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  1. Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare. Your Patients Are Getting HealthierRead the original story

    10 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... thing in the medical system," says economist Craig Garthwaite at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He says the recession, which helped slow rising health care costs overall, apparently played a minor role in this story of ...


  2. Findings Question Measures Used to Assess Hospital QualityRead the original story

    35 min ago | Newswise

    ... information in the article. Karl Y. Bilimoria, M.D., M.S., of the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, and colleagues evaluated the characteristics and performance of hospitals penalized in the HAC Reduction Program. Data ...


  3. Deerfield collects $550 mln for healthcare innovations fundRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | PE Hub

    Deerfield Management Company LP has raised $550 million for its healthcare innovations venture fund. The limited partners of Deerfield Healthcare Innovations Fund LP include New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Seattle Children's Hospital, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton University and Northwestern University .


  4. PBS LearningMedia Teacher WorkshopRead the original story

    25 min ago | WTVS Detroit

    ... 12th grade students. He holds an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.S. from Northwestern University. Come learn about Detroit Public TV, network with peers, tour the station, and gain free access to more than 80,000 PBS ...


  5. Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare. Your Patients Are Getting HealthierRead the original story

    30 min ago | National Public Radio

    ... thing in the medical system," says economist Craig Garthwaite at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He says the recession, which helped slow rising health care costs overall, apparently played a minor role in this story of ...


  6. Improved care transitions needed post ambulatory surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Patients age 70 or older are at greater risk of unanticipated hospital admission within 30 days of ambulatory surgery, even after adjusting for comorbidities, according to a study published online July 22 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society . Gildasio S. De Oliveira Jr., M.D., from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, and colleagues analyzed data from the 2012 National Surgical Quality Improvement Project to assess the impact of age on unanticipated hospital admission within 30 days of ambulatory surgery.


  7. Music Training Improves Adolescent Brain DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    In a previous Psychology Today blog post, " Musical Training Optimizes Brain Function ," I wrote about a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience which reported that playing an instrument before age seven benefits brain structure and function throughout a person's lifespan. A new study by Nina Kraus , PhD, and colleagues from Northwestern University reports that beginning music training as late as high school can improve the teenage brain's response to sound, sharpen language skills, and improve academic performance.


  8. Naked world wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... hot and we saw it on social media so we thought we would try it too." According to Maria Lombard of Northwestern University, the need for tourists to connect with locations "in a tangible way" and the ire that it draws are not new or unique. But ...


  9. Jailed Chinese Billionaire Huang Guangyu Boosts Stakes In GomeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    ... issues and Chinese politics for TIME Hong Kong. I am a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University. Email: yuewang2012 [at] Twitter: @yueyueyuewang Huang, also known by his Cantonese name Wong Kwong Yu, ...


  10. Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy named Rita Allen Foundation ScholarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    Northwestern University scientist Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy, who researches how the brain's neural circuitry develops, has been named a 2015 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar. She will use the award to better understand how some anti-depression drugs impact the brain's wiring.


  11. Early clue to why some children may have reading woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Daily Herald

    This photo provided by the Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Northwestern University, shows scalp electrodes to pick up how children's brains react to sounds such as speech in a noisy background. New research suggests it may be possible to predict which preschoolers will struggle to read, and it has to do with how they decipher speech when it's noisy.


  12. Revolutions always destroy their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... a means by which professors are put on trial for their tweets," feminist website Jezebel reports. "Northwestern University professor Laura Kipnis found herself entangled in one such trial after two female graduate students filed Title IX charges ...


  13. eighth blackbird named 2015-2016 artists-in-residence at MCARead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Graphics and archival materials that were sourced in collaboration with music libraries at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago are installed to tell a story of how the contemporary music field is evolving, both in Chicago and ...


  14. Jeffrey Brian Adams and More to Lead DOGFIGHT at San Francisco Playhouse This FallRead the original story

    16 hrs ago |

    ... Scare, was presented as part of the Geva Theatre 's 2011 Plays-in-Progress series. He graduated from Northwestern University . Bill English (Director) is a co-founder of San Francisco Playhouse, and in 12 years with Susi Damilano, has guided its ...


  15. Northwestern student dies in Houston car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Northwestern University student John Thumel, a former Libertyville resident, died Sunday after a car crash near Houston, according to the university. Thumel died of injuries he suffered in the crash, which happened late last week, Assistant Vice President & Dean of Students Todd Adams wrote in an email to students.


  16. Northwestern Vice President Weighs in on Research LandscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Northwestern University

    Jay Walsh, vice president for research at Northwestern University, emphasized the importance of research to the nation's future during a recent roundtable discussion in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Science Coalition and the Association of American Universities , "All Things Research 2015" brought together journalists with senior research officers from leading universities at the National Press Club for a lively panel about the current state of research in academia. In an era of government cutbacks that have slashed federal dollars for sponsored research at universities and other institutions, uncertain and inconsistent research funding was a major topic of concern at the roundtable.


  17. Alex Garcia Appointed To NPPA Board Of DirectorsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | News Photographer

    ... program where he teaches editorial photography. Previously he served as an adjunct lecturer at the Northwestern University MeDill Graduate School. Garcia was a staff photographer for the The Press-Telegram in Long Beach, CA, and then at Los Angeles ...


  18. Checking My Privilege as a Korean JewRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Forward

    ... the overrepresentation of Jews in higher education. About 23% of the students at my alma mater, Northwestern University, were Jewish in 2013. Yet, self-identified Jews make up only 1.7% of the U.S. population, according to the American Jewish Year ...


  19. Perona comes full circleRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    Former Spring Valley Little Leaguer Joe Perona took his Warren Park team against Spring Valley in Friday's Junior League State Tournament play Friday in Sterling. Joe Perona grew up on the Spring Valley Little League diamonds, preparing for a successful future at St. Bede Academy and Northwestern University and later in the Detroit Tigers organization.


  20. Minnesota Orchestra appoints Roderick Cox as assistant conductorRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Insight News

    ... from Columbus State University's (Ga.) Schwob School of Music and has a master of music from Northwestern University. "A lot of my 20s were spent practicing. Conducting is a physical and mental action. It takes a lot of sacrifice. It's sitting in an ...