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In Today's Issue

  • Study Links Vitamin D, Race, Cardiac Deaths
  • Benefit Concert Continues William Warfield Legacy
  • Eating Disorders Program Fills a Void
  • Medical Center Reduces Radiation Doses
  • Fitness and Wellness Center Hosts Open House

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Study Links Vitamin D, Race, Cardiac Deaths
A Medical Center study shows that Vitamin D deficiency may contribute to a higher number of heart and stroke-related deaths among black Americans compared to whites.

Benefit Concert Continues William Warfield Legacy
Bass-baritone Jamal Moore, the 2009-10 William Warfield Scholarship recipient, is among the performers for “A Legacy of Music,” the annual William Warfield Scholarship Fund benefit concert, on Sunday, Jan. 10, in Kilbourn Hall.

Eating Disorders Program Fills a Void
The Healing Connection, a partial hospitalization program for adults and adolescents battling eating disorders, will open in Fairport early this year. The program will be run by Mary Tantillo, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry, and director of the Western New York Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders, based at the School of Nursing.

Medical Center Reduces Radiation Doses
With recent research making headlines and raising questions about the safety of CT (computed tomography) scans, the Medical Center continues its commitment to “image gently” by reducing radiation doses whenever possible.

Fitness and Wellness Center Hosts Open House
The Fitness and Wellness Center at the Medical Center will host a health fair and open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. More than 20 vendors will offer information, demonstrations, and samples. Tours of the center will be offered and door prizes will be awarded.

January 6, 2010
Snow Showers
Today's Forecast:
Snow Showers, High 23°
Snow Showers, High 23°
Today's Event Highlight
Art from the Arctic: Inuit Prints and Sculpture
Memorial Art Gallery. All day. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
MSNBC (Jan. 4)
'Flipping Switch is Only the First Step'
Flipping the switch—and making a change to a healthier lifestyle—is the easy part. "It's keeping the switch flipped and maintaining these new behaviors that becomes tricky," says motivation expert Edward Deci, professor of psychology and Gowen Professor in the Social Sciences. Read more…

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Jan. 5)
'Serving the Laptopless Student'
While many students have their own laptops, computer labs are growing on some campuses. Read more…

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