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Newswise: Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives HEED Award for Excellence in Diversity

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives HEED Award for Excellence in Diversity

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has received the 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

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21-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Beverly Davidson, PhD, Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

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Beverly Davidson, PhD, Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Beverly L. Davidson, PhD, director of the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. She is being recognized for her role in developing innovative therapies for fatal, inherited brain disorders.

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21-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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UCI vision scientist Krzysztof Palczewski elected to National Academy of Medicine

University of California, Irvine

Krzysztof Palczewski, the Irving H. Leopold Chair in Ophthalmology and a professor of physiology & biophysics at the University of California, Irvine, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest distinctions accorded to professionals in the medical sciences, healthcare and public health.

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Article ID: 721076

Journal of Athletic Training Releases Special Thematic Issue Focused on Youth Sport Specialization

National Athletic Trainers' Association

Kicking off National Youth Sport Specialization Awareness Week (third full week in October) the Journal of Athletic Training, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s (NATA) scientific publication, released today a special thematic issue focused on youth sport specialization. Youth sport specialization is intensive year-round participation in a single sport, often at the exclusion of other sports. The themed issue looks at the $15.3 billion youth sports industry1 and this increasingly hot topic as it pertains to general and sports-specific physical health, effects on public health, psychosocial well-being and burnout. The issue also addresses specialization in specific settings, such as club sports.

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Article ID: 721061

Closures affect 1 in 8 pharmacies in the US

University of Illinois at Chicago

From 2009 to 2015 9,654 pharmacies closed. According to new research, independent pharmacies in both urban and rural areas were three times more likely to close than chain pharmacies.

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Study suggests why some US football players have higher cardiovascular risk

Massachusetts General Hospital

Research has shown that while elite athletes overall are at decreased risk of death from cardiovascular problems, a certain group of athletes -- football linemen in the United States

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21-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Six Penn Faculty Members Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Six faculty members from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the nation's highest honors in biomedicine.

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21-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Images Offer Most Detailed Glimpse Yet Into How Skin Senses Temperature

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Columbia University researchers have captured new images of a temperature-sensing molecule in its open, intermediate, and closed states.

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15-Oct-2019 4:20 PM EDT
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Newswise: George Demiris, PhD, FACMI, Elected for Membership to the National Academy of Medicine

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George Demiris, PhD, FACMI, Elected for Membership to the National Academy of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Election to the National Academy of Medicine is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

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21-Oct-2019 10:35 AM EDT
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