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4 hrs ago | Morris Daily Herald

IAS hosts spring gathering

CHANNAHON – Members of the public are invited to participate in the Illinois Audubon Society's Spring Gathering.

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Related Topix: Channahon, IL, Will County, IL

9 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

McHenry East grad heads to Oman to study Arabic

Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com McHenry resident and University of Illinois student, Bridget Hansen, 25, poses for a portrait outside the Richard J. Daley Library in Chicago Wednesday, April 24, 2014, Hansen will be going to Oman for two months this June to study Arabic as part of a State Department scholarship program.

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Related Topix: McHenry, IL, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Mummy, Adventure, Marquette University

14 hrs ago | Newswise

Aging and Genes: Meet and Question Researchers Live on Newswise

On the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leon scientists might actually be on the verge of a breakthrough in prolonging life.

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Related Topix: DePaul University

Wed Apr 23, 2014

University Business

Bike2Campus points to possibilities for campuses to embrace cycling

This week, the inaugural Bike2Campus Week seeks to spur students' budding interest in bicycling to reach Chicago's many university and college campuses.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government

Newkerala.com

Why massages ease muscle soreness post workouts

According to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, massage improved vascular function in people who had not exercised, suggesting that massage has benefits for people regardless of their level of physical activity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Circulation, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Tue Apr 22, 2014

SlashGear.com

Samsung vs Apple: FaceTime takes the stand

This week Samsung has gone on the offensive with their suggestion that Apple's FaceTime is a patent infringer.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

PhysOrg Weblog

Scientists pinpoint protein that could improve small cell lung cancer therapies

Approximately 15 percent of all lung cancers are small cell lung cancers , which grow rapidly and often develop resistance to chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer, Virginia Commonwealth University, Lymphoma, Oncology

Travelin' Librarian

Confronting the Myth of the 'Digital Native'

But Ms. Hargittai and Mr. King, among others, say that the familiar narrative about tech-smart young people is false.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Lincoln, NE

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Circulation

Hypoxic Response Contributes to Altered Gene Expression and...

From the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Section of Hematology/Oncology , Section of Cardiology , and Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine , Department of Medicine, Institute of Human Genetics , Department of Pediatrics , and Institute for Personalized Respiratory Medicine , University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hematology, Oncology, Genetics, Biology, Science, Chicago, IL

The Huffington Post

20 Years of Honoring Mid-Career Avant-Garde Artists

What's it like to be an avant-garde artist in a country where free expression can flourish, and not be able to earn a decent living? To be an artist who is trying to express honest, creative feelings without concern for public acceptance or commercial interests, is a tough road.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, New York, Arts, Theater

HON

Massage May Improve Blood Flow While Easing Muscle Soreness: Study

Massage therapy can help ease sore muscles and improve blood flow for people who are active as well as for those who do not exercise, a small study finds.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Circulation

Townhall

Bernardine Dohrn's Nomination For The First Circuit Court of Appeals

What are the chances that Bernardine Dohrn, the wife of Bill Ayres, and a principal signatory on the Weather Underground's " Declaration of a State of War " in May 1970 could be appointed as a judge in a Federal Court? of Law at Northwestern University School of Law .

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Related Topix: US News, First Circuit Court of Appeals, Northwestern University, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Switched

It's True: Massages Really Are Good For You

Go ahead and book that massage -- a small new study shows that massage therapy isn't just a way to relax and indulge, but it also could help you after exercise.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Circulation, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Crescent-News.com

Less-schooled white women die sooner, study finds

Barbara Gentry slowly shifts her heavy frame out of a chair and uses a walker to move the dozen feet to a chair not far from the pool table at the Buford Senior Center.

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Related Topix: African-American

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Newkerala.com

Embrace daily massage to improve health

Massage does improve vascular function in people who had not exercised, says research, suggesting that massage has benefits for people regardless of their level of physical activity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Circulation, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

BroadwayWorld.com

Harold Clurman Lab Theater to Present Zayd Dohrn's MUCKRAKERS, 5/30-7/2

The Harold Clurman Lab Theater, the professional wing of the Art of Acting Studio, is proud to present The West Coast premiere of Muckrakers by Zayd Dohrn .

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, New York

Albany Times Union

10 ways you're ruining your eyes

Sure, mom used to scold you about sitting too close to the TV, but that's not the only thing that could be hurting your eyes.

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Related Topix: 60 Minutes, Entertainment, Television

Chicago Sun-Times

Madigan wants city to unite on site for Obama library: Sweet

The team of rivals angling to land the Obama presidential library and museum - Chicago State University, the University of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago - united on Thursday to encourage the state of Illinois to appropriate $100 million for the project, to help lure it to the city.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Chicago State University, University of Chicago, US House of Representatives, Rahm Emanuel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Less-educated whites see sharp decline in life expectancy

Barbara Gentry slowly shifts her heavy frame out of a chair and uses a walker to move the dozen feet to a chair not far from the pool table at the Buford Senior Center.

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Related Topix: African-American

New York Daily News

Curtis Granderson Stadium opens its doors in Chicago

The last two days of the Mets roadtrip, Curtis Granderson was focused on healing to get back into the lineup Friday night at Citi Field.

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