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Lally School of Management Set to Host Startup Business Model Day Program

For many aspiring entrepreneurs, transforming an idea into an actual product is a difficult hurdle to surmount. To help area college students move their business ideas from printed page to the global marketplace, the Lally School ofShow More Summary

Repeal of Health Law, Once Central to G.O.P., Is Side Issue in Campaigns

5 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

In a year that was supposed to be dominated by attacks on the Affordable Care Act, few Republican candidates focused on repeal or offered alternatives.

Canada imposes ban on Ebola-affected nations

Canada Imposes Visa Ban on Ebola-Hit Nations – — Breaking911 (@Breaking911) October 31, 2014 There’s been criticism of the government in the United States for keeping the borders open to travelers from Ebola-stricken nations. The CDC says to close them wouldn’t help. People would find another way in. And it would make it […]

1 dead in Virgin Galactic spaceship crash

One dead in Virgin Galactic spaceship crash — — Newsweek (@Newsweek) October 31, 2014

Wayne State's Michigan Area Health Education Center Receives $1.1 Million Grant From U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to Enhance Statewide Network of Regional Centers

The Michigan Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a Wayne State University program that seeks to increase access to quality primary care providers in underserved communities, today announced that it has been awarded a one-year, $1.16 million grant from the U.S. Show More Summary

On That Day I Left My Boyhood Behind

Susan Burnett, at Imperial College London, writes:My grandfather, Norman Marshall Woodcock, was called up on the day that war was declared in 1914. He came home five years later. For fifty years after his return he rarely spoke about what had happened, but he cried each year on Remembrance Sunday. Show More Summary

Embattled Michigan AD quits over allowing concussed quarterback to play

BREAKING: University of Michigan AD Dave Brandon will resign. (via @McMurphyESPN) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 31, 2014 The student fans and many Michigan graduates had been calling for his head. Now they’ve gotten their wish. Show More Summary

27 Hot British Baby Boy Names That Americans Haven't Discovered

Post by Laura Wattenberg. When it comes to the sound of modern boyhood, British and American parents just don't agree. American boys' names are getting more and more formal. US parents even invent new "formal" extensions for full names they consider too short. Show More Summary

Scott Phillips: You Are What You—

6 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Twenty hours before he died of an overdose, my oldest friend was interviewed on the radio. This is his story.

Friday Funny 818: Halloween

Here are 15 funny things that I've posted on my tumblr page that have been tagged with "Halloween." Josh Sundquist was recently added to the US Paralympic Soccer Team, and his costume this year reflects that. Awesome. I'm drunk justShow More Summary

Ebola Death Toll Nears 5,000

6 hours agoHealth : Healthland

The new figure suggests that the spread of the disease has slowed in West Africa. Just 30 people died from the disease in the past week versus hundreds in prior weeks

Gwyneth Paltrow Finally Learns to Live a Little, Eat Pizza and Drink -- Gasp!

Post by Maressa Brown. As we all know and roll our eyes over on the regular, Gwyneth Paltrow isn't just an actress. In the past few years, she's made it her mission to be a professional health nut, doling out wellness advice on her GOOP website about radical cleansing and even relationships ("conscious uncoupling!"). Show More Summary

WHO updates personal protective equipment guidelines for Ebola response

As part of WHO’s commitment to safety and protection of healthcare workers and patients from transmission of Ebola virus disease, WHO has conducted a formal review of personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines for healthcare workers...Show More Summary

Mind Over Matter: Psychologist Explains the Biology of Addiction

6 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Dr. Brad Lander has shown how a small part of the brain controlling motivation and pleasure is the key to understanding addictive behavior.

New Board Members Elected to American Thyroid Association

Robert C. Smallridge, M.D., will become the new ATA president, as Hossein Gharib, M.D., completes his term as president. Antonio Bianco, M.D., Ph.D., will become the new president-elect, and Victor J. Bernet, M.D. accepts the position of secretary/COO-elect. Joining the Board are three new directors: Julie Ann Sosa, M.D., Christine Spitzweg, M.D., and M. Regina Castro, M.D.

Tests Will Track Improved Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills in People with Fragile X, Down Syndromes, and Other Intellectual Disabilities

Leading researchers, funded through a new, five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), are collaborating to develop and evaluate tests designed to measure and track changes in the cognitive functioning of people who typically are difficult to assess accurately: those with an intellectual disability, formerly termed mental retardation.

Earlier Is Better When it Comes to Plastic Surgery for Children

Mark Urata, MD, chief, Division of Plastic & Maxillofacial Surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, as well as chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, discusses the future of pediatric cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. Q: What makes plastic and craniofacial surgical issues […]

Free OM and Lotus Pumpkin Carving Stencil Download – Happy Halloween!

6 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Happy Halloween! In the spirit of the holiday and pumpkin-carving season, we have for you a downloadable OM so you, too, can test your yogi’s patience while trying out your knife wielding skills. This one isn’t TOO difficult, but just...Show More Summary

Terrifying Trend: Chicago Man Detained Without Warrant in HIV Disclosure Case

Mark was preparing to meet with detectives in Chicago over allegations he failed to disclose his alleged HIV-positive status to a partner, but cops didn't want to wait for him to show up with his attorney so they sent in the Fugitive Apprehension Team to detain and jail him for 48 hours. Contributor: Todd Heywood read more

New York's Ebola Response Should be Informed by Lessons Learned Fighting HIV, but it Isn't

Unscientific Ebola policies cause the same kind of fear, stigma, and indifference as the early response to the AIDS crisis. read more

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