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2014-04-30 23:25:17

GeriJoy announced today a new member of its advisory board: Emily White, a medical social worker and certified geriatric care manager with professional experience through providers such as Kindred Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, Brookdale Senior Living and Amedisys. Emily is also an experienced social and technology entrepreneur, and serves as a mentor and adviser to startups in the field of aging. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Originally from Marblehead, MA, Emily graduated...

150 Million Now Use Instagram, Company Eyes Advertising Revenue
2013-09-09 08:40:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Instagram is set to begin running ads in users’ feeds, a move many have been expecting since its famous $1 billion buyout by Facebook in 2012. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Instagram’s head at Facebook, Emily White, is already looking to sign on advertisers to the photo sharing network. This could be a difficult task, of course, as many brands already use Instagram as a part of their marketing campaigns...

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2011-05-11 06:15:00

Frequent users of acetaminophen are at a slightly increased risk for blood cancers, according to new research from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. Although increased, the risk remains low overall, and it's still unclear what role the drug plays in the increase. Earlier research has shown that aspirin use might lower the odds of dying from colon cancer but increase the risk of bleeding ulcers. But for blood cancers, the picture has been less...

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2010-07-09 07:00:00

Fish oil, a rich source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, is perhaps best known for its heart benefits. But a new study by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center suggests that fish oil supplements may also help postmenopausal women lower their risk of breast cancer. In the study of 35,016 postmenopausal women aged 50 to 76, researchers found that those who reported taking fish oil supplements were 32 percent less likely than non-users to develop breast cancer over the...

2010-07-08 13:11:57

A recent report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, adds to the growing evidence that fish oil supplements may play a role in preventing chronic disease. Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Wash., led by Emily White, Ph.D., a member of the public health sciences division, asked 35,016 postmenopausal women who did not have a history of breast cancer to complete a 24-page questionnaire...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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