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21 hrs ago | Circulation

Impact of Time of Presentation on Process Performance and Outcomes in ...

From the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City ; Duke University Medical Center and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC ; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA ; University of California, Los Angeles ; and NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL . Correspondence to Jorge F. Saucedo, MD, NorthShore University Health System, 2650 Ridge Ave, Walgreen Bldg, 3rd Floor, Evanston, IL 60201.

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Related Topix: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Evanston, IL, Heart Attack, Health

Yesterday | CNN

A hundred years ago: The 'Golden Age' of poster design

"Alan Kitching and Monotype: Celebrating the centenary of five pioneers of the poster," an upcoming exhibition at the London College of Communication, celebrates the five most memorable poster artists of the last century. We look back on some of their most exceptional works.

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Yesterday | River Front Times

Missouri Would Earn $23 Million Next Year By Legalizing Gay Marriage: Study

If same-sex marriage became legal in Missouri tomorrow, gay couples marrying in the state would bring in more than $36.6 million in three years, including $23 million in the first year alone, according to a new study .

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Related Topix: Wedding, Missouri, Gay/Lesbian

Yesterday | Medical News Today

Battling modern threats to food, land and health with applied evolutionary biology

The age of the Anthropocene - the scientific name given to our current geologic age - is dominated by human impacts on our environment. A warming climate.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, UC Davis, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Diabetes, Health

Mon Sep 15, 2014

ConsortiumInfo.org

OECD unveils public sector innovation portal

The Standards News Portal is updated on a daily basis to bring you the most important news about standards - how they are created, how they affect you - and who's doing what to whom. The Standards News Portal was launched in February 2002 and currently contains 7592 categorized, searchable articles, perhaps the largest archive of its type in existence.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

Planetizen

Report: Out-Migration Grows in Seattle and Portland

The findings of a new report from United Van Lines along with Michael Stoll, an economist at University of California Los Angeles, show surprising trends from this summer's prime moving months, especially in the Pacific Northwest. Gene Balk reports on the findings of the United Van Lines Summer Long-Distance Moving Trends Study, which had surprising news for the the boomtown of Seattle.

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Korea Herald

Ebola survivors' blood may carry risks as remedy

Two American doctors sickened by Ebola have been given blood transfusions from survivors, a technique the World Health Organization advocates but that experts say carries some risks. Ebola has killed more than 2,400 people, about half of those infected in the latest outbreak sweeping the West African nations of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria.

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University of Cincinnati

The American Constitution in a changing America.

Polarization in Congress and the nation's politics. Elections, campaign contributions, and money.

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Glenview Announcements

GBS grad films, directs a documentary on "Jeopardy"

From filming a Costa Rica village largely relying on the legal harvest of turtles for food, to how people perceive historical events and the story of an Orthodox Jew's path to Judaism. Drucker, a 2001 graduate of Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, also has won several film awards, such as Two Best of Fest Documentary Awards at DOC NYC film festival in 2011, among others.

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Related Topix: Glenview, IL, Asian-American

ConsortiumInfo.org

Consortium to focus on developing a new architecture for the internet

The Standards News Portal is updated on a daily basis to bring you the most important news about standards - how they are created, how they affect you - and who's doing what to whom. The Standards News Portal was launched in February 2002 and currently contains 7588 categorized, searchable articles, perhaps the largest archive of its type in existence.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

USA Today

Schizophrenia is eight different diseases, not one

New research shows that schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight distinct disorders, each caused by changes in clusters of genes that lead to different sets of symptoms. Schizophrenia is eight different diseases, not one New research shows that schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight distinct disorders, each caused by changes in clusters of genes that lead to different sets of symptoms.

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Related Topix: Schizophrenia, Medicine, Health, Psychiatry, Genetics

KBCI CBS 2

Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task

A Pennsylvania State Trooper walks by a state police vehicle on Route 402 on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 in Blooming Grove Township, Pa.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NorCalBlogs

NSF says the best way to deal with a warming climate is to evolve with it

The age of the Anthropocene-the scientific name given to our current geologic age-is dominated by human impacts on our environment. A warming climate.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, UC Davis, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Fri Sep 12, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Police force diversity is crucial to building bridges with minority communities, leaders say

The graduating police cadets stood straight in the banquet room, wearing their most serious stares. The holsters on their belts would soon hold guns.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough County, FL, St. Petersburg, FL, Pinellas County, FL

PhysOrg Weblog

Using Ebola survivors' blood as remedy may carry risks

A scanning electron micrograph of Ebola virus budding from a cell . Credit: NIAID Two American doctors sickened by Ebola have been given blood transfusions from survivors, a technique the World Health Organization advocates but that experts say carries some risks.

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Circulation

Developmental Heterogeneity of Cardiac Fibroblasts Does Not Predict...

From the Departments of Pathology and Developmental Biology, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA ; Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, and Broad Stem Cell Research Center, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine ; and Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Department of Medicine and Department of Biology , Stanford University, CA. Correspondence to Reza Ardehali, MD, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, and Broad Stem Cell Research Center, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology, Stanford University

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Resident

Americans Move To Chicago, Washington, D.C. And Atlanta This Summer

On the heels of a busy residential moving season, United Van Lines today announced the findings of its Summer Long-Distance Moving Trends Study, indicating that Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta are the most popular moving destinations. A survey of United Van Lines customers moving to the top destination cities revealed that most moved for a new job or corporate transfer.

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Breitbart.com

Study Suggests Hollywood May Not Be Gay-Friendly After All

A recent study conducted by the Williams Institute at University of California, Los Angeles contradicted Hollywood's flamboyant acceptance towards the gay community. SAG-AFTRA's LGBT Committee played a major role in the experiment that united 5,700 of its members to contribute to focus groups and surveys to tackle the inequality challenges and lack of employment opportunities that LGBT actors reportedly face.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

Business Journal

UCLA Anderson: Expect more slow growth in California

California's economy can expect more slow, "unexceptional" growth over the next two years, according to the quarterly Anderson Forecast from University of California Los Angeles. California's economy can expect more slow, "unexceptional" growth over the next two years, according to the quarterly Anderson Forecast from University of California Los Angeles .

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Medical News Today

Sleep apnea: weaker brain blood flow damages the brain

Around 10% of adults contend with obstructive sleep apnea, a condition characterized by symptoms of brain dysfunction such as extreme daytime sleepiness, depression, anxiety and memory problems. Now, a new study published in PLOS One suggests the damage done in the brains of sleep apnea sufferers is down to weaker brain blood flow.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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