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Eating and Tweeting: What Social Media Reveals about Neighborhood Attitudes on Food

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Whether it be arguments about the merits of pumpkin spice or who makes the best chicken sandwich, food is an ever-popular subject on social media. Michigan Medicine researchers turned to Twitter to see what this online culinary discussion reveals about the people behind the posts, and whether the platform could serve as a real-time tool for assessing information valuable to public health researchers.

Channels: All Journal News, Food and Water Safety, Food Science, Health Food, Nutrition, Obesity, Public Health, Social Media,

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20-Nov-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Hubble Studies Gamma-Ray Burst with the Highest Energy Ever Seen

Hubble Studies Gamma-Ray Burst with the Highest Energy Ever Seen

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has given astronomers a peek at the location of the most energetic outburst ever seen in the universe—a blast of gamma-rays a trillion times more powerful than visible light. That’s because in a few seconds the gamma-ray burst (GRB) emitted more energy than the Sun will provide over its entire 10-billion year life.

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20-Nov-2019 1:00 PM EST
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American Society of Anesthesiologists Applauds New Hampshire Medical Board’s Prohibition of Medical Title Manipulation

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) commends the New Hampshire Board of Medicine’s unanimous vote to prohibit the use of the term “anesthesiologist” unless licensed by the board of medicine.

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20-Nov-2019 12:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Rutgers Professor on How Harriet Tubman “Came to Slay”

Rutgers Professor on How Harriet Tubman “Came to Slay”

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

With the release of the film Harriet, Rutgers scholar Erica Armstrong Dunbar said it’s a good time to shed light on Tubman’s life not only as the famed Underground Railroad conductor, but as a sister, a daughter, a wife, a mother and a woman.

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20-Nov-2019 12:35 PM EST
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'Fuzzy Logic' System May Help Neonatal Nurses Prevent IV Catheter Failure

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

A "fuzzy logic" alarm system may help nurses in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) predict impending catheter infusion failure – and prevent complications in critically ill newborns, reports a study in the October issue of Advances in Neonatal Care, official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Channels: All Journal News, Artificial Intelligence, Children's Health, Healthcare, Nanotechnology, Nursing,

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20-Nov-2019 12:30 PM EST
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Two life threatening problems, one surgery

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Juan Cueto did not feel sick, but he was losing weight rapidly and was devastated with the knowledge that he had two life threatening diseases, cancer and a liver disease.

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20-Nov-2019 12:25 PM EST
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Newswise: A new link between migraines, opioid overuse may be key to treating pain

A new link between migraines, opioid overuse may be key to treating pain

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers have discovered that a peptide links together migraine pain and pain induced by opioid overuse.

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20-Nov-2019 12:10 PM EST
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