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Presidential Inauguration, Evacuation, Evacuation plans, Emergency Management, Traffic Engineering, traffic flow, Traffic

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, Holiday Safety Tips, Fire Safety, Travel Safety, Safety Tips, Burns, Fireplace, cooking accidents, Candles, Toy Safety

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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HIV-Positive Transplant, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Transplants, Kidney Transplantation, HIV, HOPE Act, HIV-Positive to HIV-Positive Transplant, Dialysis, Nephrology, Nephrologist, Organ Donation, deceased donor, HIV Deceased Donor

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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Sleep, children and sleep, sleep expert, holidays and sleep, Sleep Disorders, pediatric sleep

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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U.S.-Russia relations, , USSR, disolution , Dissolution, Elections, Elections 2016

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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Lotions, Creams, Dry Skin, Winter Weather, winter skin care, Winter Skin, Skin Care

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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craft beer, Marketing expert, Marketing

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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Christmas, holiday grief, Holiday Grieving For Teens, Grief, grief and loss, Expert, Baylor University, Social Work

‘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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Mount Sinai Health System, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Hematology, Cancer, Tisch Cancer Institute, American Society Of Hematology

Mount Sinai Health System Researchers Present Influential Research at ASH 2016

Mount Sinai Health System experts are available for interview at the American Society of Hematology meeting.

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Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Health, Cancer, Blindness, Stroke, Regenerative Medicine, Molly Shoichet, University Of Toronto, Perimeter Institute, Disease, Engineering

The Promise of Regenerative Medicine the Focus of Upcoming Live Webcast

In a live webcast December 7, Molly Shoichet will discuss new research that holds the potential to stop diseases – including cancer, blindness, and strokes – and reverse their effects.

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Bethlehem Star, Christmas Star, astronomy & astrophysics, Astronomy, Astrophysics

Bethlehem Star May Not Be a Star After All

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Studying historical, astronomical and biblical records, Grant Mathews, University of Notre Dame professor, believes the event that led the Magi was an extremely rare planetary alignment occurring in 6 B.C., and the likes of which may never be seen again.

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75 Years Later, Pearl Harbor Still Teaching Lessons of War

As the nation prepares to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack that precipitated the United States’ entry into World War II, Pearl Harbor still endures as a monument to the suffering and sacrifice of American servicemen in the Second World War. The blitz on the Hawaiian naval base was the culmination of an increasingly strained pre-war relationship between the United States and Japan, according to Kurt Piehler, associate professor of history at Florida State University and director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience.

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Copyright, Copyright Act, Law And Legal Issues

How Copying Is Done Should Matter in Copyright Infringement Complaints

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An artist painstakingly recreates the “Mona Lisa” using the same variety of paints, brushes and canvas as did Michelangelo. Across town, a factory stamps out hundreds of replicas of the iconic painting each day, using state-of-the-art printing. In a copyright infringement case, is there any legal difference between the lovingly recreated painting and one of the mass-produced prints made by the factory? There should be, says Joseph Fishman, a copyright law expert and assistant professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School.

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Why 'Arrival' Is Wrong About the Possibility of Talking with Space Aliens

Even if aliens had human-like eyes or ears, they wouldn’t interpret images and sounds the same way we do.

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Indiana University Bloomington, IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, carol Kennedy-Armbruster, brian kiessling

IU Study Finds Activity Trackers Can Work When Paired with Wellness Coaching

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While critics have debated the effectiveness of activity trackers, a recent study by faculty in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington found activity trackers can work, if paired with wellness coaching. The study was published in the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health and Fitness Journal.







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