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  1. Scientists learn how immune cells give chase to germsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | PressReleasePoint

    How do immune cells hunt down and kill invading pathogens? Theories of the molecular mechanism that enables these cells to chase down their quarry have been around for decades, but without much supporting evidence. Jingsong Xu of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and colleagues describe the molecular reactions that allow for directed movement of neutrophils, the body's first line of defense against harmful bacteria or viruses that have entered the bloodstream.

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  2. Pizza takes a slice out of kids' health, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KAUZ

    MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 -- On the days your kids eat pizza, they likely take in more calories, fat and sodium than on other days, a new study found. On any given day in the United States in 2009-10, one in five young children and nearly one in four teens ate pizza for a meal or snack, researchers found.

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  3. Plainfield Resident Nominated for Golden Apple AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Patch.com

    Now, as the R.C. Hill Elementary School 4th grade Challenge teacher reflects on her 2015 nomination for the prestigious Golden Apple Award, she's hoping she can do the same thing for another child. "Since I started teaching, I've had one goal...truly in 25 or 35 years of teaching, if I change just one kid's life, I'm OK," she said.

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  4. American kids are eating a lot of pizza - what are the health implications?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Medical News Today

    We all love pizza. No one likes to hear anything bad about pizza. But it might be wise to keep an eye on your kids' intake of this delicious circular meal if the results of a new study published in the journal Pediatrics are to be believed.

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  5. 'Microlesions' in epilepsy discovered by novel techniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Science Daily

    Using an innovative technique combining genetic analysis and mathematical modeling with some basic sleuthing, researchers have identified previously undescribed microlesions in brain tissue from epileptic patients. The millimeter-sized abnormalities may explain why areas of the brain that appear normal can produce severe seizures in many children and adults with epilepsy.

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  6. Romeoville Teacher Nominated for Golden Apple AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Patch.com

    Now, as the R.C. Hill Elementary School 4th grade Challenge teacher reflects on her 2015 nomination for the prestigious Golden Apple Award, she's hoping she can do the same thing for another child. "Since I started teaching, I've had one goal...truly in 25 or 35 years of teaching, if I change just one kid's life, I'm OK," she said.

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  7. Experts zero in on pizza as prime target in war on childhood obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Burlington Times News

    On days when children eat pizza, they consume an average of 408 additional calories, 3 additional grams of fat and 134 additional milligrams of salt compared with their regular diet. For teens, putting pizza on the day's menu adds 624 calories, 5 grams of fat and 484 milligrams of salt.

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  8. 10 Online Graduate Engineering Programs Where Few Get InRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | US News & World Report

    At University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering, 36.6 percent of online graduate engineering applicants were accepted. The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas.

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  9. Ipsen Announces New Vice President of Sales, Patrick McKennaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | ThomasNet

    Ipsen USA is pleased to welcome the newest member of the Ipsen Team, Patrick McKenna as Vice President of Sales. He is replacing Art Tsubaki, who is now Managing Director of Ipsen Japan.

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  10. Pizza days boost kids' calorie and fat intakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Canada Online Explorer

    On any given day, a large proportion of kids and adolescents eat pizza - and on those days, they tend to eat more calories, saturated fat and sodium than they do on other days, according to data collected over the past decade in the U.S. On pizza eating days, kids ate an average of 83 more calories, and teens had an average of 230 more calories, than on non-pizza days. Kids and teens also got 3 to 5 more grams of saturated fat on pizza days, and 100 to 400 more milligrams of sodium.

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  11. Pizza is the second-highest source of calories for American childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Daily Mail

    Billy Crystal under fire for controversial claim that graphic gay sex on TV has gone 'too far' and that the industry mustn't 'shove it in our face' Gun-toting Christian mother-of-three who made 'liberal heads explode' admits cheating on her military vet husband with Tea Party member PIERS MORGAN: The American Sniper is a hero not a coward - he did his job and his job was to kill people Have the remains of Alexander the Great AND his mother Olympias been found? Experts uncover bones of a woman and two men in underground Amphipolis tomb Horrific moment woman screams her innocence before being beheaded for murdering and sexually abusing her six-year-old step-daughter in Saudi Arabia Growing anger across Muslim world over Charlie Hebdo magazine as hundreds of thousands march in Chechnya and Iranians chant 'Death to France' Italian politician condemned for tweeting that aid workers kidnapped ... (more)

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  12. Researchers Weigh in on Youth Pizza ConsumptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Mental Help Net

    On any given day in the United States in 2009 to 2010, one in five young children and nearly one in four teens ate pizza for a meal or snack, and when pizza is consumed, it makes up more than 20 percent of the daily intake of calories, according to findings reported online Jan. 19 in Pediatrics . "Given that pizza remains a highly prevalent part of children's diet, we need to make healthy pizza the norm," study author Lisa Powell, Ph.D., a professor of health policy and administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago, told HealthDay .

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  13. Health experts say kids are eating too much pizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | UPI

    A new study suggests kids are eating too much pizza, and that at least part of America's childhood obesity epidemic is to blame on the round pie of pepperoni and cheese. Researchers found that on days that young children ate pizza, they ate 408 more calories than usual.

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  14. It's 2015 and inequality looks like it's going to be here for a whileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | MetaFilter

    ... g of the minimum wage to $15 in Seattle and San Francisco , the first successful contract for University of Illinois Chicago faculty and adjuncts, and a possible step to make it easier for workers to organize .

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  15. Why Researchers Want Doctors To Start Talking To Kids About PizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | ThinkProgress

    An analysis published on Monday by the journal Pediatrics found that on days when kids eat pizza they tend to take in more calories, fat and sodium. It also found that on any given day, about 20 percent of kids eat pizza.

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  16. Interview: Allen J. Bryson on Adult EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | CNN

    Allen J. Bryson will be offering classes at Highest Good Institute eLearning Center as an online distance learning instructor. Bryson is currently an Educational Specialist and Academic Director of Pre-Graduate Programs at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Adult Education ESL which are available in trade paperback and Kindle editions wherever books are sold-stores and online.

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  17. U.S. kids eat a lot of pizza: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | New York Daily News

    Pizza is the second-highest source of calories for kids ages 2 to 18, a study out of Illinois found. While young people should eat less of it, pizza should also be made healthier, the study's author said.

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  18. Study: Pizza Cuts Into Kids' HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WBNS

    On the days your kids eat pizza, they likely take in more calories, fat and sodium than on other days, a new study found. On any given day in the United States in 2009-10, one in five young children and nearly one in four teens ate pizza for a meal or snack, researchers found .

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  19. Pizza Cuts into kids' Health, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WSAW

    On the days your kids eat pizza, they likely take in more calories, fat and sodium than on other days, a new study found. On any given day in the United States in 2009-10, one in five young children and nearly one in four teens ate pizza for a meal or snack, researchers found.

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  20. Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | HON

    On the days your kids eat pizza, they likely take in more calories, fat and sodium than on other days, a new study found. On any given day in the United States in 2009-10, one in five young children and nearly one in four teens ate pizza for a meal or snack, researchers found.

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