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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: As Numbers Diagnosed Grow, So Does Promising Research

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Researchers at Fresno State and CSU Fullerton are among those studying better ways to prevent the most common form of dementia.

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zika, Chikungunya, Zika outbreak, Chikungunya outbreak, Public Health, predicting epidemics, Rainfall, mosquito-borne diseases

Rainfall Can Indicate That Mosquito-Borne Epidemics Will Occur Weeks Later

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A new study demonstrates that outbreaks of mosquito-borne viruses Zika and Chikungunya generally occur about three weeks after heavy rainfall. Researchers also found that Chikungunya will predominate over Zika when both circulate at the same time.

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HIV, HIV positive people, Cardiovascular care, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, statin and aspirin therapies, Statin Therapy, aspirin therapy, Heart Disease, Stroke, Diet And Exercise, Smoking Cessation

HIV-Positive Adults Are Under-Treated for Cardiovascular Problems Compared to Those Without HIV

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People with both HIV and risk factors for heart disease and stroke were less likely to be treated with cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and aspirin than patients without HIV.

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Holiday Advice, holiday drinks, Drinking Alcohol, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Addiction

Holiday Festivities Can Make It Easy to Overdo Alcohol Consumption

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The holidays generate both positive and negative emotions, and drinking is one of the methods that people often use to cope.

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California Governor Signs CSU's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program into Law

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With Governor Brown's signing of Assembly Bill 422 into law, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) becomes a permanent program offered at CSU campuses.

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Baby Boomer, Senior Citizen, Joint Replacement, Aging, fitness and seniors, sports and seniors, aging and sports, Robert Klapper

Joint Replacement Expert: Exercisers in Their 40s and 50s Should “Agercise” Their Workouts

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Sprains and strains are painful, but they can also be a blessing, says Dr. Robert Klapper, co-director of Cedars-Sinai's Joint Replacement Program. These injuries are a wake-up call -- warnings that if you keep doing what you’re doing, you could do major damage. “We need to listen to our bodies,” said Klapper, “especially as we get older.”

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Holiday Bombshells: Tact and Timing Are Keys to Delivering Surprising News at a Family Gathering

When family is gathered around the table, there are better -- and worse -- ways to deliver personal updates

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Study to Examine How Tumor Necrosis Factor Works to Reduce Intestinal Inflammation

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An investigator at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has been awarded $1.5 million by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the NIH for the study of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and its role in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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Expert from the Largest Pediatric Craniofacial Program in the U.S. Raises Awareness of Young Patients with Facial Differences and Syndromes Like Treacher Collins

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Children's Hospital Los Angeles is the largest craniofacial program for children in the country and is directed by Mark Urata, MD, DDS, chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at CHLA. He comments on Treacher Collins Syndrome and other facial differences brought to light in the new movie, "Wonder."

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CSU Campuses are Top Performers in Sustainable Campus Index

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The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a national nonprofit that empowers higher education institutions worldwide to lead the sustainability movement, has included several California State University campuses in its 2017 Sustainable Campus Index.







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