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Newswise: Two Honored for Remarkable Achievement and Outstanding Leadership in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Two Honored for Remarkable Achievement and Outstanding Leadership in Cardiothoracic Surgery

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

In recognition of exemplary efforts and steadfast service, Robert L. Kormos, MD, and Robert A. Wynbrandt, JD, each have been presented with The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2020 Distinguished Service Award at the Society’s 56th Annual Meeting.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, In the Workplace, Surgery,

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27-Jan-2020 7:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Joseph A. Dearani Elected President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Joseph A. Dearani Elected President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Cardiothoracic surgeon Joseph A. Dearani, MD, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, today was elected President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons during the organization’s 56th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, In the Workplace, Surgery,

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27-Jan-2020 7:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Keeping up with the Curies: Husband-and-wife team wins prestigious physics award

Keeping up with the Curies: Husband-and-wife team wins prestigious physics award

University of Colorado Boulder

Henry Kapteyn and Margaret Murnane have won this year's Benjamin Franklin Medal.

Channels: In the Workplace, Physics,

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27-Jan-2020 6:45 PM EST
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Top Doctors Limit Number of Tests They Order to Signal Diagnostic Prowess to Peers

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

A new study by Carey Business School researchers notes that some expert medical diagnosticians may order fewer patient tests as a way to indicate a high level of competence to their peers. They do so despite an increase in diagnostic techniques that can assess patient condition more accurately than former methods.

Channels: All Journal News, Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, In the Workplace,

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27-Jan-2020 5:10 PM EST
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How to train for a marathon

University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB orthopedic/sports medicine surgeon provides 10 useful tips on how to best train for a marathon.

Channels: All Journal News, Bone Health, Exercise and Fitness, Sports, Sports Medicine,

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27-Jan-2020 4:40 PM EST
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USC Kicks Off 50-State Election Cybersecurity Trainings on Jan. 28 in Maryland

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

The initiative, supported by Google, will provide invaluable resources to campaigns, election workers, elected officials, and concerned citizens to reinforce election cybersecurity measures through best practices and planning.

Channels: Cybersecurity, U.S. Elections News,

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Law and Public Policy

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Newswise: Study Examines Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions

Study Examines Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The CEASAR (Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Surgery and Radiation for Localized Prostate Cancer) study, coordinated by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, is a multi-site research study conducting long-term followup on men who were diagnosed with localized prostate cancer between 2011 and 2012.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Men's Health, Surgery, JAMA,

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