- It does get better for LGBT and questioning youth
“I think we should be very happy that it does get better, but I think it’s important not to forget victimization is important and happens very early,” said Michelle Birkett, the study’s lead author. “It’s not good enough to just wait. It should be tackled early on so kids don’t have to experience it.”
- Reuters Jan 29, 2015
- Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study
"High blood pressure becomes increasingly common with age. However, it does occur in younger adults, and we are seeing early onset more often recently as a result of the obesity epidemic," said study senior author Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones. He is a professor of epidemiology and cardiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.
- U.S. News & World Report Jan 27, 2015
- Cancer and bad luck
Dr. Leonidas Platanias, director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, tells us: "The fact that (the Hopkins authors) attribute certain tumors to random mutations doesn't absolutely exclude environmental or other factors that we have not well defined and may be contributing."
- Chicago Tribune Jan 23, 2015
- Portable X-ray services becoming more common
Dr. James C. Carr, a professor of radiology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, believes trained technicians using portable machines can provide quality scans for patients in rural areas or unable to move.
- Yahoo! News Jan 23, 2015
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