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  1. Small fraction of students attended schools with USDA nutrition componentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Science Daily

    If the latest US Department of Agriculture standards for school meals and food sold in other venues such as vending machines and snack bars are fully implemented, there is potential to substantially improve school nutrition because only a small fraction of students attended schools with five USDA healthy nutritional components in place from 2008 through 2012, according to a study.


  2. Digital Learning Research NetworkRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Elearnspace

    Higher education is digitizing. All aspects of it, including administration, teaching/learning, and research.


  3. Increased Microvascularization and Vessel Permeability Associate With ...Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Circulation

    From the Heart and Vascular Institute , Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Division, Department of Radiology , Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Center for Systems Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital , Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; and Divisions of Nuclear Medicine, Cardiothoracic Imaging, and Cardiovascular Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor . Correspondence to Peter Libby, MD, Heart and Vascular Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 77 Ave Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115.


  4. Pain from rejection and physical pain may not be so similar after allRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Over the last decade, neuroscientists have largely come to believe that physical pain and social pain are processed by the brain in the same way. But a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder shows that the two kinds of pain actually use distinct neural circuits, a finding that could lead to more targeted treatments and a better understanding of how the two kinds of pain interact.


  5. New oral medication shows promise in treating fibromyalgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Medical News

    A new oral medication known as IMC-1, developed by Innovative Med Concepts, proved highly effective at reducing pain and other symptoms of fibromyalgia in patients in a recent clinical trial. Detailed results of the randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled Phase II study, known as PRID-201, were presented today at the 2014 American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Boston by William L. Pridgen, M.D., FACS, founder and CEO of Innovative Med Concepts.


  6. UT Arlington to lead $1.6 million research project focused on digital learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | ECNmag

    The Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Lab at UT Arlington has been chosen to lead a $1.6 million initiative to connect and support researchers across the country as they examine digital learning's effect on higher education today and in the future. The new Digital Learning Research Network is funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


  7. U of M architecture dean encourages John Hay students to storm barriers in a field dominated by white malesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 |

    ... were black. Ponce de Leon, dean of the Taubman College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor , wanted to inspire the students to enter a field in which the vast majority of practitioners don't look like them. ...


  8. Tomsky named local district ranger for Prescott National ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Daily Courier

    Special to the Courier Sarah Tomsky has been named District Ranger for the Bradshaw Ranger District of the Prescott National Forest . Most recently Tomsky has served as Deputy District Ranger on the Mammoth and Mono Lake districts of the Inyo National Forest in Lee Vining, Calif.


  9. Predicting risk of hospital and emergency department use for home...Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | BioMed Central

    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare Center, 300 NIB, 933 NW, Ann Arbor 48109, MI, USA BackgroundOlder adults remain the highest utilization group with unplanned visits to emergency departments and hospital admissions. Many have considered what leads to this high utilization and the answers provided have depended upon the independent measures available in the datasets used.


  10. Resistance to recommending exercise in hypertension?Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Journal of Human Hypertension

    Correspondence: Dr JB Byrd, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan North Campus Research Complex, 2800 Plymouth Road, Room 20-209W University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800, USA. E-mail: A broad consensus exists regarding the importance of exercise in the treatment of hypertension.


  11. John Pelizzari named to Chemical Financial Corp.'s Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 |

    John Pelizzari, chief operating officer of Burnette Foods Inc. and former chairman of the board of Northwestern Bancorp Inc. , has been appointed to the Chemical Financial Corp. Board of Directors. His appointment, which was effective Nov. 1, increases the board's membership to 12, according to a Chemical Financial Corp. news release.


  12. Teacher Training Is A Ridiculously Easy Way To Ace College, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Switched

    Majoring in education is an easy route to high college grades and graduation, says a new report that calls for higher standards in teacher preparation programs. The National Center for Teaching Quality, a Washington-based think tank and advocacy group, says in a report released Wednesday titled, "Training Our Future Teachers: Easy A's and What's Behind Them," that the incredible ease of performing well in teacher preparation programs goes far beyond the grade inflation it says pervades higher education.


  13. Functional Disability and Cognitive Impairment After Hospitalization...Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Circulation

    From the Department of Internal Medicine and the Department of Neurology and the Stroke Program , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MI ; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle ; and Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor . Correspondence to Deborah A. Levine, MD, MPH, Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan, North Campus Research Complex, 2800 Plymouth Rd, Bldg 16, Room 430W, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.


  14. Contamination plagues some microbiome studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Science

    Five years ago, Susannah Salter and her colleagues swabbed the throats of 20 infants monthly until the children reached 2 years old-and documented a remarkable change. By sequencing the swabs' DNA, Salter, a microbiologist at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Hinxton, U.K., learned that infants and toddlers have quite different microbial communities in their throats.


  15. Top 50 law faculties, 2014 editionRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

    With 355 votes, we now know the truth; note that some ordinal gaps reflect very small vote differentials , while others reflect larger ones . You can get a sense of the attempt at strategic voting by noting, especially further down the list, how many rated their school better than Yale.


  16. New White House LGBT liaison namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Washington Blade

    A new White House liaison to the LGBT community has started in her role on Monday, the Washington Blade has learned. On Monday, a White House official said Aditi Hardikar started on the same day as the new associate director of public engagement in the White House Office of Public Engagement.


  17. A 'Purpose in Life' May Extend YoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | MedlinePlus

    Another study finds that having a sense of meaning and purpose in your life might do more than just give you focus -- it might help you live longer, too. The study, involving more than 9,000 British people averaging 65 years of age, found that those who professed to feeling worthwhile and having a sense of purpose in life were less likely to die during the more than eight years the researchers tracked them.


  18. China seeks West's help in returning corrupt officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Alan Bollard, Apec's secretariat executive director, says an anti-corruption network is being set up which will share information on cases. Photo / AP China wants foreign help in its "fox hunt" for corrupt officials who have fled the country and stashed their ill-gotten loot abroad, but misgivings about Chinese justice may deter the United States and other nations from wholeheartedly joining the chase.


  19. Illinois Jump$tart Coalition Hosts Financial Literacy Award Reception & BenefitRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | PR Log

    PRLog - Nov. 5, 2014 - CHICAGO -- Illinois Jump$tart Coalition , an affiliate of the nation's leading advocate for youth financial education, the National Jump$tart Coalition, is hosting their second annual holiday award reception and benefit to celebrate the students, teachers and advocates who are advancing the cause of youth financial education in Illinois. The event will take place on Monday, November 17 from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Wishbone Restaurant, 1001 W. Washington St., Chicago.


  20. My lizard persona depends on my neighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | New Scientist

    LIZARDS are famed for a rather extreme escape tactic - they shed their tails to avoid predation. But for Erhard's wall lizard, found across Greece's Cyclades islands, its tendency to jettison the tail - and indeed its tolerance for disturbance - depends on which island it lives on.