News tagged with school

Five-part prescription for happiness

Wouldn't it be nice for your doctor to write you a prescription for happiness? Tulane University medical alumni Drs. Carrie and Alton Barron did just that as they presented their cure for creativity to faculty members and ...

Dec 11, 2013
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Confronting secondary injuries from brain trauma

Every day, thousands of people nationwide are hospitalized or treated in emergency rooms as a result of traumatic brain injuries, from mild concussions to the most severe cases. Yet the initial incident may not be the sole ...

Dec 10, 2013
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Study shows first link between altitude and concussion

A new study shows that high school athletes playing at higher altitudes suffer fewer concussions than those closer to sea-level, a phenomenon attributed to physiological changes in the brain causing it to fit more tightly ...

Dec 09, 2013
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Promising results for Swedish cancer drug candidate

A new study conducted by scientists from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard Medical School and Karolinska Institutet in Sweden presents very promising results for the treatment of the cancer form multiple myeloma. ...

Dec 06, 2013
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New report on five-year-olds and their families

Growing Up in Ireland published new findings from the national study of almost 9,000 five-year-olds and their families. The report was recently launched by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald.

Dec 04, 2013
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Tourette Syndrome in secondary schools

Secondary school can be a stressful enough time for any teenager, but for those living with Tourette Syndrome (TS) their neurological condition can present a whole new set of challenges.

Dec 03, 2013
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School climate key to preventing bullying

To effectively prevent bullying schools need to understand positive school climate, use reliable measures to evaluate school climate and use effective prevention and intervention programs to improve the climate, a recent ...

Nov 25, 2013
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