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Nutrition and Dietetics Club hosts Embrace screening

The Nutrition and Dietetics Club will host a screening of Embrace, a documentary that explores the global issue of body loathing, on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The curtain will open at 7 p.m. in the Trabant Theater. The event is free and open to the UD community and general...

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Simulated colostomy care has real benefit for patients

Thousands of people have bowel problems that require a colostomy ― a surgical procedure that removes solid waste through an abdominal opening instead of through the usual digestive tract. Such problems may include cancer, diverticulitis, Crohn’s disease, gunshot...

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Tour of the DTP@STAR incubator with Mike Bowman

Technical.ly visited the DTP@STAR incubator for a guided tour with Mike Bowman, president of Delaware Technology Park and associate director of the Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships at UD. Read the...

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Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series

The College of Health Sciences Spring Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series will kick off on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m. with a lecture by Stephanie Kerschbaum, associate professor of English, who will discuss “Disability in the Health Sciences.” Two additional...

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SimUCare showcased on Capitol Hill

SimUCare, a New Castle healthcare training company, was among 14 businesses nationwide showcased to federal legislators by America's Small Business Development Centers.The businesses were highlighted to kick off SBDC's annual legislative meeting on Feb 6. SBDC began...

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Measuring head impact in football

Whether you’re playing in the big game or at the Pop Warner level, player safety is essential in football. Melissa DiFabio shows off the Head Impact Telemetry (HIT) system used to measure forces behind a hit. https://youtu.be/ZVd3PRTrGYQ

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Cash incentives may get mothers to breastfeed for longer

THE GLOBE AND MAIL — Cash incentives may encourage new mothers to breastfeed until their infants are at least six months old, a small experiment suggests. Pediatricians recommend that mothers exclusively breastfeed infants until at least six months of age because it...

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Expanded women’s health services through STAR Health

The University of Delaware’s Nurse Managed Primary Care Center is now offering comprehensive primary care services to UD employees and the general public. A wide range of women’s health services will help meet the needs of its female patients. All family and adult...

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Improving cultural competence for healthcare professionals

Delaware is set to become one of the country’s most ethnically diverse states by 2060, with New Castle County alone projected to rank in the top 6 percent most diverse communities. Shifting demographics have already had a dramatic impact on the health care landscape,...

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The benefits and limitations of telehealth

Health Navigator NY provides an overview of the benefits and limitations of telemedicine, a developing technology that allows remote connections to doctors, particularly through video conferencing. Guests include our Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff. Listen to the...

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CNN covers concussions in soccer

CNN — Whether in practice games or competition, soccer players who frequently head the ball are three times more likely to have concussion symptoms than players who don't rack up high numbers of headers, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal...

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