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9 hrs ago | Observer

WCA Hospital president/CEO elected to American College of Healthcare Executives Council of Regents

Betsy T. Wright, FACHE, WCA Hospital president/CEO, has been appointed to the Council of Regents, the legislative body of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Cancer Crush Cancer to be held in honor of student

Fairport High School will hold its second Cancer Crush fundraiser, just a month after the student who founded the event passed away.

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Related Topix: Fairport, NY

Medical News Today

The brain needs longer to recover from football hits; off-season doesn't allow enough time

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

University of Rochester releases study on head injuries

Researchers at the University of Rochester say student athletes involved in contact sports might need a longer recovery time than originally thought.

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The Smithfield Herald

School Notes: April 20

Talen Daniel Geib has been named to the fall semester Dean's List at the University of Rochester, where he is a sophomore majoring in economics.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Glen Rock: College News, April 18

The Glen Rock Gazette accepts only names submitted by colleges and universities for inclusion in the "College News" column.

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WHAM-AM Rochester

UofR Study: Players' Brain Injuries Don't Fully Heal in Off-Season

New research at the University of Rochester shows minor brain injuries detected in players after a season of football don't fully heal in the off-season.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

University of Rochester

Young Men of Color Envision Academic Success at Annual Symposium

WHO: Nearly 40 minority male high school students from the Rochester City School District will participate in the "Levels 2 Success" symposium, which highlights the benefits and importance of higher education, as well as how professional development plays a role in getting accepted into college.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Rochester, NY

Foster's Daily Democrat

Honorable mentions

Matthew Martin Gregoire, a junior majoring in applied music at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, has been named to the dean's list for academic achievement for the fall 2013 semester.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Suria

US college entrance test, the SAT, gets...

Getting into college in the United States will no longer hinge so much on a high school student's grasp of arcane vocabulary or obtuse mathematical formulas.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Reuters

Off-season may not be enough for football players' brains

The time between football seasons may not be enough for players' brains to recover from hard hits to their heads during games and practices, suggests a new, small study.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Circulation

Ganglionitis and Genetic Cardiac Arrhythmias: More Questions Than Answers [Editorials]

From the Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine and Department of Pathology , University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

WHEC-TV Rochester

Dr. Brad Berk to speak at Nazareth College Commencement

Dr. Berk suffered a serious spinal cord injury when he fell off his bike in 2009.

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Related Topix: Nazareth College, Emory University, University of Washington

Westminster College

Associate English Professor Publishes Essay on Author Elizabeth Bishop

Dr. Bethany Hicok , Westminster associate professor of English, was recently published in The Cambridge Companion to Elizabeth Bishop .

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Related Topix: Massachusetts

Times Recorder

Local named to dean's list at University of Rochester

Adams, a resident of Zanesville, is the daughter of Deanna Adams and Greg Adams and a graduate of Zanesville High School.

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Related Topix: Zanesville, OH

BusinessWeek

Violent Video Games Don't Make You Aggressive

To anyone who has seen the carnage of Call of Duty or the gleeful sadism of Grand Theft Auto, the connection drawn in a new psychology study between video games and aggressive behavior may not seem surprising-at least not at first.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Rochester, NY

Bellingham Herald

Finalists announced for best translated books

Bolano's "The Unknown University," translated by Laura Healy, is a poetry nominee.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Circulation

Don't Judge Books by Their Covers: Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells in Arterial Pathologies [Editorials]

From the Department of Medicine and the Marc and Ruti Bell Vascular Biology Program, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY ; and Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY Correspondence to Edward A. Fisher, MD, PhD, New York University School of Medicine, Smilow 7, ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York University, Rochester, NY

Rochester Business Journal

Breathe plans for its next location in College Town

Breathe Yoga & Juice Bar Inc. plans to open its fifth location in October in College Town, a mixed-use community next to the University of Rochester Medical Center, which is slated to open this year.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Greece, NY

University of Rochester

How are Depression and Memory Loss Connected?

Past research has long indicated that depression is a big risk factor for memory loss in aging adults.

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Related Topix: Depression, Medicine, Nursing

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