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Journal: Researchers Can Track Hazardous Chemicals From Fast-Food Wrappers in the Body

Just one month after major research findings showed dangerous PFAS present in more than one-third of fast food packaging tested, UAB and Notre Dame created a new technique to track PFASs in the body.

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Immunologic Changes Point to Potential for Clinical Investigation of Combination Immunotherapy for Deadly Kidney Cancer

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Immunologic changes observed in an early study of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (MRCC) raised the possibility for a larger clinical study of combination immunotherapy, according to findings reported by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Build Your Playbook for Sustained Practice Success at RLI Summit

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Radiologists will gain the knowledge to design and execute their own playbook for sustained practice growth and success at the Radiology Leadership Institute® (RLI) Summit.

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High-Fat Diet During Pregnancy Compromises Offspring’s Lung Health

Women who follow a high-fat diet during pregnancy may increase their children’s risk for asthma. A mouse study by Oregon Health and Science University researchers suggests that consistent consumption of fat-laden foods may change the immune response of the offsprings’ respiratory system.

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The Affordable Care Act—What Comes Next?

Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University (GW) will hold a public forum on April 4 that will focus on the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including the recent failed move to repeal it

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American Academy of Dermatology Elects New Officers, Board Members

The AAD’s new officers and board members will lead the world’s largest dermatologic society, which represents more than 18,000 physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions.

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George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, FAAD, Elected American Academy of Dermatology President-Elect

Board-certified dermatologist George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, FAAD, has been elected president-elect of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Dermatology Association. He will be installed as president-elect in February 2018 and hold the office of president for one year beginning in March 2019.

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Nutrition Month Experts, Planting Coffee, Nut Allergies, Georgia Peaches, and More in the Food Science News Source

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American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Recognizes 176 Hospital Units Nationwide with Beacon Award for Excellence

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recognizes 176 units from 128 hospitals nationwide that earned the Beacon Award for Excellence between Jan. 1, 2016, and Dec. 31, 2016. In all, 41 units received gold-level Beacon awards, the highest level of distinction.

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Penn Medicine’s Carl June, MD, Named 2017 Fellow of the AACR Academy

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University of Pennsylvania cancer and HIV gene therapy pioneer Carl June, MD, has been named as a member of the 2017 class of fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy.







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