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  1. New Study Examines the Effects of Prayer on Mental HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PsychCentral

    ... consumption, while spirituality (prayer, meditation) helps regulate emotions. Another recent study by Columbia University found that participating in regular meditation or other spiritual practice actually thickens parts of the brain's cortex, and ...

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  2. In the U.S., gun violence kills blacks at twice the rate of whitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    ... changes were small enough that they could have been due to chance, according to the research team from Columbia University and the Jacobi Medical Center in New York. The story was the same for 41 states, where the rate of firearm-related deaths was ...

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  3. Patient Capital Drives Change In EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TechCrunch

    In 2001, Arthur Levine, then president of Columbia University Teacher's College, predicted that one day faculty members would become free agents, increasingly independent of their colleges and universities. "It is only a matter of time before we see the equivalent of an academic William Morris Agency," Levine, now president of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, wrote in The Wired Tower .

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  4. Former Drug Addicts Face Lower Risk For New Temptations Than General PopulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical Daily

    ... for individuals to become readjusted to life, and in many cases depression follows. A recent study from Columbia University Medical Center in New York has given recovering addicts a bit of good news: People who manage to get clean after being ...

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  5. Caffeine Calculator Figures Out How Much Will Kill You: The Inner-Workings Of An OverdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical Daily

    ... or two to four cups of coffee per day," Dr. David Seres, associate professor of clinical medicine at Columbia University, said. Tip over that amount by just 200 to 300 mg and it's considered a heavy pour that causes side effects such as insomnia, ...

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  6. Gene linked to increased dendritic spines -- a signpost of autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Science Daily

    ... spine abnormalities, which may underlie autism. Maness's finding comes on the heels of a report from Columbia University researchers who found an overabundance of the protein MTOR in mice bred to develop a rare form of autism. By using a drug to ...

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  7. New Associate Curator at the FrickRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Artforum Intl.

    ... at the Drawing Institute at the Morgan Library & Museum, and between 2012 and 2014 was a lecturer at Columbia University. "We have tremendously enjoyed working with Aimee Ng over the past two years, and it is with great pleasure that we bring her ...

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  8. Is Tuition Reimbursement Insurance A Good Investment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Forbes.com

    ... burden on parents to financially support children well into adulthood and the student loan industry. At Columbia University's School of Journalism, I completed a Master of Arts with a concentration in business and economics. I also have 4-year-old ...

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  9. Who Really Runs Obama's Policy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wall Street Journal

    ... leadership is weak. They're confused because it's strong. Stephen Sestanovich, a professor at Columbia University and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations , is the author of "Maximalist: America in the World From Truman to Obama." He is ...

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  10. Family mealtime: The importance of how we eat, not just what we eatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... have less depression and higher self-esteem." The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, CASAColumbia, has been studying the impact of family meals for years and has surveyed thousands of American teens and their ...

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  11. Fading sight and sound turn Oakland native into a fighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | J

    After getting her bachelor's degree, she earned two graduate degrees from Columbia University, then built a thriving psychotherapy practice in New York City. She's extremely fit, teaching spinning and high-intensity training at a NYC gym.

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  12. MacArthur fellow Ai-jen Poo on why she fights for the rights of domestic workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    As a freshly-minted Columbia University graduate, Ai-jen Poo had no time to waste. For years she had been volunteering in a shelter helping battered women who were seeking protection from abusive situations.

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  13. Are smartphones making our working lives more stressful?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Raw Story

    ... t reduce activity in the hippocampus, a part of the brain we use to get from A to B. Another study, from Columbia University in New York, investigated the "Google effect" and found that people used computers as a substitute for their own memories.

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  14. talks & workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... Led by HIAS, formerly the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society. Speakers include Ahmed Adam, Sudan adviser at Columbia University. At Stanford University, Ziff Center, 565 Mayfield Ave., Stanford. 12 p.m. Free. http://www.tinyurl.com/holocaust2darfur . 'The ...

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  15. Former addicts may be at lower risk of new addictionsRead the original story

    Thursday | Reuters

    People who manage to get clean after being addicted to drugs are at lower risk of becoming addicted to something else in the future than people who never overcame the first substance use disorder, according to a new study." The results are surprising, they cut against conventional clinical lore which holds that people who stop one addiction are at increased risk of picking up a new one," said senior author Dr. Mark Olfson, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center in New York.

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  16. Is Obamacare Shrinking Your Paycheck?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Forbes.com

    ... than 100 different organizations on public policy issues. Dr. Goodman received a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University. He has taught and done research at Columbia University, Stanford University, Dartmouth University, Southern Methodist ...

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  17. A correlation was found in a sample of 21 people. I have no reason to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... the magic "p less than 0.05." Andrew Gelman is a professor of statistics and political science at Columbia University. His books include Bayesian Data Analysis; Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks; and Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State: ...

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  18. Historian Eric Foner to speak at RVCC about Underground RailroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jersey Journal

    ... which is also the title of his most recent book. Foner is the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. The program is being sponsored by RVCC's Department of Humanities, Social Science and Education as part of its annual speaker ...

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  19. Islamic State is a symptom, not the diseaseRead the original story

    Thursday | The Nation

    ... professor emeritus of history and international relations at Boston University, is currently a fellow at Columbia University. His online course "War for the Greater Middle East" goes live on September 24.

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  20. Spotlight: Dance. Nine questions with Ananya ChatterjeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    ... to figure out a way to blend those passions. Over the years -- through training with her guru, study at Columbia University in New York and in meetings with communities of women to share experiences -- Chatterjea has developed a style of abstract ...

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