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Type 2 Diabetes, Prediabetes, A1C test, Blood Glucose Levels

Early Detection a Key Factor in Fight Against Type 2 Diabetes

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Roughly 86 million Americans have prediabetes, and the vast majority of them don’t even know they have it. But the progression from prediabetes to type 2 diabetes is not inevitable, and there’s a simple blood test that can determine whether a person’s blood glucose levels need attention.

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Black Friday: Experts Available to Comment on Holiday Shopping Trends

As stores across the nation gear up for the holiday shopping season, consumers are developing their shopping lists, searching for Black Friday deals and identifying the stores that offer those low prices with a positive shopping experience. Experts from Florida State University are available to comment on Black Friday and holiday shopping trends:

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Exercise, Fitness, exercise goals, Weight, Weight Gain, weight gain vacation, Holiday Weight Gain, Holiday Weight Management, Holiday Weight, Healthy Lifestyle, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving healthy eating , Thanksgiving Travel

To Beat Holiday Weight Gain, Create a Plan Ahead of Time

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With the holidays right around the corner, families are planning meals and trips to spend time with loved ones. With the food and travel, it is easy for exercise schedules to become disrupted. Steve Ball, associate professor of nutrition and exercise physiology at the University of Missouri, says that to prevent holiday weight gain, people need to focus on consistency and set realistic goals for exercise.

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Immunology Treatments Providing Hope for Late-Stage Melanoma Patients

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Therapies designed to help the body's immune system attack cancer cells are proving to be effective for some patients with advanced cases of the disease.

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Veterinary Medicine, pets, Dogs, Cats, Travel, Airlines, Air Travel, Holiday air travel, Holidays, Pet Safety, Animal Studies, Holiday Travel, Holiday travel tips

Scholar of Pet Safety Offers Air-Travel Tips

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According to Dr. Julie Bailey, holiday travelers who bring pets along run the risk of compromising their trips or endangering pets, if they don’t plan ahead. Last-minute flyers may not realize airline rules may change, sedative or other drug options for pets depend on advance planning, and pet comfort require preparation.

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Study Could Explain Mechanism Behind Polling Errors in Clinton-Trump Election

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A new study by an economics professor at the University of Arkansas could explain one mechanism driving polling errors in the presidential election: Voters show an increasing disparity between who they are and are not willing to publicly support.

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Homeland Security, First Responders, National Security, preventative detection, radiation detection, radiation detector, radiological assistance program, radiological sciences

Radiation Security Team From Sandia Works Behind the Scenes at Events to Protect Public

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Richard Stump has been to five Super Bowls and hasn’t seen a single pass, run or touchdown. Stump works security — a very special kind of security — at large public events. He’s a senior scientist on Sandia National Laboratories’ Radiological Assistance Program (RAP) team.

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Foremost Presidential Transitions Expert Talks Trump

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Every four years, John Burke, the John G. McCullough Professor of Political Science, is in high demand as the foremost expert on presidential transitions. His book Presidential Transitions: From Politics to Practice about the Carter, Reagan, Bush Sr., and Clinton transitions is considered essential reading, as is his book on the G.W. Bush transition. But this year’s presidential election has been anything but traditional, and Burke, currently the associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has plenty to say about it.

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Race, Racism, Racial justice, Trump, Clinton, Elections

Trump Victory Shows Racial Justice Movement Needs Better Storytellers

Striking racial divides in the 2016 election serve as a reminder that racially charged narratives still have a powerful hold on the American mindset. If the left is to compete in future elections, it must learn to tell competing narratives that build coalitions around racial justice, says political scholar Clarissa Hayward.

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Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer Treatment, Drug Resistance

Before a Cure, a Crusade to Stop Lung Cancer From Spreading

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Researchers from the University of Notre Dame are focused on better understanding lung cancer at a cellular level and investigating drugs that could inhibit lung cancer growth and prevent it from spreading.

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New Discovery Paves Way for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

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November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. With the discovery that most pancreatic cancer cases are resistant to chemotherapy, researchers at the University of Notre Dame are looking for better ways to treat patients.

