Diabetes Association, Fungal Infection, Neuropathy, Neuropathic

Saving Limbs From Diabetes Drives Ben Taub Hospital Experts

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Oscar Betancourt knows letting his diabetes get out of control is serious. So when a sore on his foot was not healing, he knew it required immediate attention. Fortunately, his medical team knew to refer him to in-house experts who specialize in saving diabetes-ravaged limbs from amputation.

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History, Colonies, 13 colonies, American Revolution, America, United States, united states of america, USA, Founding Fathers, Racism, Fake news, Media, Mass Media, Books, Race, Native Americans, African Amercans, Black Americans, colonists, Revolutionary War, British, news, War, Hamilton, Jefferson, Binghamton, Binghamton University, SUNY Binghamton, State University of New York at Binghamton

Founding Fathers Used Fake News, Racial Fear-Mongering to Unite Colonies During American Revolution, New Book Reveals

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Fake news and fear-based political dialogue are nothing new to politics. In fact, the Founding Fathers of the United States used these types of tactics to unite the 13 colonies during the American Revolution, according to a new book from Robert Parkinson, assistant professor of history at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Human Trafficking, human trafficking prevention, human trafficking research, Human Trafficking survivors, Baylor University, Super Bowl, Super Bowl 51, NFL, Houston, Churches, Communities, Sex Trafficking, labor trafficking

Four Tips to Help Communities and Churches Battle Human Trafficking: Baylor Expert

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Baylor human trafficking expert Elizabeth Goatley, Ph.D., said large-scale national events like the Super Bowl draw attention to human trafficking, and it’s an appropriate time to make people aware of the epidemic, which victimizes hundreds of thousands of people within the United States each year.

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Live Webcast to Focus on How the Financial System Is Shaped by Physicists

In a live webcast February 1, James Weatherall will tell the story of how innovative physicists and mathematicians have shaped global finance since the Second World War.

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Listen: Linguist K. David Harrison on Preserving Endangered Languages

Professor of Linguistics K. David Harrison identifies the cause of endangered languages as globalization.

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Native American history, Northern California, Wailaki, Linguistics

Reviving the Language – and Culture – of a Northern California Native People

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A researcher is pairing linguistics and Native American studies to help revive a culture.

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Psychologists Available to Discuss Psychology of Deception

With the growing disagreement between the White House and the media over what constitutes fact, the American Psychological Association has made available psychology experts who can comment on the issue of deception, including why some people (politicians and private individuals alike) choose to dissemble, how to identify when someone is attempting to deceive and what individuals can do to protect themselves from falling victim to falsehoods in the public sphere.

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Autism, Applied Behavioral Analysis, ABA therapy, ABA, autism and education, Autism Treatment And Research, Autism Treatment

Understanding Motivations for Behavior Can Be Helpful for Children with Autism

For many families, normal activities, such as going to a large family gathering or an amusement park, can be difficult to navigate with a child with autism, as the child may be act out due to being overwhelmed by extra noises and stimulation. To help families deal with such situations, specialists at the University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders have been successfully integrating applied behavior analysis (ABA), the science of understanding why people behave in various ways and how understanding those motivations can shape behavior.

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Questioning Post-Soviet in a New Era of Russian-American Relations

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Allegations and investigations into interference in the U.S. Presidential election have brought Russian-American relations into the national spotlight in a way unseen since the fall of the Soviet Union 25 years ago.

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robot cars, driverless cars, Technological Development, Waymo, Tesla, Google

The Future Is Now for Robot Cars

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Driverless car expert Tim Chapin, interim dean of the College of Social Science and Public Policy at Florida State University and professor of urban and regional planning, believes that it may finally be time to start taking this technology seriously. Chapin, whose current research interests revolve around how Florida’s demographic trends influence urban patterns and transportation systems in the state, believes that forward thinking tech companies will be agents for dramatic change in an industry that, for decades, has been largely defined by slow and iterative progress.

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Tips to Treat Seasonal Dry Eye

If your eyes feel like the Sahara desert or your vision seems blurrier than usual, don’t panic. It may just be seasonal dry eye.

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Bioethics, Organoids, Human Embryonic Stem Cells, Animal Testing, Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine

Scientists Initiate First Ethical Guidelines for Organs Cultivated in Vitro

In the latest edition of the journal “Science”, Jürgen Knoblich, a leading authority on stem cells and deputy director of the IMBA (Institute for Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences), together with international experts, presents a first ethical guideline for research into human organ models. In the article, he also argues for critical and responsible engagement with the new technology.

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Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Hacking, Information Security, Computer Science

MEDIA ADVISORY: What Happens When Hackers Hijack Our Smart Devices?

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Johns Hopkins cybersecurity expert Avi Rubin warns that our increasing reliance on Internet-connected add-ons to our home appliances and vehicles could yield unwelcome consequences.

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Twitter Suited President-Elect Trump Perfectly While Lowering the Quality of Public Discourse

Texas Tech professor Brian L. Ott argues the angry and degrading rhetoric exuded by the next president was suited perfectly for and enhanced by the platform’s characteristics.

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Young Scientists Soar with Help of Florida State Meteorology Professor

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FSU Professor Henry Fuelberg joined a research project spearheaded by high school students on a tiny Caribbean island. Fuelberg helped them build and launch a weather balloon.

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Thyroid, Thyroid Cancer, UCLA, UCLA health, Jonsson Cancer Center, jonsson comprehensive cancer center, Cancer, Endocrinology, Womens Health

As Thyroid Cancer Rates Rise, Focus on Detection - UCLA Health Advisory

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Thyroid cancer typically affects more women than men and can be difficult to diagnose.

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Transplant Milestone - UCLA Health News Advisory

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Going strong 50 years after receiving donor kidney transplants

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Inauguraion, Presidential Inauguration, election 2016, experts available

AU Experts Comment on the Inauguration of the 45th President and Related Issues

American University Experts Comment on the Inauguration of the 45th President and Related Issues







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