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New Study Throws Into Question Long-Held Belief...

New evidence puts into doubt the long-standing belief that a deficiency in serotonin - a chemical messenger in the brain - plays a central role in depression .

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Detroit News

Detroit welcomes national Muslim convention

Workers at Cobo Center prepare for the Islamic Society of North America's 51st annual convention.

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Observer & Eccentric

Library trustees narrow field of candidates to five

Canton Public Library trustees have chosen to interview five candidates from a field of 14 applicants to replace departing board member Kim Schulz, who is leaving her position by late September due to an out-of-town move.

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Related Topix: Marshall, MI, Livonia, MI, Oakland University, Eastern Michigan University

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Science Daily

New study throws into question long-held belief about depression

New evidence puts into doubt the long-standing belief that a deficiency in serotonin -- a chemical messenger in the brain -- plays a central role in depression.

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Related Topix: Depression

Metro Times

PETA is coming to town

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, better known as PETA, will make a stop at Wayne State University's main campus to speak with students about their efforts to curb animal abuse.

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Related Topix: Activism, Animal Rights

Bioscience Technology

Study Questions Long-held Depression Belief

New evidence puts into doubt the long-standing belief that a deficiency in serotonin- a chemical messenger in the brain- plays a central role in depression.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

C & G Newspapers

Macomb author's new novel has local setting

When Tony Aued was looking for inspiration for his latest book, "Murder in Greektown," he just took a peek at the world around him.

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Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI, Detroit, MI, Marine City, MI

C & G Newspapers

Entrepreneur program at Walsh launches sweet initiatives

Danny Cecconi and Marina Kapordelis are building their business, Doce Brigadeiro, with a sweet treat that Cecconi devised from a traditional Brazilian favorite.

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Related Topix: Walsh College, Life, Food, Chocolate, Michigan

Metro Times

Cass Corridor's Dally in the Alley returns for its 37th year

Last year, newcomers to the Cass Corridor could be heard inside residential buildings along Forest Avenue near Wayne State University shouting, "Happy Dally!" That chant has become an ode to one of Detroit's most unique and enjoyable annual festivals.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Plymouth Township Observer

Ferndale resident, WSU professor named ACS fellow

Wayne State University Professor of Chemistry Stephanie Brock is among a select group of scientists named to the prestigious 2014 American Chemical Society Fellows Program.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit News

Detroit Jazz Festival overflows with big names, inventive programs

Just in time for a long, lazy weekend before the bustle of fall, the Detroit Jazz Festival is gearing up for its 35th year of providing free, world class music in five venues from the Detroit riverfront to Campus Martius, Friday-Monday.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Chris Collins, Jazz

Detroit Free Press

Actress Penny Marshall decries Wayne State University animal testing

Penny Marshall is joining a campaign against Wayne State University's medical experiments on dogs, including one that supposedly was named Laverne, just like her famous "Laverne & Shirley" character.

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Related Topix: Laverne and Shirley, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Penny Marshall

Model D

Older Detroiters get together, eat healthy thanks to Senior Market Days

The poor health of Detroit seniors is a public health crisis. 39 percent report having three or more chronic illnesses, including diabetes.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, African-American, Life, Food, Nutrition

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Michigan Democrats nominate candidates at 2014 convention

The Michigan Democratic Party ended their two-day convention in Lansing on a high note after a first day that evoked one of Will Rogers' best remembered sayings about politics; he was not a member of any organized political party, he was a Democrat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Lansing State Journal

New leader takes over at Shabazz Academy

George Goff has been tapped as the next chief school administrator at Lansing's El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz Academy.

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Related Topix: University of Toledo, Detroit, MI

US News & World Report

Weigh Becoming a Physician Assistant Instead of a Medical Doctor

An employment surge is likely for physician assistants who, much like doctors, can examine patients and advise them on medical care.

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Related Topix: Marietta College, Seton Hall University

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Fewer tears, more savvy as upperclassmen move into Wayne State dorms

The quake struck at 3:20 a.m. PT near American Canyon about 6 miles southwest of Napa, the U.S. Keontae Ware, 18, a sophomore biology/pre-med major, pulls her giant teddy bear out of her car.

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Related Topix: South Lyon, MI

Detroit News

Woman declared dead during flood reunites with rescuer

David and Dustin Rowen met for lunch Sunday at Buddy's Pizza off Van Dyke. It's the same restaurant where Rowen and others frantically worked to help her during Aug. 11 rainstorms that closed freeways, flooded homes and led to false reports that David had died.

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Detroit Free Press

Dems approve candidates, get ready for November elections

Appearing on stage today at the Lansing Center during the democratic convention are, from left, Wayne County Circuit Judge Deborah Thomas for Supreme Court; Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer and his wife Christine Schauer; Attorney General candidate Godfrey Dillard and his wife Delores Dillard ; Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown, for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wayne County, MI, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oakland County, MI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Detroit Free Press

State conventions today for GOP and Democrats

Gov. Rick Snyder is to address the Michigan Republican Party's state convention in Novi this morning as he and others in the GOP seek to fend off a tea party challenge to his running mate, Lt.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Michigan, Healthcare Law, Law, Michigan State University, Ionia County, MI

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