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Study: E-Cigarette Online Vendors Triple, Concerns Raised About Marketing, Pricing and Delivery

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Two studies by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers reveal trends in the marketing practices, pricing, delivery methods and other features of online e-cigarette vendors.

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Wolters Kluwer New Quizzing Tool Delivers Personalized Learning for Millennials and Next Generation Medical Students and Residents

Wolters Kluwer Health unveiled a quizzing engine that delivers personalized learning and on-the-go insights to support how, when and where today’s medical students want to learn. The powerful quizzing tool allows students to track progress, view results and build customized quizzes to focus their training on specific subjects, topics or areas of weakness. It’s an important addition to contemporary medical education, which supports mobile access and tailors content to ensure medical students and residents more easily learn and retain information that prepares them for clinical practice.

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Racial Profiling by Retailers Creates an Unwelcome Climate for Black Shoppers, Study Shows

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Discrimination endured by black shoppers forces them to downplay their race or shy away from an activity among the most common and celebrated in American culture, according to new research.

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Uber's Flying Taxis: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Prof Can Speak to the Media About Uber's Big Plans

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Innovation & New Technology Showcase Returns to ACI Convention

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Innovative products and chemistries within the cleaning product supply chain will be highlighted at the 2018 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting & Industry Convention.

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University of Virginia Darden School of Business, University of Virginia Darden, UVA Darden School of Business, UVA Darden, cool imagery, COOL, Theory of coolness, Autonomy, Authenticity, Attitude, Association, Originality, product develoment, Marketing, Lalin Anik

How to Be Cool

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What makes a product or person “cool”? Darden Professor Lalin Anik, Johnny Miles (MBA ’17) and Ryan Hauser present a theory of coolness and explain four traits that contribute to coolness.

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Is It Time to Silence Christmas Radio? SJU Marketing Professor Says, "Radio Finds a New Life at Christmas Due to Nostalgia, Tradition and Convenience. It's the Super Bowl of Radio."

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Babson College to Host First International Rocket Pitch in Chile

Babson College will host its first-ever international Rocket Pitch competition at Municipalidad de Vitacura in Santiago, Chile, on Thursday, November 23, 2017.

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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As Pollution Skyrockets in India, Health Care Costs Poised to Mount







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