‘Although My Indian Identity Isn’t Simple, It’s Mine’: Readers on Adoption That Crosses Cultural Lines

A newborn lands in Texas foster care, removed from her Navajo mother at birth because they both tested positive for methamphetamine. The time has now come to determine where she will live permanently: with her relatives on the Navajo reservation in Arizona, or with her 3-year-old brother, Zachary, who was adopted from foster care by…

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Late-breaking science announced for TVT 2019

WHAT: The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has announced that TVT 2019, the Structural Heart Summit, will feature four studies which will be presented as Late-Breaking Science on Friday, June 14th in the Sheraton Chicago Ballroom IV- VII from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. They include the following studies: Outcomes Following Transcarotid Versus Transpical/Transaortic Access for…

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NIH grant funds $23 million study of diseases affecting people living with HIV

June 7, 2019–(BRONX, NY) –The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a seven-year, $23 million grant to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System to study HIV and the chronic illnesses that often accompany HIV infection, including cardiovascular and lung disease, diabetes, and cancer. The new grant builds on previous…

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Algorithm provides customized caffeine strategy for alertness

SAN ANTONIO – A web-based caffeine optimization tool successfully designs effective strategies to maximize alertness while avoiding excessive caffeine consumption, according to preliminary results from a new study. Using multiple sleep-deprivation and shift-work scenarios, the researchers generated caffeine-consumption guidance using the open-access tool 2B-Alert Web 2.0, and then they compared the results with the U.S.…

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nTIDE May 2019 Jobs Report: Job numbers up slightly for Americans with disabilities

IMAGE: nTIDE is a joint project of Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire Insititute on Disability. view more  East Hanover, NJ – June 7, 2019 – In contrast to recent months, job numbers improved slightly for Americans with disabilities, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler…

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Insufficient sleep linked to mental health in college students and athletes

SAN ANTONIO – Preliminary results from a new study suggest that there is a dose-response relationship between insufficient sleep and mental health symptoms in collegiate students, including varsity athletes. Results show that in adjusted models, insufficient sleep was associated with all mental health variables, and a dose-response relationship resulted when insufficient sleep was treated as…

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