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Swimming through spinocerebellar degeneration disorder

Dave Mills, 63, doesn't let his spinocerebellar degeneration disorder get in the way of his passion for swimming. He's an inspiration to the University of Delaware students who visit him each week as part of Lori's Hands, a non-profit that helps people with chronic...

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Research explores healthy weight gain in infants

Rapid weight gain in an infant’s first six months of life is a risk factor for child- and adulthood obesity, according to researchers. “Growth is a sign of nutritional intake and development, an insight into health,” says Jillian Trabulsi, associate professor of...

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Nursing Solutions: PD Medication Adherence Challenges

Our Ju Young Shin will lead an upcoming webinar on Parkinson's disease medication adherence challenges. The session will address medication adherence challenges faced by people with PD in the community, acknowledge the medication adherence challenges in the...

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8th graders build GoBabyGo cars

Building cars for kids with disabilities was a rewarding experience for 8th graders from The Independence School. They put their STEM education into practice by adapting GoBabyGo cars for three families during a visit to STAR...

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STAR Health expands women’s health services

STAR Health’s Nurse Managed Primary Care Center recently expanded its services to offer women more contraceptive options and counseling, including long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) methods like the intrauterine device (IUD) and the birth control implant....

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Creating prosthetic leg for tripod dog

University of Delaware students with various engineering backgrounds in the Orthotics and Prosthetics Club worked for more than a year to design and create a prosthetic leg for Tika, the tripod dog. Tika and her mom, a UD art conservation professor, visited the lab...

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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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