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Obese workers are 'less productive and may need longer rest breaks'

The researchers say their findings were so extreme that overweight people may need to take longer breaks to recover from the strains of work.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

University at Buffalo

Five named UB Distinguished Professors

BUFFALO, N.Y. Five faculty members representing the health sciences and engineering have been named University at Buffalo Distinguished Professors for 2014.

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EurekAlert!

Overweight and obese preschoolers lose more weight when parent is also treated

Primary care treatment of overweight and obese preschoolers works better when treatment targets both parent and child compared to when only the child is targeted, according to research published this week in Pediatrics and conducted at the University at Buffalo and Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

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Related Topix: Overweight, Health, Preschoolers, Family, Pediatrics, Life, Food, Nutrition

UB Reporter

Steinfeld Haker Award

"Our built environment today is more equitable and empowering to a more diverse population due to Dr. Steinfeld's work and its impact on policy, advocacy and design."

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WKBW

Big Names For UB Distinguished Speakers Series

John Oliver, Magic Johnson and Steve Wozniak are just a few of the big names taking part in the 28th Annual Distinguished Speakers Series at the University at Buffalo.

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University at Buffalo

Bringing Paul Hindemith and Aaron Copland to Buffalo

The UB Music Library has opened an exhibition, "Cameron Baird: Bringing Paul Hindemith and Aaron Copland to Buffalo," which looks at how he attracted the tremendously gifted composers to Buffalo.

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University at Buffalo

$700,000 HRSA grant to train UB advanced practice nurses

"We anticipate that at least 60 post-BS to DNP students will benefit from these funds as they prepare to become primary care nurse practitioners."

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mental Help Net

Targeting Parents Along With Overweight Kids Benefits Both

Using a behavioral intervention to target preschool-aged overweight children and their parents is efficacious for both children and parents, according to a study published online July 21 in Pediatrics .

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University at Buffalo

Undergraduate Education creates scholarship coordinator role

BUFFALO, N.Y. University at Buffalo students have received Marshall, Fulbright, Goldwater and other prestigious scholarships in the past year.

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University at Buffalo

Hot Hulu web novela 'East Los High' spans media platforms ...

"The important thing is that the audience didn't just passively watch the drama.

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WSTM-TV Syracuse

OCC and Cazenovia College announce 2+2 partnership agreement

The program will allow students to complete two years of coursework at OCC to earn an associate's degree, and then continue on at Cazenovia College to earn a bachelor's degree in two more years.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Health News Digest

Post-discharge Telephone Calls May Help Reduce Hospital Readmissions

It's an all too familiar story: a patient-specifically a patient with chronic disease-goes into the hospital to get well and is discharged only to be readmitted within 30 days.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Medicine, Nursing

University at Buffalo

UB study would examine effect of Tonawanda Coke emissions on residents, employees

Up to 38,000 residents of the city and town of Tonawanda and Grand Island would be part of the proposed Tonawanda Health Study.

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Grand Island Pennysaver

Higgins announces nearly $350,000 to University at Buffalo for nurse traineeship

Congressman Brian Higgins announced the University at Buffalo was awarded $348,945 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a nurse traineeship program.

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University at Buffalo

Legal blog shows UB Law School election-law scholar's wide impact

"As academics we can spend a lot of time thinking and writing, but if it falls in the forest and doesn't make a sound, it's not accomplishing what we hope it will accomplish."

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Related Topix: Blog News, Buffalo, NY, New York University, University of Southern California

Onward State

10 Questions With New Student Trustee Allie Goldstein

Allie Goldstein, a soon-to-be third year doctoral student studying higher eduction here, was selected to become the new student trustee by the governor's office in June and confirmed for the role in July.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

UB Reporter

Genome Research

State economic development officials last week approved spending $48 million to create a genome research center in Buffalo, part of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Buffalo Billion initiative.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WNYMedia.net

Restoring Humbolt Parkway Community Meeting July 22nd

Because of the persistence of neighbors and institutions around Humboldt Parkway, the dream of a "Green Parkway" to restore the community is coming into clearer vision.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Business Journal

UB paid Hillary Clinton $275,000 for 'Speaker Series'

Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, speaks during the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept.

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University at Buffalo

MirrorMirror wins second international award

BUFFALO, N.Y. MirrorMirror, the award-winning temporary street tent designed by University at Buffalo architecture professors Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, again has been recognized by the international design community.

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