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In Today's Issue

  • 'Weekend Effect' Makes People Happier
  • Impact of FDA Safety Warnings Examined
  • Go Green: Microform Recycling
  • Event Offers Advice on Applying to Grad School
  • Medical Center Continues Green Efforts
  • Well-U: Coping with Work and Family Stress

News and Announcements

'Weekend Effect' Makes People Happier
People experience better moods, greater vitality, and fewer aches and pains from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, according to a study by Richard Ryan, professor of psychology, psychiatry, and education.
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Impact of FDA Safety Warnings Examined
A Medical Center study “raises larger issues about appropriate prescribing, particularly among the elderly, and the need to improve risk communication to patients and providers,” says Ray Dorsey, assistant professor of neurology and the study’s lead author.
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Go Green: Microform Recycling

go green
Some microforms may have sensitive or confidential information on them, and cannot simply be thrown away. Now that most documents are archived on computers, the need for microforms such as microfilm, microfiche and aperture cards has decreased significantly. Find out how to recycle them securely.

Event Offers Advice on Applying to Grad School
"Live the Dream—Successful Paths to a Graduate Degree" on Monday, Jan. 18, will offer tips on navigating the application process for graduate school.
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Medical Center Continues Green Efforts
Carbon emissions are being reduced every day at the Medical Center by eliminating disposable sharps containers and replacing them with reusable containers.
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Well-U: Coping with Work and Family Stress
Well-U will offer a free workshop on how to cope with work and family stress from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, in the Louise Slaughter Conference Room in the Medical Center. Attendees will develop a stress management plan. Enroll online.
Jan. 13, 2010
Flurries
Today's Forecast:
Flurries, High 30°
Tomorrow:
Partly Cloudy, High 36°

Today's Event Highlight
Interdisciplinary Clinical Ethics Conference
Auditorium 2-6408 (K207) Medical Center. Noon. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
WXXI-TV (Jan. 8)
'In Depth Interview with Bradford Berk'
Bradford Berk discussed his spinal cord injury and how it has affected him both personally and professionally on Need to Know last week. Watch the interview...

In Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Jan. 11)
'Health-Care Bill Could Raise Insurance Costs for Students'
Health-care legislation approved by the U.S. Senate omits a key provision in a separate bill passed by the House of Representatives and would threaten colleges' ability to continue offering students affordable health insurance, the American Council on Education warns. Read more…

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