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  • Study Promises Faster Recovery from Blood Cell Shortages
  • Employee Assistance Program Announces Noon Hour Health Bites
  • Childcare Funds Available From Children’s Institute
  • Memorial Art Gallery Hosts Organ Lecture
  • Wilmot Cancer Center Plans Talk on Yoga and Cancer

News and Announcements

Study Promises Faster Recovery from Blood Cell Shortages
A key compound resupplies bone marrow with fast-acting stem cells that can more quickly rekindle blood cell production, according to a Medical Center study.
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Employee Assistance Program Announces Noon Hour Health Bites

The Strong Employee Assistance Program announces Noon Hour Health Bites, a new, informal series of monthly health/wellness discussions. The first program, which will offer tips to parents on the best way to talk to teenagers, will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, in room 3-6408 (K307) in the Medical Center. Registration is requested and lunches are welcome. Check the EAP Web site for updates and cancellations.


Childcare Funds Available From Children’s Institute

Employees who work an average of 17.5 hours a week and live in Monroe County may be eligible for the Childcare Dollars program through the Children’s Institute. For more information, call 295-1000, download an application or visit one of several enrollment locations.


Memorial Art Gallery Hosts Organ Lecture

A lecture on “Corrosion Chemistry of Historic Lead-Tin Alloy Organ Pipes” will take place at 6:30 tonight at the Memorial Art Gallery. The discussion will be preceded by a demonstration of the Gallery’s Italian Baroque organ by Annie Laver, an Eastman doctoral student. A reception will follow.
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Wilmot Cancer Center Plans Talk on Yoga and Cancer

A discussion on the therapeutic benefits of yoga is planned from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the  Wilmot Cancer Center.
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Sept. 3, 2009
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Today's Event Highlight

Eastman School Convocation
Kilbourn Hall. 2:30 p.m. Read more…

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Sports Buzz
Field Hockey
Sept. 5, 11 a.m. Ohio Wesleyan
Sept. 9, 7 p.m. Nazareth College

Men’s Soccer

Sept. 5, 7 p.m. SUNY Oswego
Sept. 7, 3 p.m. SUNY Cortland

Women’s Soccer

Sept. 4, 7 p.m. SUNY Fredonia
Sept. 6, 3:30 p.m. SUNY New Paltz

Women’s Volleyball

Sept. 8, 7 p.m. Ithaca College

Get the latest athletics news at the Rochester Athletics Web page.
 
Rochester in the News
ABC News (Sept. 1)
“2-in-1 Heart Device Cuts Heart Failure”
Researchers led by Arthur Moss, professor of medicine at the Medical Center, wanted to see if a device that combines defibrillation with a resynchronization of the heart's rhythm might benefit those with milder illness. "The answer is a clear, unequivocal yes," Moss says. Read more...

In Higher Education
USA Today (Sept. 2)
“College Costs Outpace Aid: Could Pell Grants Bill Help?”
President Obama says a bill in Congress would help him send millions more Americans to college. Read more…

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