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10 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

CWRU gets $1.6 million grant for nursing program to increase patient...

Dr. Eileen Freedman, left, a pediatrician from Connecticut, gets a shot from University Hospitals oncology nurse Karen Weaver as part of a clinical trial in 2009 for a vaccine to help treat her triple negative breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Breast Cancer, Food and Drug Administration

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cleveland.com

Curbing Cleveland's youth violence: group identifies four steps, calls for more funding

A group Tuesday met and identified four solutions they think will help slow youth violence in Cleveland , including more money for violence-prevention and treating youth violence as a public health epidemic.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

Free Republic

Four Students Robbed at Gunpoint on Gun-Free Campus in Ohio

Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, has "beefed up security measures" after four students were robbed in one of the university's commons "in broad daylight" this past weekend.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Cleveland.com

Beaumont hosts free middle school science fair workshops

Beaumont School will host a series of three free workshops open to all middle school girls looking to improve the caliber of their upcoming science fair projects.

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WVIZ-TV Cleveland

In Ohio: Medicaid Saves Money, Improves Health

"We went in July and it was like Christmas Day, it was like getting a gift from Santa Claus.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicine, Heart Attack, US Governors, John Kasich, Cleveland, OH

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Newswise

It Takes More Than Practice to Excel, CWRU's New Psychologist Reports

Case Western Reserve University's new assistant professor of psychology Brooke N. Macnamara, PhD, and colleagues have overturned a 20-year-old theory that people who excel in their fields are those who practiced the most.

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Related Topix: Princeton University, Michigan State University, Rice University, 9

Cleveland.com

CWRU summer biomedical program, in 13th year, transforms high school students into scientists

Alexandria Williams had never taken a chemistry class, or set foot in a science lab before this summer.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Cleveland, OH, Biology, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

NIH funds next step of cutting-edge research into Alzheimer's disease genome

Teams of scientists will use support from the National Institutes of Health to conduct research into the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's disease, analyzing how genome sequences - the order of chemical letters in a cell's DNA - may contribute to increased risk or protect against the disease.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Genetics, Biology, Science, University of Miami, University of Washington, Texas

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Machine Design

Technology Adds the Sense of Touch to Prosthetic Hands

Biomedical researchers at the Veterans Administration are exploring options and developing techniques for directly stimulating nerves to let prosthetic users feel sensations in their artificial hands.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

Business & Heritage Clarksville

APSU art professor to present lecture at famed Figge Museum

In Davenport, Iowa, a stunning, glass-walled building stands along the banks of the Mississippi River.

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Related Topix: Davenport, IA, Austin Peay State University

Newswise

Brain Tumor Causes and Risk Factors Elude Scientists

Today, nearly 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor, and yet, when it comes to pinpointing causes or risk factors, scientists are still searching for answers.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Cellphones

Xenia Daily Gazette

Boonshoft School of Medicine welcomes the class of 201812:58 am

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine will welcome 110 students during a special ceremony on Saturday, July 26, formally marking the start of their medical education.

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Related Topix: Wright State University, Marshall University, Ohio State University, Wittenberg University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Cleveland.com

From Parma to Queens, with love: Parma Postings

Natasha is the chef/owner of Bear, a "New European Cuisine" restaurant in Queens, New York, and has been a featured guest on "Chopped" on the Food Network.

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Related Topix: Parma, OH, World News, Ukraine, Cleveland State University

Patch.com

Fifth Radnor Student Named 2014 National Merit Winner

A fifth Radnor High School student has been named a 2014 National Merit scholarship winner, the district announced this week.

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Cleveland.com

Cleveland Clinic picks Chicago developer for 274-room Holiday Inn project

The Cleveland Clinic has picked a Chicago developer to build a 274-room Holiday Inn hotel on its campus, at Euclid Avenue and East 86th Street near the old Cleveland Playhouse complex.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

Cleveland.com

Cigars, hookah more popular than cigarettes among local high school students, survey shows

Patrons at Kan Zaman, a restaurant and hookah bar in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood, sit in a booth around a table of several hookas during a night out.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Smoking, Medicine, Health, Cleveland, OH

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Breitbart.com

Four Students Robbed at Gunpoint on Gun-Free Campus in Ohio

Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, has "beefed up security measures" after four students were robbed in one of the university's commons "in broad daylight" this past weekend.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

Jerusalem Post

Tears of Tage, Tears of Conscience

A couple of days ago I drove with my son-in-law towards Jerusalem to pick up my daughter his wife, and their new daughter our granddaughter.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

Cleveland.com

Lost Cleveland: A look at the most iconic Cleveland landmarks of yesteryear

When the historic Fifth Church of Christ Scientist on the Lakewood-Cleveland border is torn down later this year, more than brick and mortar will be demolished.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OK, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Floyd County Times

Dr. Eileen Kummant joins Saint Joseph Martin Hospital3:13 pm | 0

Eileen Kummant, M.D., has joined the Seton Family Health Center at 11087 Main Street in Martin.

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, McKeesport, PA, Washington, PA

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