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In Today's Issue

  • Study Calls for 'Staging the Aging' When Cancer Strikes
  • Get Real Science Camp Students Unveil Answers to Beach Closings
  • School of Medicine and Dentistry Offers Free Physicals
  • Rochester Scholars Present Projects
  • Marv Levy at Medical Center Men's Health Day

News and Announcements

Study Calls for 'Staging the Aging' When Cancer Strikes
A new Medical Center study proposes that older people with cancer should be classified or “staged” into subgroups based on other health issues they face.
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Get Real! Science Camp Students Unveil Answers to Beach Closings
Middle school students who collected and tested Lake Ontario water samples as part of the Warner School’s Get Real! Science Action Camp will share their findings with the community from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 1, in Hubbell Auditorium. Read news coverage in the Democrat and Chronicle.

School of Medicine and Dentistry Offers Free Physicals
School of Medicine and Dentistry students, faculty, and residents will conduct free physicals for Rochester-area students on Aug. 6, Aug. 20, Aug. 27 and Sept. 10.
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Rochester Scholars Present Projects
High school students taking part in the second session of the Rochester Scholars two-week program will present their projects from noon to 1 p.m. today in the May Room in Wilson Commons. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 275-3221.
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Marv Levy at Medical Center Men's Health Day
Former Buffalo Bills coach Marv Levy will give the keynote address at the Medical Center's sixth annual Men's Health Day on Friday, Sept. 11, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.
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July 31, 2009
Chance T-Storms

Today's Forecast:
Isolated Thunderstorms, High 75°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Sunny, High 81°

Today's Event Highlight
Music Horizons Vocal Ensemble
10 a.m. Kilbourn Hall. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
NPR (July 30)
"CDC To Urge Swine Flu Vaccine For Pregnant Women"
Advisors to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are recommending that pregnant women be near the front of the line for swine flu vaccination. John Treanor, professor of medicine and of microbiology and immunology, says experience with past flu vaccines is reassuring. Read more...

In Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 30)
"Senate Considers Industry Influence in Continuing Medical Education"
At a hearing, several officials called for safeguards on companies' support of programs for doctors, but others raised concerns about hindering medical progress. Read more...

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