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Expert Available to Speak on Sudden Acute Flaccid Myelitis Spike

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A rare neurological disease has recently taken center stage in the United States. Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) has been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the cause of eight hospitalizations in the Seattle-area alone, all of which involved children with polio-like symptoms. As of September 2016, 89 people in 33 states were confirmed to have AFM, with the CDC expressing concern about the sharp spike in cases in recent months.

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Joshua Tucker, Director of NYU’s Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, Available for Comment on Post-Election Relations with U.S.

NYU’s Joshua Tucker, director of the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, is available for comment on matters pertaining to U.S.-Russia relations under the Trump administration.

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What About that Special U.S.-Canada Relationship Now? NYU’s Remes Available for Comment

Jacob Remes, a clinical assistant professor at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, is available for comment on a range of issues facing the U.S. and Canada and what, collectively, they signify under a new American president.

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Global Health, Health, Pesticides, Environment, farm, Farmers, Farmworkers, Education, Training, International, Food, Plants, Plant Biology, Plant Pathology, Developing Countries, Thailand, Philippines, Liberia, frequent flyer, Families, Fertilizers, Chemicals, Obesity, Rutgers, RU, Rutgers University, Hunger, Malnutrition, Pest Control, Public Health, Migration, Life Expectancy, Canada, Europe, United States, Australia, rice, Rural, Hypertension

Frequent Flyer Seeks to Improve Global Health

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Mark Gregory Robson has been on a global health crusade for decades. The Rutgers professor has spent countless hours in Thailand, the Philippines, Liberia and other countries working on pesticide issues, education and training. He is Board of Governors distinguished service professor and professor of plant biology and pathology in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.

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election 2016, Social Media, Relationship Conflict, Communication, Marriage and Family Therapy, addiction recovery, Politics, Facebook, Facebook and empathy, Twitter, Confirmation bias

Repairing Rifts: Relationship Experts Discuss Rebuilding Post-Election Friendships

Jaclyn Cravens and Jason Whiting share ideas on the dangers of communication through social media and how to repair personal relationships.

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Football, youth athletes, youth athletic leagues, youth athletics, youth football, Youth Sports, Football Head Injury, Football helmets, concussions, biomedical engineering, Football Injuries, football concussions, Concussion, concussion awareness, concussion care, concussion detection, concussion diagnosis, Concussion education, concussion in sport, youth concussion, Telemedicine, Texans, Houston Texans, NFL, General Electric, GE, Ge Healthcare

Texans, GE and Houston Methodist Collaborate on Concussion Care

The Houston Texans and GE are collaborating with the Houston Methodist Concussion Center to fund a two-year pilot project to bring specialized concussion care via telemedicine to athletes in rural areas.

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Redwoods, Forestry, Research, Endangered Species

Redwoods Aren’t Endangered, but They Do Have Needs

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Mention of redwoods may conjure up majestic groves, the hard-fought timber wars, and the threatened existence of a famous, sacred tree species. But one Humboldt State University professor is concerned about an “endangered” listing for Northern California’s most famous “charismatic megaflora,” saying it sends the wrong message.

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Pneumonia, pneumonia in older adults, Pneumonia Vaccine, World Pneumonia Day , Critical Care Medicine, Lung Infections, Lung Health

ATS Expert: World Pneumonia Day Nov. 12; Experts Roomi Nusrat, MD, and Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD

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“Pneumonia is the top infection-linked killer of children globally,” says Roomi Nusrat, MD, a member of the American Thoracic Society’s Pneumonia Working Group and Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation Assembly. “It is responsible for more than 50,000 deaths each year in the U.S.”

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Election, Presidential Election, Northwestern University, Political Science

Political Scientists Available on Presidential Election

Northwestern University political science professors Alvin B. Tillery Jr., Jaime Dominguez and Laurel Harbridge are available to comment on the presidential election in its final stretch – early predictions, impact of Latino voters, what to make of tightening polls and more.







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