June 17, 2021

Ever met a genius? Today’s your day

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OZY Genius Awards     OZY loves bringing you “the new and the next” — whether it’s bubbling trends or trailblazers you need to know. So we are proud to introduce you to this year’s OZY Genius Award winners, a program sponsored by Chevy. Like Amanda Gorman, who won the award back in 2017, these […]

Destinations of the week

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BEST COLLEGE FOOTBALL DESTINATIONS From RAVE REVIEWS For many, summertime means lazy days by the riverside and backyard barbecues. But not us. Okay, we love those things too. That is, when the warm weather isn’t reminding us college football is fast approaching. We crave the roar of the crowd, dressed in their fresh jerseys, as […]

YouTube videos on plastic surgery spreading misinformation, claims study

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From DNA India In the first study to evaluate YouTube videos on facial plastic surgery procedures, scientists have found that most are misleading marketing campaigns posted by non-qualified medical professionals. The millions of people who turn to YouTube as a source for education on facial plastic surgery receive a false understanding that does not include the […]

Dr. Jim McNelly announced as new director of Cayman Islands MRCU

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The Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) has announced that Dr. James “Jim” McNelly has been appointed as its new director. Dr. McNelly will join MRCU next week from the Mosquito Control Division of Volusia County in Florida, where he has been director for more than six years. Prior to that, Dr. McNelly was the […]

This may be the first substantial evidence that e-cigs could help people quit smoking

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By Erin Brodwin From Business Insider Do e-cigarettes help smokers quit or glorify a potentially unhealthy habit? Public health experts are divided on the question, but a new study is the first of its kind to suggest that for some people, the devices could help more than they hurt. The paper, published in the journal […]

Rutgers had no duty to alter MD program for bipolar student, judge says

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By Charles Toutant, From New Jersey Law Journal Rutgers University’s medical school had no obligation to waive its time limit for graduation or to ease its testing standards in order to accommodate a student with bipolar disorder, a federal judge in Newark has ruled. The school is entitled to deference on its decision that the accommodations […]