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5 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Birthweight and breastfeeding have implications for children's health decades later

Young adults who were breastfed for three months or more as babies have a significantly lower risk of chronic inflammation associated with cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, according to research from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

10 hrs ago | Journal of Medical Internet Research

Purple: A Modular System for Developing and Deploying Behavioral Intervention Technologies

This has led to technological features and products that are not sharable across research teams, thereby limiting collaboration, reducing the speed of dissemination, and raising the bar for entry into this area of research.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers' Work from Northwestern University Focuses on Proteomics...

However, directing the self-assembly of functional peptides into predictable ordered structures most often requires precise tuning of weak intermolecular forces."

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WILX-TV Lansing

Sparrow Clinton Hospital Cuts Ribbon On New ER

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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Related Topix: Medicine

Silicon Alley Insider

Chicago's Cook County May Have Wrongfully Convicted Hundreds Of Felons

In recent years, Chicago's Cook County has become known as a hub of wrongful or ill-gotten convictions.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago

Candy Industry

Elaine Gonzalez succumbs to illness

Elaine Gonzalez poses at the Retail Confectioners Institute's national convention in 2010 where she announced her retirement as a Peter's chocolate brand ambassador for Cargill Cocoa and Chocolate.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Culinary Institute of America

The Macon Telegraph

Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug

Medicaid patients must meet 25 criteria and get prior approval before the government health care program will pay for Sovaldi.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

Northwestern University

Last Chance to Catch 'Pirates of Penzance'

Time is running out to see the show audiences are raving about -- Gilbert and Sullivan's imaginative and hilarious operetta "The Pirates of Penzance" -- in its final performances at Northwestern University through Aug. 2. The interactive production, ripe with videos and projections, invites the audience to join in the fun by singing along and ... (more)

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

Chicago Chronicle

Rush Northwestern Studying New Anti-Dementia Drug

CHICAGO Alzheimer's researchers at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University have launched a study to test a new treatment for Alzheimer's Disease, and are looking for volunteers to take part.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Rush University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Slate Magazine

The Great J-School Debate

Jennifer Lai, Slate Plus: Chad, Chris, Dee, and Bryan - all four of you have gone to journalism school.

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Related Topix: Journalism

WILX-TV Lansing

Group Looking To Ease Marijuana Laws In East Lansing

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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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Hardcore

Glenview Announcements

Gala celebrates launch of 'We Will. The Campaign for Northwestern Medicine'

Nearly 950 faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends gathered in the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, Chicago to celebrate the launch of 'We Will.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Preventive Medicine

Capital Weekly

The Camden Hospital for Animals Welcomes New Associate Veterinarian, Dr. Kristina Mainella

The Camden Hospital for Animals is pleased to announce that Dr. Kristina Mainella will be joining our staff in August! Kristina and her two boys recently moved to Camden from Nobleboro.

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Related Topix: Camden, ME, Nobleboro, ME, Rockport, ME, Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Waldoboro, ME

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Local lotto winner gives largest donation to Teacher Supply Depot

Local lotto winner gives largest donation to Teacher Supply Depot Roy Cockrum donated $15,000 to Teacher Supply Depot.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Knoxville, TN, Knox County, TN, Life, Charity

BloodyElbow

Why I supported the Northwestern football players' NLRB case

Bloody Elbow's resident economist explains why he signed an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board in the Northwestern football union case.

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Related Topix: Opinion

JD Supra

Northwestern University Football Players Are Not Employees

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that grant-in-aid scholarship football players at Northwestern University are "employees" under the National Labor Relations Act.

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Evanston Review

Volunteers voice benefits of Talking Farm

About 2,000 volunteer hours have been logged each of the first two years at the urban Talking Farm at 3701 Howard St. in Skokie.

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Related Topix: Skokie, IL, Evanston, IL, Home Gardening, Home

KSL-TV

Shorewood man's love of TV began at village hall

In 2006, seventh-grader Conlan Fay went to the old Shorewood Village Hall to see how local government works as part of a Troy Middle School youth and government group.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Windy City Playhouse to Welcome Joanie Schultz as Second Season Director

Windy City Playhouse has announced the first of its 2016 season directors: JOANIE SCHULTZ is a Chicago-based freelance director who was recently called by the Chicago Sun-Times, "one of the city's strongest and most stylistically adaptable directors."

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Mon Jul 28, 2014

International Business Times

Men Prefer Women Who Are Smarter Than Them - Survey

Many believe that men are intimidated by smarter women and do not prefer dating them, but a new research published in the A seagull flies over a couple walking along Gillson Beach in Wilmette, Illinois, June 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Wilmette, IL, University of Wisconsin Madison

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