Salon – Points to a Bloomberg story in which Liming Bao, associate professor of pathology, is quoted on a study that found air pollution in China led to genetic changes in children.
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Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News – Quotes Douglas Robertson on a new study that looked at screening methods for colorectal cancer (CRC) that reduced mortality risks by 32 percent with annual screening and 22 percent with biennial screening.
NPR – Quotes W. Gregory Feero, assistant professor of community and family medicine at the Maine-Dartmouth facility. Feero wrote an editorial accompanying a Stanford study that examined new DNA technology.
Irish Medical Times – US researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth conducted a telephone survey in 2003 of 6,522 boys and girls (ages 10 to 14 years) to ask about bedroom televisions.
The Concord Monitor – In this op-ed, Leslie Henderson, a professor of physiology and of biochemistry, and senior associate dean for faculty affairs, responds to a recent Bloomberg opinion piece that suggests large endowments of elite colleges result in professors who “obscure research that no one uses or reads.”
NPR -During yesterday’s broadcast, NPR’s Morning Edition discussed research from the Dartmouth Atlas which found that La Crosse, Wisconsin spends less on end-of-life care than any other place in the country.
Becker’s Hospital Review – Becker’s Hospital Review has released a “40 of the Smartest People in Health Care” list. Elliott Fisher, Geisel Professor and Director of The Dartmouth Institute at Geisel, and Geisel Board of Overseer Member Peter Slavin, President of Massachusetts General Hospital, were among the 40 leaders named to the list.
MedPage Today – Continued coverage of a study led by Matthew Davis, an instructor at The Dartmouth Institute, who monitored the comments of more than 33,000 Facebook users to examine the jokes people make about doctors.
U.S. News & World Report – Provides an excerpt from an editorial written by Matthew Friedman which accompanied a recent study on soldiers’ mental health published in JAMA Psychiatry.
Reuters via Yahoo! News – Continued coverage of a Geisel study published in JAMA Pediatrics which found that the presence of televisions in children’s bedrooms is linked to weight gain.