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12 hrs ago | Jewish Journal

FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the medical schools of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel announced a historic, new partnership.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Boca Raton, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, Inventions, Science / Technology

19 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

"Bark!" dog art show opens in Palm Beach Gardens

Art work from "Bark!," by Nancy Spielman, Victoria Rose Martin and Durga Garcia, at PBSC's Art Gallery in Palm Beach Gardens. "Bark!," a new dog-centric exhibit opens tonight as the Art Gallery of Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens goes to the dogs.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach County, FL

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Boca News Now

Fau Study: Your Employee Review Is Kinda, Sorta Meaningless

Sure, it impacts your future, your salary and pretty much everything about your work life, but rest assured that your employee review is pretty much meaningless when it comes to being an objective look at how you do what you do. For employees across the country, their managers' personality traits may influence job performance reviews, which are often tied to raises and promotions.

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Daily Tribune News

Madison outlines objectives for Adairsville's future

Six months into her time as Adairsville city manager, Pam Madison has tackled a bevy of battles - just one of the things the Florida transplant loves about public administration. "I love working with people, solving complex problems and developing public policy objectives," she said.

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Related Topix: Adairsville, GA, Bartow County, GA, Barry University

Medical News

Scientists measure responses to rewards during nicotine withdrawal across species

Cigarette smoking is a leading cause of preventable death worldwide and is associated with approximately 440,000 deaths in the United States each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population continues to smoke cigarettes. While more than half of U.S. smokers try to quit every year, less than 10 percent are able to remain smoke-free, and relapse commonly occurs within 48 hours of smoking cessation.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UC San Diego, Health

Fri Sep 12, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Review: ASA to prevent primary CVD should be individualized

Prescribing aspirin for primary cardiovascular disease prevention should be judged on an individual basis by health care providers, according to an article published online Sept. 1 in Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine .

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, University of Arizona

Medical News Today

'Response to reward' measured in nicotine withdrawal

In a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry , scientists claim to have identified and measured the responses to rewards during nicotine withdrawal across humans and rats. About 20% of the US population smoke cigarettes, although more than half of this group try to quit each year.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Smoking, Health, Boca Raton, FL, UC San Diego

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Newswise

Scientists Show that Nicotine Withdrawal Reduces Response to Rewards Across Species

Cigarette smoking is a leading cause of preventable death worldwide and is associated with approximately 440,000 deaths in the United States each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population continues to smoke cigarettes. While more than half of U.S. smokers try to quit every year, less than 10 percent are able to remain smoke-free, and relapse commonly occurs within 48 hours of smoking cessation.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UC San Diego

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Cape Cod Times

It's all about the 'Fattitude': Documentary promotes body acceptance

Lindsey Averill spent most of her life thinking things would be better if she could just get skinnier. She counted calories and worked out, but still couldn't reach the size she wanted, the one she saw on TV and in magazines.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Broward County, FL

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Kansas City InfoZine

Ocean Acidification Effects on Marine Ecosystems

To address concerns for acidifying oceans, the National Science Foundation has awarded new grants totaling $11.4 million through its Ocean Acidification program. The awards are supported by NSF's Directorates for Geosciences and Biological Sciences.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, UC San Diego, Oceanography

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Tiger Woods Foundation hosting college conference

The Tiger Woods Foundation is hosting more than 300 parents and students in South Florida later this month for a one-day career and college conference The free conference is focused on careers in science, technology, engineering and math - or STEM- and is open to students in grades seven through 12. It is being held at Florida Atlantic University's Jupiter campus. Activities are geared toward introducing students to STEM curriculum.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

KSL-TV

In Miami, the Cuban school uniform finds a market

At the Dollarazo discount store in Miami, a row of red-wine colored pants, shorts and jumpers offers a regular customer favorite - near exact copies of the Cuban school uniform. Each year, thousands of uniforms sold by discount capitalists in Miami find their way to the communist island where they are worn by Cuban school children.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Miami, FL, us Travel, Travel,

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Star Online

Body acceptance: It's in the fat-titude

Lindsey Averill is working with filmmaker Viridiana Lieberman to produce Fattitude, a documentary to promote acceptance of overweight people. -MCT She counted calories and worked out, but still couldn't reach the size she wanted, the one she saw on TV and in magazines.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Broward County, FL

Wed Sep 03, 2014

DigitalKoans

Systems Librarian at Florida Atlantic University

Managing the FAU Libraries website and the FAU Libraries mobile-optimized website.

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Herald Gazette

Sentinel Audio Chat: Prayer and safety from school violence

Prayer to end school violence-to reveal the inherent goodness in everyone's true, God-given nature-is very much needed.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Smith College, University of Miami

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Newswise

Professors Provide Most Updated Information on Aspirin in the Prevention of a First Heart Attack

Newswise - The first researcher in the world to discover that aspirin prevents a first attack, Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll professor and senior academic advisor to the dean in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, has published a comprehensive review in the current issue of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, University of Arizona, Spain, World News, Queens College, City University of New York

Detroit Free Press

Weighing in on weight: Movement aims to expose fat discrimination

Lindsey Averill spent most of her life thinking things would be better if she could just get skinnier.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

Boca News Now

Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" Set For FAU

The Department of Theatre and Dance within Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents "The Crucible," an American classic written by playwright Arthur Miller.

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Related Topix: Arthur Miller, Vocal, Boca Raton, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

FAU Honors Visionary Philanthropist, Founder of Center for Book Arts: Arthur Jaffe

A cultural resource unique to Florida and rare anywhere in the U.S., Florida Atlantic University's Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts is the product of one man's genuine enthusiasm.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Boca Raton, FL

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Life Lessons: Fast track to success

Grace Bush is only 16 years old. She was the youngest graduate at Florida Atlantic University's recent commencement.

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Related Topix: Prison

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