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Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Daniel B. Rodriguez, academic appointments, announcements

Daniel Rodriguez to Step Down as Law School Dean

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Daniel B. Rodriguez, dean of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, will step down as dean at the end of the 2017-18 academic year, Provost Jonathan Holloway announced today.

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Northwestern University, Affordable Care Act (ACA), Obamacare, repeal , GOP, Senate

Experts Available on Latest ACA Repeal Effort

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American Academy Of Dermatology, Dermatology, Dermatologist, Dermatology A to Z, board-certified dermatologist, AAD, Ticks, tick removal, how to remove a tick, tick prevention, how to prevent tick bites, Tick Bite, Tick Bites, Lyme Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, tick-borne disease, tick disease, Bug Bites

How to Remove a Tick and Prevent Future Bites

As tick populations grow and spread across the country, their prevalence is increasing the public’s risk for some troubling diseases. Of these diseases, say dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Powassan virus and alpha-gal syndrome—a mysterious red meat allergy—are among the most serious.

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Northwestern University, Marriage, Relationships, Book, Author

The All-or-Nothing Marriage

What does a modern marriage look like? And how can today’s couples seek personal fulfillment in their marriages while remaining committed to it for the long run? This September, Northwestern University professor and relationship expert Eli Finkel reports on his latest discovery — that although the average marriage today is struggling, the best marriages are flourishing like never before.

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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Sex Education, Children, Multimedia, Video

Olivia the Ovary, Timothy the Testis Take the Squirm Out of Reproductive Ed

Olivia the Ovary and Timothy the Testis are the dancing, jaunty stars of The New You, That’s Who, a new series of animated music videos aimed at helping kids ages 10 to 14 understand puberty and reproduction. The three videos are part of Reprotopia, a new site launched by Northwestern University that offers reproductive health education for all ages.

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Rush University Medical Center, Vizient, Quality and Accountability, academic medical centers, Hospital Ranking

Study Ranks Rush No. 4 Among 107 Leading U.S. Academic Medical Centers

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Rush University Medical Center ranked fourth among 107 leading academic medical centers in the United States, up from fifth last year, in a national study conducted by the health care services company Vizient. It is the fifth consecutive time Rush has been ranked among the top five in the annual Quality and Accountability Study and the ninth time since the University HealthSystem Consortium, now part of Vizient, began the study in 2005.

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Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), Modeling, simulation, & visualization, Supercomputing & high-performance computing

The Sublime Challenge of Jet Noise

Joe Nichols, of the University of Minnesota, is using ALCF resources to create high fidelity simulations of jet turbulence to determine how and where noise is produced. The results may lead to novel engineering designs that reduce noise over commercial flight paths and on aircraft carrier decks.

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American Pain Society Supports Passage of Marijuana Effective Studies Act

A bipartisan group of senators led by Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) has reintroduced the Marijuana Effective Studies Act of 2016 (MEDS Act), which will remove excessive regulatory barriers inhibiting researchers from obtaining marijuana plants to conduct studies assessing the drug’s medical effectiveness and safety. The American Pain Society (www.americanpainsociety.org) said today it strongly supports the legislation and a companion measure introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in July.

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Jane Addams-Hull House Exhibit Asks: How Do Shuttered CPS Schools Affect West Side?

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After CPS closed dozens of schools, exhibit looks at the affects of closures on the West Side neighborhood of Chicago.

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Rush Pediatric Primary Care Clinic Opens in North Riverside Community

Rush University Medical Center has begun offering pediatric primary care services offsite for the first time, with the opening of Rush University Children’s Hospital North Riverside. The clinic, located at 7222 W. Cermak Road, brings personalized care to meet the health needs of the community. The clinic will focus on the chronic medical conditions that disproportionately affect Latino children, including asthma and childhood obesity.







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