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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.

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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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Southwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network listed No. 1 in U.S. for Medicare savings for second straight year

UT Southwestern Medical Center

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the Southwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network (SWHR) saved more than $37 million in 2018.

Channels: Healthcare, In the Workplace,

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27-Jan-2020 3:55 PM EST
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Newswise: UA Little Rock alum Wylie Cavin donates $269,000 for Bowen law school scholarships

UA Little Rock alum Wylie Cavin donates $269,000 for Bowen law school scholarships

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law is hoping his gift of nearly $270,000 will help other Arkansas law students complete their education. Wylie Cavin III, a 1986 graduate of the William H. Bowen School of Law, has donated $269,000 to the law school.

Channels: Back to School, Education,

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Newswise: AI can jump-start radiation therapy for cancer patients

AI can jump-start radiation therapy for cancer patients

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Artificial intelligence can help cancer patients start their radiation therapy sooner – and thereby decrease the odds of the cancer spreading – by instantly translating complex clinical data into an optimal plan of attack.

Channels: All Journal News, Artificial Intelligence, Cancer, Healthcare, Men's Health,

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27-Jan-2020 3:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Getting to the root of plant survival

Getting to the root of plant survival

University of Delaware

Researchers have new insight into plant survival after identifying hormones and proteins that interact to regulate root emergence. The findings may lead to the ability to control when and how many additional roots a plant can form – a key weapon in battling dry conditions caused by climate change.

Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Science, Nature, Plants, Drought, Nature (journal), All Journal News,

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Burden of health care costs greatest among low-income Americans

RAND Corporation

Higher income American households pay the most to finance the nation's health care system, but the burden of payments as a share of income is greatest among households with the lowest incomes, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, Economics, Healthcare, Nursing, Seniors, In the Home,

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The great e-scooter hack

University of Texas at San Antonio

Micromobility vehicles, such as e-scooters, zip in and out of traffic. In San Antonio alone, over 12,000 scooters are on the road. For this reason, micromobility is seen as an alleviating trend to help tackle traffic congestion.

Channels: All Journal News, Automotive, Business Ethics, Economics, Engineering, Nanotechnology, Technology, Travel and Transportation, Cybersecurity,

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