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  1. a Some people may be pre-wired to be bilingualRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS News

    Some people's brains seem pre-wired to acquire a second language, new research suggests. But anyone who tries to move beyond their mother tongue will likely gain a brain boost , the small study finds.

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  2. Chicago-area construction projects total $119MRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

    ... highway surfacing and other projects totaling more than $119 million in the Chicago area. The University of Illinois Chicago campus' Daley Building will have its ventilation system upgraded in a project managed by the Illinois Capital Development ...

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  3. Protesters Pay Bail, Stay in JailRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... aren't the kind of people who want to get anyone run over." Cambron is a graduate student at University of Illinois Chicago, and Bommaraju is a health worker pursuing his PhD at UC. He says the two weren't acting recklessly and were merely ... 1 comment

  4. Some people may be pre-wired to be bilingualRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Some people's brains seem pre-wired to acquire a second language, new research suggests. But anyone who tries to move beyond their mother tongue will likely gain a brain boost, the small study finds.

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  5. Two Rival HBCUs Compete In 'The Big Showdown' Trivia Challenge At Circle City ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Switched

    Comedian Jordan Rock challenges two rival HBCUs to "The Big Showdown" trivia challenge at the 2014 Circle City Classic. Watch the first of four episodes to see which HBCU is crowned the winner.

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  6. ChromaDex bolsters IP protection around pTeroPure with memory, sun damage patentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NutraIngredients-USA

    ChromaDex has bolstered the IP protection around pTeroPure, one of its branded ingredients, with the announcement of two patents relating to pterostilbene, which are the second and third patents granted to the company on the ingredient. "It provides considerable value to use in protecting our investment in the branded ingredient by having a patent portfolio underlying it.

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  7. Survey: Two in Five Employees Missed Work Due to DepressionRead the original story

    Yesterday | HR Magazine

    Nearly a quarter of the respondents to the coalition's Impact of Depression at Work Audit reported that they had been diagnosed with depression at some point in their lifetime, and approximately 40 percent of those survey participants said that they had taken time off work to deal with their condition. Researchers for the IDeA interviewed 1,000 U.S. workers ages 16 to 64, and the study results were released Nov. 12, 2014, during the annual conference of the National Business Coalition on Health , held in Washington, D.C. "This survey provides evidence clearly demonstrating the detrimental impact of depression on the U.S. workforce and the associated stigma of the disease," said NBCH CEO Brian Klepper.

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  8. Walnut Creek Dental Office Supports Troops and Oral Health with Halloween Candy Buy-Back EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Leap

    November 26, 2014 - Walnut Creek, CA - Dr. A. Melissa Lopez of Shadelands Pediatric Dentistry offered cash and prizes to patients for trading in their Halloween candy. Kids of all ages love Halloween and Shadelands Pediatric Dentistry loves healthy smiles, which is why their office recently supported a program for the exchange of patients' Halloween candy for cash and prizes.

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  9. Grandy expects to be a hit for Mets at new Citi FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Curtis Granderson has heard how cozier Citi Field dimensions would've netted him nine more home runs last season, according to a Mets video review. But the outfielder isn't interested in playing, as he put it, "the would've, could've game."

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  10. Illinois-Chicago tops St. Xavier 87-76Read the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    Jake Wiegand scored 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the floor and grabbed 12 rebounds Tuesday night to lead the University of Illinois-Chicago over St. Xavier 87-76 in a Men Against Breast Cancer Classic game. Jay Harris added 16 points, and Tai Odiase had 11 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks for the Flames .

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  11. Oscar-Nominated Film on Prison Hospice Receives CSWE 2014 Audience Choice AwardRead the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    Edgar Barens, visiting media specialist in the Jane Addams College of Social Work's Addams Center for Social Policy and Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the recipient of the CSWE 2014 Audience Choice Award for his film Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall . The film, an Oscar nominee, portrays the care by fellow prisoners for World War II veteran Jack Hall, a terminally ill prisoner in the Iowa State Penitentiary.

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  12. Growth factor regenerates damaged nerves without sprouting new blood vesselsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Science Daily

    A growth factor can regenerate damaged peripheral nerves without causing the growth of new blood vessels -- making it a unique candidate to treat nerve damage in areas of the body where the proliferation of blood vessels would be a drawback, researchers report. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that a growth factor can regenerate damaged peripheral nerves without causing the growth of new blood vessels -- making it a unique candidate to treat nerve damage in areas of the body where the proliferation of blood vessels would be a drawback.

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  13. Sam Jacob on His New Design Studio, the Demise of FAT Architecture,...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Core77 design blog

    Occupation: I'm the principal of Sam Jacob Studio , a design, architecture and urbanism practice based in London. At the same time, I'm a professor of architecture at Yale and at the University of Illinois at Chicago; Director of Night School at the Architectural Association; and a columnist for Art Review and Dezeen.

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  14. 33 Communication Scholars Receive Awards From the National Communication AssociationRead the original story

    Tuesday | Newswise

    The National Communication Association honored 33 members with awards Saturday night at its 100th Annual Convention in Chicago. The convention celebrated a century of of teaching, research, and service within the Communication discipline.

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  15. Researcher examines effect of marital strain on caregiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Caring for a chronically ill family member can impact the caregiver's physical, biological and mental health, according to assistant professor SunWoo Kang of the South Dakota State University counseling and human development department. She analyzed the selfreported health of married, adult caregivers from the National Survey of Midlife in the United States.

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  16. Breakfast in classroom program linked to better participation, attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Medical News Today

    Schools offering Breakfast in the Classroom had higher participation in the national school breakfast program and attendance, but math and reading achievement did not differ between schools with or without BIC, according to a study published online by JAMA Pediatrics. BIC is usually served in the classroom at the start of the school day and is typically a universal free meal.

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  17. Two studies, 2 editorials put focus on school breakfasts, lunchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Science Daily

    Schools offering Breakfast in the Classroom had higher participation in the national school breakfast program and attendance, but math and reading achievement did not differ between schools with or without BIC, according to a study. Schools offering Breakfast in the Classroom had higher participation in the national school breakfast program and attendance, but math and reading achievement did not differ between schools with or without BIC, according to a study published online by JAMA Pediatrics .

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  18. New Fourth Street Clinic CEO kicks off holiday giving season with fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Deseret News

    Laura Michalski is starting her tenure as head of Utah's nonprofit that provides health care services for homeless Utahns with a request: Please include Fourth Street Clinic in your holiday giving. During the clinic's GiveOne RaiseTwo fundraising campaign Dec. 1-10, corporate and individual sponors have pledged to double all contributions to the nonprofit organization founded in 1988.

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  19. I Would Be so Thankful If Only Chicago Had an Elected School BoardRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Gapers Block

    While we all prepare to give thanks for family, friends, and loved ones, I want to pause and give thanks to the people in this city who are relentlessly trying to give us all the opportunity to have an elected school board. Because Mayor Rahm Emanuel keeps Chicago the only school district in the entire state of Illinois that does not have an elected school board.

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  20. Biancalana takes over DeKalb with core group returningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Daily Chronicle

    Monica Synett - msynett@shawmedia.com DeKalb's Rudy Lopez has posesses the ball in a scrimmage during practice at DeKalb High School on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Monica Synett - msynett@shawmedia.com DeKalb's Rudy Lopez and Cole Tucker scrimmage during practice at DeKalb High School on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

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