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"Tribalism is humans’ default mode. De-tribalizing requires effort."

"Americans’ atavistic impulses got the better of us because we grew complacent. Progressives failed to imagine that identity-mongering and victim-worshiping would not only take over the academy but could help elect Trump to the presidency. Show More Summary

'Blade Runner 2049' wins top prize from American Society of Cinematographers

Could Oscar be next for Roger Deakins, who has his 14th Academy Award nomination for the film? Angelina Jolie was also an honoree.        

Suzanne M. Olbricht, MD, FAAD, to Assume Presidency of American Academy of Dermatology

Suzanne M. Olbricht, MD, FAAD, a Boston-based dermatologist, will begin her one-year term as president of the American Academy of Dermatology on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the conclusion of the 2018 AAD Annual Meeting in San Diego.

American Academy of Dermatology to Install New Officers and Board Members

The American Academy of Dermatology will install two new officers and four new members of its board of directors on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the conclusion of the 2018 AAD Annual Meeting in San Diego.

AACAP Adopts New Policy Statement on “Conversion Therapy”

Earlier this month, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) approved a policy statement stating that “‘conversion therapies’ should not be part of any behavioral health treatment of children and adolescents.”Show More Summary

Makeup Legend Rick Baker Just Created His Own Terrifying Joker for Collectible Bust

Multi-time Academy Award winner and nominee Rick Baker (An American Werewolf in London, Michael Jackson’s Thriller) may have retired from the film industry a few years back, but if you follow Baker on social media, you know that he’s still making good use of his talents. For his latest project, he has created his own take […]

Researchers in the GW Department of Dermatology to Lecture and Present Posters at the 2018 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

Clinicians and researchers from the Department of Dermatology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences will present poster at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting starting Feb. 16.

Safe-sleep recommendations for infants have not reduced sudden deaths in newborns

An analysis of trends in sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) over the past two decades finds that the drop in such deaths that took place following release of the 1992 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) "back to sleep" recommendations, did not occur in infants in the first month of life.

Tips for Men: How to Shave

There is no shortage of men's razors and other shaving tools on the market, but do any of them offer the perfect shave? According to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, it's less about which tools you use, and more about your shaving preparation and technique.

American Academy of Home Care Medicine Applauds Extension of Independence at Home (IAH) Demonstration

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) applauds Congressional leaders for including a two-year extension of the successful Independence at Home (IAH) demonstration in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed by the President.

Kumail Nanjiani on The Big Sick Streaming on Pornhub: ‘That’s the American Dream!’

Kumail Nanjiani has finally made it. Yes, he’s nominated for an Academy Award, but his movie, The Big Sick, was also featured on one of the country’s premier websites: Pornhub. The rom-com was listed under the “interracial” category of the site, Nanjiani, The Big Sick’s co-writer and star, recounted on ... More »

BAFTA Vs. Oscar: How ‘Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool’ Captured Its Hometown Audience

If ever a film typified the difference between the BAFTAs and the Oscars, Paul McGuigan's Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool could well be the perfect case study. Entirely neglected by the American Academy, this loose biopic of the last...Show More Summary

Location, Location, Location: Where Your Breakouts Are Located & What They Say About Your Health

Share this Post Acne is the most common skin condition in the U.S. (and the most Googled).   The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says that it affects up to 50 million Americans annually.   I just want to start off by saying that I know just how frustrating recurring breakouts can be, and you’re […]

Twitter reveals how future-thinking Americans are and how that affects their decisions

Individuals who tend to think further into the future are more likely to invest money and to avoid risks, finds a new paper by psychologists at Emory University. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) published the...Show More Summary

Novel genetic variants for ADHD linked to educational attainment

(Elsevier) A study published in the February 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) reports that five novel genetic variants associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been identified by exploiting genetic overlap between ADHD and educational attainment.

Onuf and Gordon-Reed in Cambridge, 6 Feb.

On Tuesday, 6 February, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, founded in 1780 by John Adams, the Rev. Samuel Cooper, and James Bowdoin, will host a discussion titled “Jefferson, Race, and Democracy.”The speakers will be AnnetteShow More Summary

WPI Biologist Reeta Rao elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

(Worcester Polytechnic Institute) Reeta Rao, a biologist at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. She studies the biology of fungal diseases, particularly those caused...Show More Summary

11 key findings from one of the most comprehensive reports ever on the health effects of vaping

Millions of Americans vape, but little is known about the comprehensive health effects of e-cigarettes. The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine aimed to address that dearth of knowledge with a new report on e-cigs. In...Show More Summary

Walker: Daniel Cormier Doesn’t Need Jon Jones

The American Kickboxing Academy captain’s achievements will stand the test of time, no matter what happens to his chief rival, writes Anthony Walker.

A look at three diversity breakthroughs among the 2018 Oscar nominations

When the dust settled Tuesday morning after announcement of this year’s Oscar nominees, it was clear that Academy Awards voters had diversity and inclusion on their minds. Among the nominees are Pakistani American Kumail Nanjiani for “The Big Sick” (who wrote the original screenplay nominee with...

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