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1 hr ago | Switched

What Your Hands Can Reveal About Your Health

You don't have to go to a palm reader to learn about your future. Pay attention to the state of your mitts-your nails, skin, and fingers can indicate all kinds of conditions and issues all by themselves.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, Oncology, Dermatology, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis

5 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

Doctoral candidate receives PEO Scholar

Above, P.E.O. Chapter N President Joan Starr, Scholar Awards winner Carol Gianessi and P.E.O. Chapter N Scholar Awards Chairman Jeanne Fredericks.


Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, University of Pennsylvania, New Haven, CT

9 hrs ago | The Whitworthian

Whitworth among top 10 private schools in Pacific Northwest on...

Whitworth has landed once again on Forbes ' annual rankings of the top undergraduate institutions in the United States.


Related Topix: Williams College, Stanford University, Princeton University, Swarthmore College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

10 hrs ago |

Photo: Allison Williams Shares Peter Pan Photo on Instagram

NBC announced today that "Girls" star and classically trained singer Allison Williams has been cast as the iconic title character in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of "Peter Pan Live!" Today, Williams turned to Instagram to share a very early photo of herself dressed as the iconic character along with the caption: "Thrilled to be playing Peter Pan live on ... (more)


Related Topix: Girls, Entertainment, Television, Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Allison Williams, Emmy Awards, The Mindy Project

13 hrs ago | Project Syndicate

The Sino-American Trust Deficit

Stephen S. Roach, former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia and the firm's chief economist, is a senior fellow at Yale University's Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and a senior lecturer at Yale's School of Management.


Related Topix: Opinion

15 hrs ago | Fox News

Government spending $200,000 to study 'gender bias' on Wikipedia

The government has awarded two grants for collaborative research to professors at Yale University and New York University to study what the researchers describe as "systematic gender bias" in the online encyclopedia.


Related Topix: New York University, Conservative Political News, US News

19 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

The Million-Dollar Map ThiefBy Nick Romeo

After stealing 97 rare maps, serial map thief E. Forbes Smiley III was caught in the act.


Related Topix: Libraries

20 hrs ago | Circulation

Place of Residence and Outcomes of Patients With Heart Failure:...

From the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital, CT ; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine , Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine , Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences , Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department ... (more)


Related Topix: New Haven, CT, University of Missouri Kansas City, Tufts University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BRA nominee was fired as head of architectural college

The mayor's first appointment to the Boston Redevelopment Authority board, Theodore Landsmark, was fired as president of Boston Architectural College last week, according to people briefed on his dismissal.


Related Topix: Boston University


Former U.S. POW Bergdahl soon to be questioned by Army general

Freed U.S. prisoner-of-war Bowe Bergdahl is expected to submit to questioning next week by the U.S. Army general probing the circumstances that led to the his 2009 capture by the Taliban, Bergdahl's attorney said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Army, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp


The Design Battle to Sell and to Stop Smoking

In terms of breadth and controversy, two 20th-century advertising campaigns are almost unrivaled: the drive to sell cigarettes and the backlash to get people to stop smoking.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

Hamilton County News

Health network signs an ob-gyn

Hudson Headwaters Health Network announces that women's care specialist Dr. Sereena Coombes has joined its North Country Obstetrics & Gynecology group.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center


A brief history of climate panic and crisis both warming and cooling

From But Now You Know . There is most certainly a pattern to climate changea but it's not what you may think: 120 years, climate "scientists" have been claiming that the climate was going to kill usa but they have kept switching whether it was a coming ice age, or global warming.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Geology, Science

Hotter Than July Conference Focuses On Past, Future Of Detroit's African American LGBT Community

Nearly 60 people attended Hotter Than July's annual Gathering on LGBT Issues Friday.


Related Topix: African-American, Michigan State University, State University, AR, Gay/Lesbian

Henley Standard

Director of music becomes student at Yale

THE director of music at St Mary's Church in Henley has left for America. Jonathan White, 31, held the role for three years and was previously a music tutor at Oxford University.


Medical News Today

Combination nicotine replacement therapy boosts success rate for smokers looking to quit

Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a study published online ahead of print in the Journal of Smoking Cessation.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medical University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina, South Carolina

Your Leek Paper

Moorlands Sixth Form student is heading off to Yale University

Lizzie Casey from Moorlands Sixth Form College, in Cheadle, will be packing her bags and heading across the Atlantic this autumn to start university in New Haven, Connecticut thanks to a Sutton Trust summer school programme and the support of her college.


Related Topix: Staffordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, New Haven, CT,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Why the State - Is Still Incredibly Weak'

It has no place on official maps, but parts of Myanmar fall within a geographical zone described by some Southeast Asia scholars as Zomia.


Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News

Connecticut Post

Noted historian David B. Davis, of Orange, received the National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama Monday during ceremonies at the White House.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Cornell University


Read the CliffsNotes critique of an Ivy League education

A former English professor at Yale University turns on his former employer in the latest issue of The New Republic , claiming an Ivy League education turns students into zombies "content to color within the lines that their education had marked out for them."