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Article ID: 700916

National Recognition for Einstein Montefiore Addiction Specialist

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., a New York City-based expert in opioid use disorder will serve on a national board advising the CDC on best approaches to address the nation's opioid epidemic.

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21-Sep-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 700813

DNA Vaccine Leads to Immune Responses in HPV-Related Head and Neck Cancer

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

A therapeutic vaccine can boost antibodies and T cells, helping them infiltrate tumors and fight off human papillomavirus (HPV)-related head and neck cancer. Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania tested the immunotherapy approach in two groups of patients with advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCCa) and found 86 percent showed elevated T cell activity.

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20-Sep-2018 12:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700590

Researchers Successfully Train Employees to Respond to Opioid Overdose, Administer Naloxone

New York University

A small study shows that business managers and staff—such as those running coffee shops and fast-food restaurants—can be trained to reverse opioid overdoses, which are known to occur in public bathrooms.

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17-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700896

Roswell Park and URMC To Create $19 Million Research Program Focused on Flavored Tobacco

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

The expertise of two regional research teams has earned a federal grant of nearly $20 million to create the nation’s first program dedicated to the study of flavored tobacco.

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21-Sep-2018 7:40 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700778

Washington University partners in five-year $11.6 million NIH grant to study retail tobacco policies across U.S.

Washington University in St. Louis

Tobacco use causes nearly a half a million premature deaths each year from cancer, cardiovascular disease and pulmonary illnesses. Most tobacco is purchased from brick-and-mortar retailers, where the tobacco industry spends $1 million every hour on advertising and marketing.The 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act gave states and localities more authority to regulate the sales and distribution of tobacco products in their communities.

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19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 700779

More Doctor Visits Lead to Less Suicide Attempts for Fibromyalgia Patients

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Fibromyalgia patients who regularly visit their physicians are much less likely to attempt suicide than those who do not, according to a new Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published in Arthritis Care & Research.

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19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700776

Self-Regulation Significant to Overcoming Early Adversity

University of Georgia

“Would you rather have $14 today or $25 in 19 days?” Researchers studied adults aged 18-25 from lower socioeconomic backgrounds and found that self-regulation may hold the key to helping young adults overcome their risk for developing alcohol and drug problems

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19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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