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September 2012

SexEd for Seniors

Sex reigns king over all taboo topics. Parents dread the infamous birds and bees conversation almost as much as their children do. Although sex education remains an awkward but important step for adol...

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  • Treating Children with TYPE 2 DIABETES

    The alarming increase in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) among children and adolescents has researchers scrambling for effective treatments. Amid growing evidence that the disease progresses more quic...

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  • Teaching Experience Can Expand Your Career Options

    For many doctoral candidates and postdoctoral trainees, securing a tenure-track faculty position at a college or university is essential. The reality is that you will be competing for an ever-decreasi...

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  • Downsizing Supersizes

    If New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal to ban sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces passes this month, health advocates hope obese New Yorkers and other Americans as well will get the pus...

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  • A Second Look at the Military Medical Museum

    Weird. Quirky. Eeew! Such are the knee-jerk assessments people often make when they hear about the National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM). Yes, the exhibitions include a massive human hair ball...

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