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9 hrs ago | Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

STARS researchers

Thirty aspiring scientists have been rewarded for a summer of hard work in the Students and Teachers as Research Scientists Program at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

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Related Topix: University of Missouri, Education Etc.

13 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Errata frequently seen in medical literature

Errata, including those that may materially change the interpretation of data, are frequent in medical publications, according to a study published in the August issue of The American Journal of Medicine . Paul J. Hauptman, M.D., from St. Louis University School of Medicine, and colleagues conducted a retrospective evaluation of errata reports for articles published in 20 English-language general medicine and cardiovascular journals over an 18-month period.

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17 hrs ago | Business Journal

Billiken Angels on pace to invest in record number of startups

Saint Louis University's Billiken Angels Network is on pace to invest in a record number of startup companies in 2014. The network has already invested in five companies this year - Helper Helper, Generico, Immonophotonics, Bonfyre and Coolfire Solutions.

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20 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Curator calls for publication of Cordillera...

Isikias Picpican, archivist and curator of the Saint Louis University Museum, said his main objective is to bring history to the forefront, preserve traditional knowledge and works and educate the public on these. Picpican, who has been collecting Cordilleran literature, folklore and artifacts among others, said it is a big challenge because the region has a very diverse culture.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

MedicineNet

nefazodone, Serzone

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Serzone, Nefazodone (generic), Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Yale University, University of Notre Dame

The University News

SLU breaks top 100

Saint Louis University celebrated its entrance back into U.S. News and World Report's ranking of the top 100 national universities. The news magazine released its 2015 rankings on Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: University of Missouri, University of Nebraska Lincoln, University of New Hampshire

Business Journal

Washington U, SLU entrepreneurship programs again highly ranked

U.S. News & World Report has rated a pair of St. Louis-area universities as two of the best in the nation when it comes to entrepreneurship.

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The University News

'Little Princes' inspires incoming freshmen

This year, the New York Times Bestseller "Little Princes" was the summer reading assignment for the newest members of Saint Louis University- the freshmen. Yes, it was assigned as summer "homework," but that did not mean it should be considered boring or lame.

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Related Topix: Kids

Washington Times

More farmers markets taking food stamps

Farmers markets are a new target for promoting healthy eating in low-income communities. While fewer than 1 percent of federal food stamp dollars go to farmers markets, the numbers are rising.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, Vegetables, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The University News

Coffee hot spot

The third week of school is nearly over and it is already time to start stressing for midterm week. Midterm week means one thing: caffeine.

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Related Topix: Coffee, St. Louis, MO

The University News

Aramark draws admiration and ire

After a long selection process over Saint Louis University's food service provider, and a lackluster tenure with previous vendor Chartwells, SLU eventually signed Aramark to a five-year contract. Aramark's pitch to SLU included a greater offering of local, organic, and sustainable food options; new, popular dining franchises; extended operational hours; and improved meal plans, with more options for students.

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Related Topix: Vegetarian

The University News

Greek Organizations at SLU: Introduction and Influence

Fraternities and sororities on Saint Louis University's campus do not have a recent history of being checked or called out. Individuals that are not Greek may have bias against these organizations, but it is not often that fraternities or sororities are publicly called out for the actions of individuals within the community or the community at large.

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Related Topix: Sororities, Kappa Delta, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities

The University News

Power of Unity: Remembering 9/11

Walking through the quad to go to the library on Tuesday, Sept. 9, many students and faculty were more than likely approached by members from the Student Veteran's Association who handed out American flags asking to plant them in the grass all along the walk to the clock tower.

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CBS Local

Expert: Is a Low-Carb Diet Better Than a Low-Fat Diet?

Saint Louis University cardiologist Dr. Michael Lim says this Tulane University study only tested 150 patients, all of whom were obese. He says a heart healthy diet isn't as simple as choosing to just restrict carbs or fats from what you eat.

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Related Topix: Cardiology, Medicine

River Front Times

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles Details Changes to City's Municipal Code

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III said he thought Tuesday night's city council meeting -- which consisted of nearly three straight hours of angry and resentful comments toward himself and the board of aldermen -- went better than he expected.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Newswise

President Offers Best Worst Solution as Strategy for ISIS Defeat, Says SLU Expert

Alexander Garza, M.D., associate dean for public health practice and associate professor of epidemiology at Saint Louis University, and former chief medical officer at the Department of Homeland Security is available to comment on President Obama's address on the strategy to defeat ISIS. "The only really "new" part of this strategy was to acquiesce on attacks inside of Syria, which President Obama was trying to avoid.

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Business Journal

SLU names next dean of business school

Saint Louis University has named Mark Higgins the next dean of its John Cook School of Business, effective Jan. 1. Higgins has been a member of the University of Rhode Island's faculty since 1988. He was appointed dean of its business college in 2006.

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Related Topix: University of Rhode Island, University of South Carolina, University of Tennessee, Oceanography, Science

Wed Sep 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Sits to Offer Talk Back After Good in Everything, 9/18-20

A talk back will be held following the Friday night performance of the third annual Shakespeare in the Streets production, Good in Everything, scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 18-20, on Central Avenue in downtown Clayton.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., St. Louis, MO, Webster University, Theater, Arts

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Exercise during pregnancy has limits

You've probably seen the videos or at least heard the stories of women a month or two away from delivery and still pumping iron and running marathons. These pregnant phenoms elicit as much admiration as they do concern from onlookers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health, Health, Back Pain

River Front Times

Downtown Carriage Horse Bites Tip Off Tourist's Finger

One of the horses that pulls carriages in downtown St. Louis is in quarantine after eating the tip of a woman's finger Friday night. St. Louis Health Department director Pam Walker says while the risk of transmitting rabies is "really low," the St. Louis Carriage Co.

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