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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Risk for nonelective thoracic aortic sx up for uninsured

Uninsured patients have an increased risk of nonelective thoracic aortic operations, and have increased risks of major morbidity or mortality, according to a study published online April 8 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes .

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5 hrs ago | The Chronicle

Kenan Distinguished Lecture in Ethics presents author Teju ColeKatie...

Thursday, April 24 in the Fitzpatrick Center, Nigerian-American author Teju Cole will present to the Duke and Durham community for the annual Kenan Distinguished Lecture.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Fox News

Co-eds doing porn to pay for school: Is Belle Knox a bellwether?

Nineteen-year-old Duke University freshman Miriam Weeks caused a firestorm when she was exposed moonlighting as porn star Belle Knox to help pay her tuition.

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Asheville Citizen-Times

Moral marcher Barber motivates thousands to rally

The Rev. William Barber II was born two days after Martin Luther King Jr. told the nation about his dream during the march on Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, North Carolina, Asheville, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors

KYTX-TV News

Duke University honors 13 Longview ISD scholars

There's something about a field of wildflowers that draws out the photographer in all of us.

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Free Times

Aaron Graves of Those Lavender Whales Got Cancer - Then a Whole Lot of Help

When Aaron Graves began to experience a bad string of migraines about two months ago, he didn't think too much of it.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC, Columbia, SC, Music, Entertainment

The GMAT Club Journal

MBA Students on Classroom Diversity

Earlier this week, Bloomberg Businessweek launched a new series called One Question, which will attempt to take the pulse of MBA students here and abroad to suss out what Next Gen business leaders are thinking.

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Wired

The Surprising Gut Microbes of African Hunter-Gatherers

Hadza women cook tubers they've foraged throughout the day. Compared to the men, who spend their day hunting game, the women have more gut bacteria for breaking down fibrous veggies.

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Related Topix: University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Journalgazette.net

Kansas suspect's hatred hard to forget

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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The Chronicle

New representatives, renovation and resolutions at final GPSC...

The Graduate and Professional Student Council elected the remaining half of council positions, received updates on renovations to Duke University Libraries and approved new resolutions at their final meeting Tuesday.

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The Chronicle

History of the Duke Lemur CenterAshley MooneyHome to the most diverse ...

Just minutes away from the heart of Duke's West Campus, one can venture through a forest teeming with primates rarely seen outside of their native land of Madagascar.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Audubon To Hold Birdathon For Exline Memorial Scholarship May 3

The community is invited to join the Audubon Center and Sanctuary's educators and their friends and fans to see as many birds as possible on a one-day only birdathon.

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SFGate

Childhood obesity more expensive than a year of college

The Chula Vista Elementary School District is being touted as a model for its methods that have resulted in motivating the community to take action.

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Mental Help Net

Six-Minute Walk Test Could Help Guide Heart Failure Treatment

Distance achieved in the six-minute walk test may be a practical measure of functional capacity that guides selection of therapy for patients with heart failure, according to research published online April 9 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology .

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JD Journal

Nadeen Weybrecht Discusses the State of the Legal Market in Atlanta

Nadeen Weybrecht is a legal recruiter at BCG Attorney Search's Houston Office . She focuses on matching attorneys with employers in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Georgia, and Oklahoma metropolitan areas.

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Book TV

at Duke University: Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, "Racism without...

Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva talked about this book, "Racism without Racists," in which he argues that we do not live in a post-racial society, despite the election and re-election of President Obama.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

Book TV

at Duke University: Dan Ariely, "The (Honest) Truth About...

Duke University professor Dan Ariely sat down with Book TV to talk about his book, "The Truth About Dishonesty."

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The Victoria Advocate

Humans versus robots, drone expert advises widening career options

Cummings, an associate professor and director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory at Duke University , said a person's concept of drone technology should not be exclusively tied to targeted killing.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Chapel Hill News

Community Fundraisers: April 16.

Vivian Connell, a teacher at Phoenix Academy High School, is raising money to bring the school to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum at the end of May in Washington, D.C. Connell and museum officials are raising money to meet their goal of $20,000 for transportation, lodging and food.

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The Chronicle

DUSDAC considers rearranging food truck lineupYiyun ZhuThe Duke...

The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee deliberated Monday on what food trucks and Merchants-on-Points restaurants should be recommended to Duke Dining for next year based on a survey administered to the student body .

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