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46 min ago | Medical News Today

Correct removal of personal protective equipment is critical to...

Personal protective equipment designed to shield health care workers from contaminated body fluids of Ebola patients is not enough to prevent transmission, according to a commentary published early online in Annals of Internal Medicine .


Related Topix: Health

1 hr ago | SeacoastOnline

Take a guess, win a prize

He was born and raised in Puerto Rico. At 6 he began playing percussion. At 16 he took up the Marimba.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, North Carolina

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Georgetown Times

Anna E. Martin weds Hamer G. Tucker

Anna Elizabeth Martin and Hamer Gibson Tucker were united in marriage on Sat., Aug. 23, 2014, at Georgetown Presbyterian Church in Georgetown.


Related Topix: Wedding

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: 18th Annual Venture Smith Day

The 18th annual Venture Smith Day festivities will be held in the cemetery at the First Church of Christ, 499 Town St. , East Haddam on Saturday, Sept.


Related Topix: Haddam, CT, East Haddam, CT, Yale University, New London, CT

Capital Soup

Governor Scott Appoints Lester B. Bass to the Duval County Court

Bass, 51, of Jacksonville has been a General Magistrate and Hearing Officer in the Fourth Judicial Circuit since 2003.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Duval County, FL, Hillsborough County, FL, University, FL

Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret man to lead ethics commission

Gov. Pat McCrory has selected George Wainwright Jr. as the chairman of the State Ethics Commission, the governor's office announced this week.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Chapel Hill, NC, Wake Forest University

Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret judge appointed

Gov. Pat McCrory announced recently that he will appoint Judge R.N. "Bob" Hunter Jr. as a justice on the Supreme Court.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Morehead City, NC, Greensboro, NC, Chapel Hill, NC

American Legion Magazine

Student veterans share transition experiences

Student veterans Chris Johnson, Keith Jones, Lacy Evans and Aaron Harper share their experiences of transitioning to school from the military during The American Legion's Education Symposium on Aug. 26 at the 96th National Convention.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina, US Military, US Army, Camp Lejeune

Local Tech Wire

UNC doubles tech licensing revenue to record $7.9M

Licensing technologies created at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill generated $7,932,921 in income for the university in fiscal year 2014, more than double the highest amount of royalty income Carolina has received in a single year.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Science / Technology, Inventions

Tue Aug 26, 2014

US News & World Report

10 Least Expensive Public Medical Schools for In-State Students

Among the 10 public medical schools with the lowest in-state tuition and fees, the average cost for in-state students was $19,581.


Related Topix: North Carolina

Annals Of Internal Medicine

My Kind of Medicine

Current Occupation: Director of Clinical Research Director of Plasma Cell Disorders Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Levine Cancer Institute Charlotte, North Carolina Cancer-one of the most emotionally-charged words in the English language-is a frightening diagnosis and a debilitating disease.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Oncology, Medicine, Hematology, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences

St. Augustine Record

Flagler's 'Rights Revolution' lecture series kicks off with focus on women

The Community Lecture Series returns to Flagler College this fall, according to a Flagler College press release.


Related Topix: Flagler College, Ponce de Leon, FL


Even normal-weight teens can have dangerous eating disorders

Teenagers do not need to be rail thin to be practicing the dangerous eating behaviors associated with anorexia, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Australia, World News, North Carolina


Angry, scared and hungry: Inside the Ebola 'quarantine zone'

A red rope guarded by police marks the "quarantine line" around the West Point slum in the Liberian capital, Monrovia.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, North Carolina

Creative Loafing

Police and racism: The truth is in the numbers

Kimberly Easley's home sits off a hilly street in a quiet corner of Mooresville.


Related Topix: Mooresville, NC, Violent Crime

Tech Review

A Headset Meant to Make Augmented Reality Less of a Gimmick

Maimone, a PhD student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is developing a new kind of head-worn display that could make augmented reality -whereby digital objects or pieces of information are overlaid on the real world via a screen-significantly more immersive.


Related Topix: North Carolina

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bladen Journal

Hardee, Reynolds

Mr. and Mrs. James Daryl Hardee of White Lake announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Blair to Ryan Christopher Reynolds, son of Peter and Cindy Reynolds of Raleigh.


Related Topix: White Lake, NC, Wedding, Chapel Hill, NC, Medicine, Nursing


Atrial Fibrillation and Cognitive Decline-The Role of Subclinical...

From the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis ; Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ; Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD ; Queensland Clinical Trials and ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Australia, World News, University of Mississippi


Clinical Results Presented for Trovagene's Urine-Based High-Risk HPV Assay.

Trovagene, Inc. , a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that results from two independent clinical studies were presented at the 29th International Papillomavirus Conference.


Related Topix: HPV, Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, North Carolina

The Robesonian

Top teacher takes trip to Japan

Fairmont High School teacher Ashley Berdeau arrives in Japan. Her visit to the Land of the Rising Sun was part of her prize after being declared Teacher of the Year by the Public Schools of Robeson County.


Related Topix: Robeson County, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, St. Pauls, NC, World News, Japan