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Parenting skills tied to reduced inflammation in low-income children

A new Northwestern University study suggests that an intervention focused on strengthening families can reduce inflammation, a chronic over activation of parts of the immune system that is important for long-term health.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Psychology, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

Peter Thum has now turned 35,000 assault weapons into designer jewelry

Limited to just 20 watches, the Inversion Principle, made from a repurposed AK-47, was designed by Adrian Glessing, and beginning April 2013, went on sale for $350,000.

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Related Topix: Claremont, CA

WILX-TV Lansing

GM Dealers Waiting For A Fix

Susan joined News 10 as a reporter in April 2014. She is no stranger to the Midwest, having earned her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.

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Daily Herald

Two CLC police sergeants complete training at Northwestern University

Sergeant Darryl Harlan and Sergeant Ted Waters of the College of Lake County Police Department recently graduated from a 10-week, law-enforcement leadership training program at Northwestern University's Center for Public School of Police Staff and Command.

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Related Topix: Illinois

Newsday

Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

Good parenting and life skills coaching seem to reduce inflammation in children from low-income families, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family

Newswise

Beckman Coulter's phi Named in NCCN Guidelines as a Recommended...

Beckman Coulter's Prostate Health Index * has been recommended by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network as a blood test to improve specificity for prostate cancer detection in its recently updated Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology for Prostate Cancer Early Detection.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Urology, Brea, CA

Glenview Announcements

Glenbrook North grad on road to publishing science fiction novel

In the fictitious world of "Elements," the government creates a secret agency to find, train and surgically alter people to act as living, breathing weapons of mass destruction, able to see elements and manipulate them with their minds to create lethal combustions.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Fox News

Musicians On Call bring music for the soul to patients' beds

Musicians On Call, a nonprofit providing live music to the seriously ill, hopes to aggressively expand to other major cities across the U.S. next year.

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Related Topix: us Travel

Medical News

Early-career physicians receive National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis

Twelve residents and medical students each received a one-year, $50,000 National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis.

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Related Topix: Psoriasis, Medicine, Health, University of Utah, University of Colorado Denver, University of Pennsylvania

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Shorewood

Celebrations: April

Douglas Strane of Whitefish Bay earned his bachelor's degrees in German studies, magna cum laude, and microbiology from the University of Minnesota in May. He will begin a public health internship with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in August.

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Related Topix: Whitefish Bay, WI, University of Minnesota, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Brown Deer, WI, Wisconsin

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

2 Hills officers graduate staff/command school

Brian Bastianelli and Sgt. John Piggott from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command.

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Related Topix: Farmington Hills, MI, Grand Valley State University

Lake Forester

Lake Bluff announces Albrecht Award to honor first female trustee, president

Favorite spot in town: "The bluff, the beach and the 4th of July parade. We were fortunate to live on the parade route.

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Related Topix: Lake Forest, IL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Swashbuckling Pirates Invade Northwestern University This Summer, Now thru 8/2

Gilbert and Sullivan's hilarious operetta -- will be staged now through Aug. 2 as the centerpiece of Northwestern University 's summer theater season.

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, Arts, Theater

EurekAlert!

National Psoriasis Foundation awards 13 psoriasis research fellowships

Twelve residents and medical students each received a one-year, $50,000 National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis.

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Related Topix: Psoriasis, Medicine, Health, University of Utah, University of Colorado Denver, University of Pennsylvania

Reuters

Musicians On Call' bring music for the soul to patients' beds

Musicians On Call, a nonprofit providing live music to the seriously ill, hopes to aggressively expand to other major cities across the U.S. next year.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Medicine, Palliative Care

WILX-TV Lansing

Record High Meat Prices Likely Sticking Around

Susan joined News 10 as a reporter in April 2014. She is no stranger to the Midwest, having earned her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.

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The Daily Gopher

Minnesota Gophers Football: Nike Renewed As Uniform Provider For All...

So you might have heard that the University of Minnesota renewed their contract with Nike for all Gopher sports uniforms.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Minnesota NCAA

WGN-TV Chicago

Red light cameras to be removed from 18 Chicago intersections

Thousands of Chicago drivers have been tagged with $100 red light fines they did not deserve, targeted by robotic cameras during a series of sudden spikes in tickets that city officials say they cannot explain, a Tribune investigation has found.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Messaging, phone encounters up primary care visits in diabetes

For patients with diabetes in the patient-centered medical home health care delivery system, electronic messaging and telephone encounters increase primary care office visits, according to a study published in the July/August issue of the Annals of Family Medicine .

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Northwestern University

High School Students to be Immersed In Chicago Art World

A dozen promising high school students selected by Northwestern University from across the country and the globe will be in Chicago July 21 to Aug. 1 for an interactive adventure with some of the most intriguing people and spaces in Chicago's art world.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Chicago, IL

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