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Charles Stiefel Named Vice Chair of Duke Medicine Board of Visitors Victor Dzau, M.D., Chancellor of the Duke University Health System, appointed Charles Stiefel as Vice Chair of the Board of Visitors and member of the 3-person Executive Committee. The Board of Visitors assists the chancellor for health affairs, senior vi
PR.com | Nov 23, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Want to boost your brainpower? Head to the shops! Researchers find bargain hunting can improve memories in older shoppers Duke University scientists found older adults seem to need extra brainpower to make shopping decisions - and re purpose other areas of the brain (pictured) to do it.
Mail Online | Nov 22, 2014 12:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study: Volunteering can help save wildlife Participation of non-scientists as volunteers in conservation can play a significant role in saving wildlife, finds a new scientific research led by Duke University, USA, in collaboration with Wildlife Conservation Society and Centre for Wildlife Studies,
EurekAlert! | Nov 20, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Revealing political partisanship a bad idea on resumes Displaced political aides looking for a new, nonpartisan job in the wake of the midterm power shuffle may fare better if they tone down any political references on their resumes, finds a new study from Duke University.
EurekAlert! | Nov 20, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Faith Christian Academy Faith Christian Academy recognized 17 students for achieving recognition through Duke University’s Talent Identification Program. These fourth-sixth grade students achieved 95th percentile or higher on their spring Stanford Achievement Tests. Faith
The True Citizen | Nov 19, 2014 12:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Waynesboro, Georgia
Middlebury College announces first woman president By: Addison Independent MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College Board of Trustees on Tuesday announced its choice as the new president for the institution. Laurie L. Patton, a dean at Duke University, will succeed current president Ronald D. Liebo
Addison County Independent | Nov 18, 2014 6:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Middlebury, Vermont
F.C. Resident, 2010 Graduate of GMHS Dies at Age 22 Rachel Lindner Leahy, 22, died on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina, where she was being treated for liver and kidney failure as a result of a sudden and unexplained illness. Rachel grew up in Falls Church City, V
Falls Church News-Press | Nov 18, 2014 4:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Falls Church, Virginia
Duke University Hospital using technology from Dayton-area firm Duke University Hospital is using technology created by a Dayton-area technology firm. The hospital has adopted several of Riverain Technologies software products as a way to extend the diagnostic potential of a chest x-ray. The company's ClearRead techno
Dayton Business Journal | Nov 18, 2014 11:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Dayton, Ohio
Seniors draw on extra brainpower for shopping Holiday shopping can be mentally exhausting for anyone. But a new study finds that older adults seem to need extra brainpower to make shopping decisions -- especially ones that rely on memory. The Duke University study, appearing Nov. 19 in the Journal of
EurekAlert! | Nov 18, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Child hit by car in Warren County remains in coma at Duke A 9-year-old girl hit by a car Thursday night on Martin Luther King Road in Warren County is in a medically induced coma at Duke University Hospital, her grandfather told WRAL.
WRAL.com | Nov 15, 2014 5:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina