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Three Reasons Why Trump Tax Cut Plan Won’t Reduce Poverty

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American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Announce Winner of "Picture My IBS" Competition

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The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), in collaboration with Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is excited to announce that Kimberly P. of Pennsylvania is the winner of the Picture My IBS competition, an initiative aimed at encouraging individuals to express their experience with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and to share their journey – and the symptoms that affect them – through art and narrative.

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Bullies and Their Victims More Likely to Want Plastic Surgery

School bullies and their victims are more likely to want cosmetic surgery, according to new research by the University of Warwick. Professor Dieter Wolke - and colleagues in the Department of Psychology and Warwick Medical School - have discovered that teenagers who are affected by bullying in any way have a greater desire than others to change their bodies by going under the knife.

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National Mental-Health Survey Finds Widespread Ignorance, Stigma

Less than half of Americans can recognize anxiety. Most people don’t know what to do about depression even when they spot it. And nearly 8 in 10 don’t recognize prescription drug abuse as a treatable problem.

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Wanting More Self-Control Could Hinder Our Efforts to Exert Self-Control, Study Finds

A new study shows, ironically, that wanting to have more self-control could actually be an obstacle to achieving it. It appears that the mere existence of a desire for self-control undermines one's confidence and brings one to disengage from self-control challenges (regardless of one’s actual level of self-control).

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The World’s Tallest Tree (on a College Campus)

Humboldt State University’s northern California campus is home to the tallest tree on any college campus anywhere in the world. This was confirmed by HSU Forestry Professor and renowned tall tree expert Steve Sillett and his graduate students who have painstakingly measured and mapped the major limbs of this impressive 240 foot Sitka spruce.

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Researcher Says Customized Content on Political Websites Hurts Democracy

Having it your way on political websites and seeing only the content that aligns with your beliefs is not good for democracy, according to Ivan Dylko, an assistant professor in the University at Buffalo’s Department of Communication and an expert in the political effects of communication technology.

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Autism Experts at DePaul University Talk Theatre, Education, Media Representation

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Two Disciplines. Two Wheels. One Unique Program.

The University of Iowa is home to one of the country's only academic bicycle frame-building courses, which industry experts say is setting a worldwide standard for the craft.

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Two Disciplines. Two Wheels. One Unique Program.

The University of Iowa is home to one of the country's only academic bicycle frame-building courses, which industry experts say is setting a worldwide standard for the craft.







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