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Duke Translational Medicine Institute Supplemental Funding speeds development of a mobile app to guide decision-making for families with loved ones on life support.
DTRI Supplemental Funding speeds development of a mobile app to guide decision-making for families with loved ones on life support. July 12, 2016. Every year, more than 300000 people in the U.S. find themselves on life support, unable to breathe without the aid of a mechanical ventilator for a ...
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Dr. Nancy Weigle of Duke Health, who teaches about community and family medicine, tells students that, in the real world, there’s often no way to know if they made the right prescribing choice.
At first, the woman tried to hide her painkiller problem.
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"Bipolar illness is not necessarily a contraindication to pregnancy and motherhood," says Dr. Marla Wald, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University.

"Informed decision making can empower women and families to have control over their futures."
I've never been diagnosed with bipolar disorder but I did have anxiety and depression growing up. And who knows? Maybe I am bipolar too and should have been flagged. Maybe if there were more psychiatrists around to help us make a diagnosis, I would have known sooner and taken preventative steps and not have my postpartum episodes be such a surprise to me and my doctor.
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Surveilling a group of people based on their religion is always a bad idea, says David Schanzer, director of the Triangle Center On Terrorism and Homeland Security.
And surveilling them, as Donald Trump has proposed, is a bad, bad idea.
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"Not only does the stress of economics affect things like our bank account, but it can be affecting our children who grow up in those environments where mom and dad are struggling to make ends meet, pay the bills, working more than one job, working long hours," says study co-author Douglas Williamson, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at Duke University.
A growing body of research shows that poverty isn’t only affecting bank accounts and household bu
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You're suggesting a person grinding to make lives in this world better may experience more stress than some punk fruit-cake having never cared about nor for anyone else! Interesting.
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“Gun violence is now ensuring that groups not normally affected by gun violence see the urgency of the issue,” says Kristin Goss, a professor at the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy. “That’s different.”
The murder of 50 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando has galvanized a new, politically savvy set of voters in the contentious, slow-moving debate over gun
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Think you can predict the presidential winner and insulate your portfolio from the potential aftershocks? Don’t bet on it, says Dan Ariely, bestselling author of “Predictably Irrational.”
Think you can predict the presidential winner and insulate your portfolio from the potential aftershocks? Don’t bet on it, says Dan Ariely, bestselling author of Predictably Irrational. Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, has been studying the psychology of financial decision-making for decades. He says that [...]
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Mark Leary, a professor of psychology and neuroscience, says learning to be kind to yourself when you (inevitably) make mistakes could have a remarkable effect on your happiness.
Learning to be kind to yourself when you (inevitably) make mistakes could have a remarkable effect on your happiness
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On the eve of the day-long summit, Mark McClellan, a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner who is director of the new Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Healt..., says consolidating cancer reviews is a good step but doesn't necessarily address the FDA's overarching challenge -- a lack of money.
Meetings in Washington and around the country Wednesday will focus on research needs.
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"It was painful. It was painful, just because I've had this vision in my head how I would have celebrated, and I was sitting there and the scenario was perfect," recalls Duke Men's Basketball's Quinn Cook, who went undrafted in the 2015 NBA Draft.

A year later, he is the reigning NBA Development League Rookie of the Year for the Canton Charge.
Everyone knows about the multimillion-dollar salaries and celebrity status of NBA players. But in the shadows of the NBA, men toil in the relative obscurity of the D-League to keep their dream alive.
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Sharia courts’ bias towards wealthy Muslim men during the Ottoman Empire may have contributed to the lack of economic progress in the region, according to a major study of nearly 200 years of case records led by economist Timur Kuran.
Sharia courts’ bias towards wealthy Muslim men during the Ottoman Empire may have contributed to its downfall, according to a major study of nearly 200 years of case records. An American economist looked at rulings handed out between 1602 and 1799 and noticed the judges’ efforts to help people “considered worthy of support” had a significant "unintended consequence".
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Duke University's Philip Stern, who studies the history of the modern corporation and is author of “The Company-State,” says corporations “originally served public purposes, not necessarily private ones.”
The idea that they are solely businesses developed as late as the 1800s.
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