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With Halloween Candy, It’s a Matter of Moderation, UF/IFAS Expert Says

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As with any sugary food, consuming too much Halloween candy is not good for you, said UF/IFAS associate professor Karla Shelnutt. “I don’t think kids should be eating more than one to two pieces of candy a day.”

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Heart Failure, Cardiology, preventative cardiology, Queen Latifah, American Heart Association, Rise Above Heart Failure, salt

Queen Latifah and UCLA Cardiologist Discuss Why Heart Failure Is a Family Affair

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Queen Latifah and UCLA cardiologist Dr. Karol Watson discuss what patients and their caregivers need to know about living with heart failure.

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Information, Information Age, neurosurgery and technology, Big Data, big data analytics , big data and medicine, Data Analytics, IBM Watson, Neurosurgery, data acquisition, neurosurgery research, Russell Lonser, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, radiogenomics, 3D virtual reality , 3D neurosurgery simulation, 3D printed surgical simulation models, correlation-based research , ORIEN, technology and medicine

Russell R. Lonser Presidential Address at the 2016 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting

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The most potent influence currently affecting medicine is the rapidly expanding capability to acquire, store, process, and share data. These factors are at the core of where we are now, which can be called the Information Age. These factors will fundamentally change and improve neurosurgery in clinical practice, education, and research

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More Than Ever, This Election Threatens to Divide Us, Says UAB Psychologist

The contentious presidential campaign is causing stress among friends who hold different opinions on the candidates. UAB's Josh Klapow sheds light on how to cope if your friend is voting for the other side.

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Pediatrics, Pediatric Medicine

Expert Availability: NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine Experts to Present at the 63rd Annual American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Meeting

Physicians and scientists from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will attend the 2016 63rd Annual American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Meeting from October 24-29.

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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 post-election U.S.-Russia relations.

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Breast Cancer, Breast, breast health, Mammograms, Oncology, oncology imaging, Hematology, hematology and medical oncology, hematology and oncology, hematology oncology, mammogram guidelines, Carcinomas, hormone-receptor positive, hormone receptor-negative breast cancer , Chemotherapy, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast Cancer Survivors, Health Advocacy, double mastectomy, Mastectomy, Mastectomies, Radiation, hormone blockers

The Five Questions Every Woman Should Ask Her Doctor About Her Breast Health

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An Alabama woman asked her primary care physician one question that may have saved her life — is it time for me to have a mammogram?

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Live Webcast to Explore the Bizarre Physics Of "Bulletproof Custard"

In a live webcast November 2, Michael Cates will explore soft matter physics – strange materials that can change states, from liquid to solid and back, in the blink of an eye.

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FSU Researcher: Plan Ahead for Successful Aging

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For many people, the prospect of aging is scary and uncomfortable, but Florida State University Assistant Professor Dawn Carr says that research reveals a few tips that can improve our chances of a long, healthy life.

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Dr. Zoltan Antal Named Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine

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Dr. Zoltan Antal has been named chief of pediatric endocrinology at the Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children’s Health at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Aug. 1.

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Students and Faculty Work Together to Create Smart Skin Biomedical Sensor

Researchers at Wichita State University have been awarded with a $1.125 million NASA grant to continue development of a smart skin biomedical sensor.

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Gearing Up for Flu Season: Prevention Is Key

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Colder temps during the first months of fall are a stark reminder that people should start thinking about how to prevent the influenza virus, or the flu.

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Witchcraft Collection Offers New Treats for Halloween

The Cornell Witchcraft Collection contains documents that are hundreds of years old, including witch-hunting manuals and pamphlets and minutes from 16th, 17th and 18th century European witch trials.

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HPV, Head & Neck Cancer, Gardasil, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, oropharyngeal cancer, Oral Cancer, HPV vaccination

HPV Can Lead to More than Cervical Cancer

Dr. Veytsman discusses the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and the connection to head and neck cancers. January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.

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Election, Debate, Presidential Election, Stress, Presidential Race, Psychiatry

Tips for Coping with Stress, Interpersonal Tension in a Contentious Presidential Race

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A UCLA psychiatrist weighs in on steps we can take to keep our calm – and our friends and family – in this highly charged political climate.

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Halloween, Halloween and young children, Halloween Candy, Halloween Costumes, Halloween Safety, Trick Or Treat, Trick Or Treating, pedestrian safety , Safety Tips for Halloween, Safety Tips

Stony Brook Children’s Shares Safety Tricks to Keep Halloween a Treat

Halloween is meant to be the spookiest time of year, but no parent wants to experience a real scare on the special night. Stony Brook Children’s experts share tips and tricks on how to steer clear from hidden health and safety dangers.

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Philosophy Professor on the Return Of "The Walking Dead" and Our Cultural Fascination with Zombies

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Alden Stout, philosophy professor at Morningside College, says the ambiguities of the world of "The Walking Dead" serve as natural gateways to conversations about morality and personal consequences.

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Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Advances, Breast Cancer Awareness, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Breast Reconstruction Surgery, Breast Reconstruction, MammaPrint, Mammogram, Mammagraphy, Genetic Test Breast Cancer, Genetic Testing, HER2 Negative, HER2 negative lobular cancer, hormone receptor-negative breast cancer , cancer hormone therapy, Ductal Carcinoma In Situ, DIEP , DIEP flap, CHEK2 Gene, Prostate Cancer, Komen For The Cure

Alabama Elementary School, Community Empowers Two Teachers Battling Breast Cancer

A fight with breast cancer has brought Odenville Elementary teachers Meg Lowry and Michelle Simmons closer as they learn the disease is “not your grandmother’s story anymore.”

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Mindfulness, Meditation, purpose in life, daily activity, Healthy Behaviors

Got Mindfulness? Seven Key Steps for Purposeful Daily Living

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Expert Melanie Austin-McCain offers tips for living a purposeful life

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EXPERT AVAILABLE: MU Physician Says Guidelines Should Inform – Not Determine – EpiPen Coverage

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In September, the skyrocketing cost of the allergy treatment EpiPen made national headlines. Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen, is currently lobbying the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force to name the EpiPen a preventive drug.







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