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Psychiatrist says calling addiction a disease is misleading : NPR

Carl Erik Fisher, psychiatrist and author of Envy: A History of Addiction. Beowulf Sheehan/Beowulf Sheehan hide caption toggle caption Beowulf Sheehan/Beowulf Sheehan Carl Erik Fisher, psychiatrist and author of Envy: A History of Addiction. Beowulf Sheehan/Beowulf Sheehan Right after graduating from medical school, Carl Erik Fisher was on top of …

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Research in 60 seconds: how taking psychedelics can be therapeutic

From solving the world’s biggest problems to investigating the potential for new discoveries, UCF researchers are at the forefront of scientific breakthroughs that aim to make an impact. Through the Research in 60 Seconds series, student and university researchers condense their complex studies into succinct summaries so you can learn …

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Over 30,000 apply for 1,242 assistant professorships in Karnataka

More than 30,000 eligible candidates applied for 1,242 assistant professorships. The Department of College Education had issued a notification to fill vacancies for assistant professors in government university colleges in October 2021. As per the notification, the entrance exams for the recruitment of assistant professor positions were scheduled for December …

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Carver School of Social Work Hosts Pinning and Hooding Ceremony | Lifestyles

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — At its December 10 pinning and hooding ceremony in the Gheens Recital Hall, Campbellsville University’s Carver School of Social Work recognized students for completing Bachelor of Work programs Social and Masters in Social Work. “Today in this pinning you go from student to professional social worker,” said …

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Is a cloth mask effective enough against the omicron variant? – Poynter

The highly transmissible variant of omicron is spreading in the United States, causing a huge spike in COVID-19 cases and overwhelming many hospital systems. In addition to urging Americans to get vaccinated and boosted, public health officials are recommending people switch from their cloth masks to higher quality medical grade …

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Vanderbilt Joins TSU, Meharry and the Congregational Health and Education Network with $ 4 Million NIH Grant to Address Social Factors

Sharon jones, assistant professor of nursing and David G. Schlundt, associate professor of psychology are participating in a collaborative research project to address health disparities and advance health equity in Nashville. The five-year term project–Engaging Partners in Caring Communities (EPICC): Building capacity to implement health promotion programs in African American …

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Which birds spread bacteria to produce?

After the E. coli spinach outbreak in 2006, farms in California’s Salinas Valley had to take action to ensure food security. The wave of concern over products contaminating wildlife has resulted in 13 percent of wetlands and riparian habitats being razed over the next few years. And it wasn’t a …

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Omicron variant accounts for almost all coronavirus cases in Arizona

The omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 is now largely dominant in Arizona, a finding some researchers have been waiting for and can now confirm with data, according to the sequencing labs at Arizona State University and TGen. As of Friday, Assistant Professor Efrem Lim’s lab at ASU’s …

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New method reveals how businesses can operate

Many companies today use experiments to collect the data that guides their strategies. This is how Facebook knows if a newsfeed change has increased user engagement, or how a bank knows if its new promotional strategy has increased deposits. But a phenomenon called interference has always made it difficult to …

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Massachusetts doctors look at throat swab for COVID testing

A home-based COVID-19 testing method that’s spreading like wildfire on social media claims people should swab their throats instead of their noses in order to get a more accurate test result. NewsCenter 5 asked three different doctors about the throat swab method, and each of them said home COVID-19 tests …

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