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  1. Study shows risk for younger adults with isolated systolic hypertensionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... risk," said the study's lead author Yuichiro Yano, MD, of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. "By identifying risks in younger populations, they can be made aware of the need to ...

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  2. Texas drug cases drive record number of U.S. exonerations in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... year with the previous highest total. The registry is a project of the University of Michigan and Northwestern University law schools and has documented more than 1,500 such cases in the U.S. since 1989. The breakdown in 2014 was typical of previous ...

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  3. Chicago group mentors foster childrenRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... ago Sun-Times and the Illinois Mentoring Partnership. Jillian Sellers, the author of the story, is a Northwestern University student.

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  4. Claude Steele To Deliver One Book One Northwestern KeynoteRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Northwestern University

    ... at the University of California, Berkeley. While in town, Steele also will speak to students from Northwestern University School of Law and the Feinberg School of Medicine on the Chicago campus about how professionals can best navigate stereotype ...

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  5. NU Celebrates National Girls & Women in Sports Day on Feb. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Northwestern University

    ... 'Cats will honor doctors from Northwestern Memorial's Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University during the game against Illinois. Be the first to know what's going on with the 'Cats -- Follow @NU_Sports on Twitter and ...

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  6. A primary care, electronic health record-based strategy to promote...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Trials Journal

    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, 10th Floor, Chicago 60611, IL, USA BackgroundThe Northwestern University Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics , funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, is one of seven such centers in the USA. The thematic focus of the Northwestern CERT is `Tools for Optimizing Medication Safety.? Ensuring drug safety is essential, as many adults struggle to take medications, with estimates indicating that only half of adults take drugs as prescribed.

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  7. January Films at NorthwesternRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Northwestern University

    EVANSTON, Ill. --- Block Cinema's Winter 2015 film schedule begins on Friday, Jan. 16, with an ongoing series of contemporary documentaries programmed in conjunction with the Northwestern University School of Communication's new program, MFA in Documentary Media .

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  8. Size 22 Tess Holliday makes modeling history. A better concept of beauty?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... step toward redefining beauty as something more than the impossible Barbie Doll figure. However, Northwestern University Prof. Renee Engeln , an expert on "objectification theory," body image and the media, says in email that, "The amount of ...

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  9. Carbenes Take On A New DimensionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Chemical and Engineering News

    ... versions have been reported. A research team led by Christopher T. Check and Karl A. Scheidt of Northwestern University set out to change that situation by fusing a metal sandwich complex with an NHC framework. In doing so, they created a versatile ...

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  10. Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

    ... said study senior author Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones. He is a professor of epidemiology and cardiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. Earlier, small studies have suggested that isolated systolic high blood pressure ...

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  11. Record US exonerations driven by Texas drug casesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... year with the previous highest total. The registry is a project of the University of Michigan and Northwestern University law schools and has documented more than 1,500 such cases in the U.S. since 1989. The breakdown in 2014 was typical of previous ...

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  12. Why high cholesterol even in your 30s is a red flag for heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... diabetes and heart disease, according to the Heart and Stroke Foundation report . Last year, Northwestern University researchers also suggested that detecting high blood pressure even around 18 years old may be a warning sign for heart disease. ...

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  13. Guest Editorial: Cancer and bad luckRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

    ... thought." Dr. Leonidas Platanias, director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, tells us: "The fact that (the Hopkins authors) attribute certain tumors to random mutations doesn't absolutely exclude ...

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  14. Interesting Find for Silver NanowiresRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Overclockers Club

    ... but its mechanical properties must be better known first. To that end though, researchers at Northwestern University have made an interesting discovery. Along with being conductive and transparent, silver nanowires embedded in a polymer would likely ...

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  15. TeradataVoice: Searching For ROI In Transportation User ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... normal expectations for travelers is a welcome and timely notion," says Director Hani Mahmassani of Northwestern University's Center for Transportation.2 What would you do differently if you could see through the eyes of your customers-if you could ...

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  16. BofI Holding, Inc. Announces the Election of Uzair Dada to Its Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... various other events. Mr. Dada is a graduate of UC Berkeley and the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University. Ted Allrich, Chairman of the Board, stated, "We are pleased to have Uzair join our Board of Directors; we believe that his ...

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  17. UMBC's Division of Professional Studies Appoints Two New Graduate Program DirectorsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... Electronic Systems. Moore received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University. Moore also serves as UMBC's Assistant Graduate Program Director for the Engineering Management program. See Moore's Full ...

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  18. Depression Drug That Works in One Day Passes Key TestRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... that works faster and better than anything on the market. Naurex, a private company founded by a Northwestern University professor in Evanston, Ill., is reporting today that an experimental drug with a new biochemical way of working helped push ...

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  19. Naurex's First Orally Active Molecule, NRX-1074, Demonstrates...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... founder Joseph Moskal, Ph.D. and his colleagues at the Falk Center for Molecular Therapeutics at Northwestern University. Naurex retains exclusive worldwide development and commercialization rights for the discovery platform and all resulting ...

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  20. Civil Rights Attorney Michelle Alexander Delivers MLK KeynoteRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Northwestern University

    Celebrated civil rights attorney Michelle Alexander delivered a powerful, passionate call to a new generation Monday at Northwestern University to carry on the unfinished struggle of Martin Luther King Jr. for not just civil rights, but for "basic human rights" and equal justice for all people. Noting the "confusion and bewilderment" of many Americans over controversial recent cases of unarmed black men being shot and killed by white police officers, Alexander said she was proud of the brave young people in Ferguson, Mo., and elsewhere, who poured into the streets to protest injustice in a legal system that falls short of Dr. King's dream of equality.

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