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The Gary Magness Family Foundation Donates $1.5 Million to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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Investor and film producer Gary Magness and his wife, director-producer Sarah Siegel-Magness, have made a $1.5 million donation to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) on behalf of The Gary Magness Family Foundation.

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Cordant’s Drug Take-Back Service Helps Prevent Adolescent Opioid Misuse

Medication theft from the home is a leading cause of prescription drug overdose deaths, but nearly 70 percent of prescription opioid medications kept in homes with children are not stored safely, according to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. National Drug Take-Back Day is April 29. It is an important opportunity to appropriately dispose of unwanted prescription medications. In addition to a federal program, there is an easy-to-use, drug take-back program, sponsored by Cordant Health Solutions,

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Media Registration Now Open for TCT 2017

Media registration is now open online for TCT 2017 (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics), the annual Scientific Symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF).

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American Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Pittsburgh, May 17-20

The American Pain Society (APS), www.americanpainsociety.org, will host its 36th Annual Scientific Meeting May 17-20 at the Pittsburgh Convention Center. APS is the leading multidisciplinary professional society in the United States dedicated to advancing pain-related research, education, treatment and team-oriented professional practice.

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Johns Hopkins Supporting Innovation With New Innovation Hub

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By providing startups education, mentorship, services and affordable space, FastForward 1812 aims to help revitalize Baltimore’s economy

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Clearing Out Old Cells Could Extend Joint Health, Stop Osteoarthritis

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In a preclinical study in mice and human cells, researchers report that selectively removing old or 'senescent' cells from joints could stop and even reverse the progression of osteoarthritis.

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p53 Critical to Recovering from Acetaminophen Overdose

A new study shows that after an acetaminophen overdose, the p53 protein plays a key role in preventing the progression of liver damage and signaling the liver to repair itself. The findings could lead to new treatments for people who overdose on this popular pain reliever and fever reducer.

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New Progress Toward Finding Best Cells for Liver Therapy

In an important step toward using transplanted cells to treat liver failure, researchers demonstrate successful transplantation of fetal rat liver cells to an injured adult rat liver.

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New Approach Accelerates Search for Cancer Cures Dramatically

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A new technique will let a single cancer research lab do the work of dozens, dramatically accelerating the search for cures. The technique will benefit every disease driven by gene mutations, from cystic fibrosis to Alzheimer’s.







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