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'The Devil's Violinist' a seductive take on Paganini as rock star

17 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A century before bluesman Robert Johnson's mythical confrontation at a Mississippi crossroads, another prodigious musical talent was believed to have struck a deal with the devil: Niccolo Paganini, 19th century violin virtuoso, international luminary and, according to writer-director Bernard...

Reduce the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

During Heart Month, the Cardiovascular Institute of New Jersey at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is promoting the importance of controlling high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in order to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and other related chronic disorders in adults.

Lakers make many lineup changes, will start rookie Jordan Clarkson

Coach Byron Scott made wholesale changes to the Lakers' starting lineup, benching Wesley Johnson, Ed Davis and Ronnie Price in favor of rookie Jordan Clarkson, Ryan Kelly and Robert Sacre for Friday's game against the San Antonio Sp...

What Blinken said

(Scott Johnson) We took a brief look at the comments made by Senator Robert Menendez at the Senate Foreign Relations Commitee hearing earlier this week here. The witnesses before the committee were Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Treasury Under Secretary David Cohen. Show More Summary

What Bob Menendez said

(Scott Johnson) Senator Robert Menendez is the ranking (Democratic) member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. This morning at a committee hearing he said this to Obama administration national security adviser Anthony BlinkenShow More Summary

The latest report on food marketing to kids: Healthy Eating Research

Healthy Eating Research (HER), a group sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has just released a report on food marketing to kids, an issue brief with recommendations, and an Infographic summarizing the report’s major points. The recommendations are aimed at the food industry’s voluntary guidelines for what and how junk foods can be marketed to kids. […]

Iodine: Better information about medications

I met Thomas Goetz at Google years ago and he provided me with excellent advice about my future. Then I read his book, followed his path and was glad to see him as entrepreneur-in-residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Now he came up with Iodine, a site with huge potentials. A few things they offer: […]

Review: Bill Phillippe – Ghosts

Bill Phillippe – Ghosts (Arkansas Street Records) The opening track of this CD by Bill Phillippe, a cover of Robert Johnson’s ‘Come On In This Kitchen’, is enough to confirm how adept this San Francisco-based singer and guitarist is at the classic Mississippi Delta styled blues. It is close enough to the original to ensure Bill conjures […]

‘Seinfeld’ a study in mental illness thanks to medical school’s psychiatry course

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Professor’s uncommon Psy-feld class explores behavior of sitcom’s characters before students head out for hospital rotations at Robert Wood Johnson hospital The Seinfeld character Cosmo Kramer’s loner behavior and the seemingly imaginary world he lived in made for award-winning television....

‘Seinfeld’ Being Used To Teach Psychiatric Disorders

Who knew that a show about nothing could contribute something to psychiatric care? NJ.com reports that medical students at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital are learning about psychiatric disorders through Dr. Anthony Tobia’s “Psy-feld” teaching tool. Show More Summary

Cuomo’s moment

(Scott Johnson) Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo died yesterday at the age of 82. The New York Times recalls him in the obituary by Adam Nagourney and the New York City sidebar by Sam Roberts. Cuomo was an eloquent preacher of the liberal gospel at a time when the gospel had been eclipsed by Ronald Reagan’s political and policy successes. Show More Summary

New Documents Released in Darren Wilson Grand Jury Case

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

St. Louis prosecutor Robert McCulloch released hundreds of documents from the Michael Brown grand jury case Sunday, including an interview with Dorian Johnson, who testified that Ferguson officer Darren Wilson shot Brown in the back...

Patients Given Less Blood During Transfusions Do Well

It's a simple premise -- now backed up by more evidence than ever: "Why give more blood to anyone if you can't show it benefits them?" Jeffrey Carson of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has found that for many patients, smaller...Show More Summary

Hurricane Sandy Increased Incidence of Heart Attacks and Stroke in Hardest Hit New Jersey Counties

Researchers at the Cardiovascular Institute of New Jersey at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have found evidence that Hurricane Sandy, commonly referred to as a superstorm, had a significant effect on cardiovascular events, including myocardial infarction (heart attack) and stroke, in the high-impact areas of New Jersey two weeks following the 2012 storm.

Politics roundup

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Latest Yank expatriate to get caught in IRS’s overseas tax/FATCA trap? None other than London mayor Boris Johnson [Robert Wood, Forbes] “He washes any hint of influence-peddling through the purifying font of his law firm, just as other...Show More Summary

Were Robert Johnson's 78 Sides Mastered Too Fast?

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There is no denying the cultural impact of folk blues great, Mr. Robert Johnson, but since Jon Wilde's 2010 blog post in The Guardian, there has been a public music-nerd debate simmering whether some of his sides were mastered too fast. Show More Summary

MakerNurse: Fabricating solutions to challenges on the front lines of care

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation supports MakerNurse, a community that aims to better understand what drives nurses to innovate and bring nurse making to the forefront of health care. See what they are up to. MakerNurse is collecting stories from inventive nurses across the nation to better understand what drives them to innovate and how best […]

Billionaire Bob Johnson asks a local crowd for cash

When you’re a billionaire, is it considered…indecorous to ask a roomful of moguls-in-training for money? At a reception on Monday night that’s just what billionaire businessman Robert L. Johnson was doing on behalf of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Show More Summary

Sixers sign Robert Covington, waive Chris Johnson

Sixers sign Robert Covington, waive Chris Johnson The Philadelphia 76ers signed free agent forward Robert Covington today. The first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Development League Draft by the Grand Rapids Drive, Covington is the fifth D-League to NBA “Call-Up” of the 2014-15 D-League season. In a related move, the Sixers waived Chris Johnson. As a rookie [...]

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