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Article ID: 689720

Using Data to Reduce Time to Degree

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

CSU Launches Innovative Student Success Analytics Certificate Program with Support from New Grant

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16-Feb-2018 2:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 689708

Public Health Dentists Offer Recommendations to Better Integrate Oral Health and Primary Care

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

In practice, policy and education, oral health care and primary health care have traditionally been considered separate. In an effort to change that, a group of public health dentists has issued recommendations on improving the integration of the two with a goal to influence policymakers, clinicians, educators and health researchers.

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16-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 688270

Remember Me

UCLA School of Nursing

How do you explain to a child that Grandpa or Grandma has Alzheimer’s disease?

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15-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689555

Harbor Freight Tools Owner and His Foundation Give $50M to Create Smidt Heart Institute

Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai announced today a $50 million gift from Eric and Susan Smidt and The Smidt Foundation to create the Smidt Heart Institute. The gift will advance vital research and innovative practices across the fields of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery. The gift—the largest in Cedars-Sinai’s 116-year history—will enable the hospital to expand its research and treatment of heart conditions by pursuing the most innovative science, advancing clinical trials and emerging treatments, and training the next generation of heart specialists.

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14-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689550

OCD Treatment Could Someday Start with a Brain Scan

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

UCLA researchers have developed a way to use brain scans and machine learning — a form of artificial intelligence — to predict whether people with OCD will benefit from cognitive behavior therapy. The technique could help improve the overall success rate of cognitive behavioral therapy, and it could enable therapists to tailor treatment to each patient.

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14-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689499

Newly Discovered Gene May Protect Against Heart Disease

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Scientists have identified a gene that may play a protective role in preventing heart disease. Their research revealed that the gene, called MeXis, acts within key cells inside clogged arteries to help remove excess cholesterol from blood vessels.

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13-Feb-2018 4:50 PM EST
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Article ID: 689404

Obesity, Other Risks Play Large Role in Sudden Cardiac Arrest Among the Young

Cedars-Sinai

Obesity and other common cardiovascular risk factors may play a greater role in sudden cardiac arrest among younger people than previously recognized, underscoring the importance of earlier screening, a Cedars-Sinai study has found.

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12-Feb-2018 4:45 PM EST
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Article ID: 689393

“Cal Poly Taught Me to Focus on My Values and What I Want to Get Out of My Career.”

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is giving graduate student Iris Huang the knowledge, skills and connections to succeed in one of today’s hottest fields: data analytics.

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12-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689257

Workplace Stress Can Take a Toll on Your Brain Surgeon, Too

Keck Medicine of USC

A new study by the Keck School of Medicine of USC finds that two-thirds of neurosurgeons experience burnout during training, and stressors at work are partly to blame.

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9-Feb-2018 12:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689201

Guide to Practical Medical Decision-Making Offers Jewish Perspective on Ethical and Religious Dilemmas

Cedars-Sinai

Every day in hospitals across the country, patients, family members and healthcare professionals confront ethical and religious dilemmas about risky medical procedures, end-of-life care and other weighty issues. Now Rabbi Jason Weiner, BCC, the senior rabbi and director of the Spiritual Care Department at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, has written a book to guide those wrestling with health-related questions.

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8-Feb-2018 6:00 AM EST
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