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Feeling good after a day at the beach? Study proves benefits of spending time near the ocean

Feeling good after a day at the beach? Study proves benefits of spending time near the ocean | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A new study conducted by the University of Exeter has found several pieces of evidence that show that living near the beach is healthy for you
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Singer Randy Travis in surgery after stroke

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Country music star Randy Travis suffered a stroke while at a Texas hospital and was in surgery late Wednesday, the singer's publicist said.
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High School Librarian Named a National Geographic Traveler of the Year | School Library Journal

High School Librarian Named a National Geographic Traveler of the Year | School Library Journal | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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A phase II trial of nab-Paclitaxel as second... [Am J Clin Oncol. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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Nab-paclitaxel Plus Gemcitabine a Strong Predictor of Survival in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

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Treatment with weekly nab-paclitaxel plus gemcitabine remains a strong independent predictor of both OS and PFS in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer compared with gemcitabine alone.
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Drug action in pancreatic cancer tracked and improved by nanotechnology

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Tiny biosensors used with new advanced imaging techniques are markedly improving drug targeting of solid tumors, according to new research.
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Pancreatic cancer and the funding key to fighting it - The Hill's Congress Blog

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Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the United States with a five-year survival rate of just six percent.
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Not This Month, Honey: Why You Shouldn’t Conceive a Baby in May | TIME.com

Not This Month, Honey: Why You Shouldn’t Conceive a Baby in May | TIME.com | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
It turns out that it does matter what time of year you're born -- at least when it comes to your health. We're not talking about in the Athena Starwoman horoscope way, but in actual measurable health data.
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What Gmail Knows About You

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A new tool visualizes the metadata Google's mail service gathers about you -- and your friends.
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Official: Asiana flight tried to abort landing

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A federal safety official said Sunday the cockpit voice recorder from Asiana Flight 214 showed the jetliner received a warning that it could stall because it was flying too slowly and tried to increase its speed before it crashed.
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When doctors sell out, hospitals cash in

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Everything was the same about Mike Rosenberg’s routine visit to Atlanta Cancer Care in February – everything, that is, but the bill.
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'Reclaim Open Learning' Innovation Contest | DMLcentral

'Reclaim Open Learning' Innovation Contest | DMLcentral | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Mark your calendars for Aug. 1! We are looking for proposals that rethink open learning in new ways.
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Computer Visionary Who Invented the Mouse

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Dr. Engelbart’s 1968 demonstration of interactive computing astounded scientists and the technology was later refined for Apple and Microsoft.
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With Tighter COPPA Regulations, Librarians See Hurdles to Kids' Internet Use - The Digital Shift

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Researchers show nano-capsule therapy is useful in treating pancreatic cancer - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Researchers show nano-capsule therapy is useful in treating pancreatic cancer - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A Japanese research team has dramatically increased the long-term survivability of mice with pancreatic cancer using a new technique that delivers anticancer drugs in tiny capsules directly to tumors.
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Nab-Paclitaxel Plus Gemcitabine New Standard of Care for First-Line Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Nab-Paclitaxel Plus Gemcitabine New Standard of Care for First-Line Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The addition of nab-paclitaxel to gemcitabine in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer yielded statistically significant and clinically meaningful improvements in all endpoints across all subgroups compared with gemcitabine alone, according to...
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Drug Ups Effect of Gemcitabine in Pancreatic Cancer

Drug Ups Effect of Gemcitabine in Pancreatic Cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Nanoparticle albuminboundpaclitaxel increases gemcitabine levels by preventing its breakdown.
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Local Pancreatic Cancer Patient Beats the Odds

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Roger Stump was diagnosed with Stage Four pancreatic cancer nine years ago, and was given months to live. Years later, he calls himself a "miracle."
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Daily Checkup for Sunday, July 7: Pancreatic cancer

Daily Checkup for Sunday, July 7: Pancreatic cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The specialist:

The director of clinical cancer affairs at Mount Sinai, Dr. Randall Holcombe is a medical oncologist who focuses on patients with cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. He has been practicing in the field since 1986.
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Teaching and Learning with Minecraft: Liam O’Donnell | DMLcentral

Teaching and Learning with Minecraft: Liam O’Donnell | DMLcentral | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Playing with blocks certainly predates constructionist theories of learning by playing with “tangible manipulatives,” but the culturally universal practice is probably as old as human social learning.
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My 8YO boy is becomning a great builder!

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Strong body, steely resolve

Strong body, steely resolve | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Patrick Whaley opens the back door of his SUV and grabs a pair of jeans to throw on over his shorts, his body warm and still sweating from an evening workout.
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Jeff Francoeur — a strange story and cautionary tale

Jeff Francoeur — a strange story and cautionary tale | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
On July 7, 2005, Jeff Francoeur made his debut as a Brave and hit a three-run homer. By the end of August, Francoeur would grace the cover of Sports Illustrated, which labeled him “The Natural” and asked, “Can anybody be this good?
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Old Drug Extends Life For Pancreatic Cancer Patients : NPR

Old Drug Extends Life For Pancreatic Cancer Patients : NPR | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A study of a new drug therapy for pancreatic cancer finds it works better than the standard approach.
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Man Offers Free Poetry in Cleveland

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CLEVELAND -- Among the sounds of chirping birds and passing cars is the distinct clatter of a typewriter. The machine is one of two tools Adam Harvey takes with him as he sits outside the Cleveland...
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