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Why No National Democratic Ads On Success On Unemployment, Jobs, Economy?

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SOURCE Robert Weiner Associates National Democratic strategist Robert Weiner, who was a Clinton White House spokesman and senior staff for Congressmen Conyers, Rangel, Pepper, and Koch, has been on a mission this week asking, “Where are national Democratic ads on successes including unemployment, jobs, and the economy? “The silence is deafening.” Weiner said. “The sad […] [Read More]
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U.S. Lags Behind Much of the World in Requiring Graphic Cigarette Warnings – the FDA Must Act to Catch Up

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SOURCE Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids A new report issued today shows that the United States has fallen far behind much of the world in requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. The report should spur the Food and Drug Administration to quickly develop and implement such warnings, as required by U.S. law. The U.S. […] [Read More]
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Public libraries can drive community advancements

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Source: Aspen Institute A new report released today from the Aspen Institute looks at how – in an age of instant and abundant information – U.S. public libraries can drive community advancements unlike any other public institution. “Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries” explores how public libraries can respond as the digital age increases […] [Read More]
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Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be the most important exhibition of the essential Cubists—Georges Braque (French, 1882–1963), Juan Gris (Spanish, 1887–1927), Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955), and Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)—in more than 30 years. The exhibition and accompanying publication will trace the invention and development of Cubism […] [Read More]
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Education Research Report – Latest Posts

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Education Research Report Preparing World-Class Teachers: Essential Reforms of Teacher Preparation and Credentialing Jonathan Kantrowitz at Education Research Report – 2 hours ago Teachers are routinely blamed for almost every underperforming child and every shortcoming of the nation’s public school system. The length of time it takes them to get tenure, seniority protections in the […] [Read More]
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Health News Report – My Latest Posts

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Health News Report Sandwiches are a major contributor to dietary sodium intake Jonathan Kantrowitz at Health News Report – 1 day ago Sandwiches make up a substantial part of the American diet and are a significant contributor to daily energy and sodium intake. By closely analyzing data from the federal nationwide dietary intake survey known […] [Read More]
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Avoiding Cancer

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http://tsadekpress.blogspot.com/2014/10/avoiding-cancer.html Edited by Jonathan D. Kantrowitz Published by Tsadek Press Copyright, Jonathan Kantrowitz 2014 This book is a compendium of reports on all the latest research on the ways to avoid, or mitigate the harm caused by, cancer. It’s not readily apparent that there are many life-saving techniques , often easy to apply, that can […] [Read More]
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Malloy’s Momentum Mounting

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Many progressives, including myself, will hold our noses and vote for him, but on the Working Families line: Here’s the latex poll: Source: Quinnipiac University Malloy Catches Foley In Connecticut Governor’s Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Race Is Dead Heat As Independent Gets 9 Percent Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy overcomes a six-point lead by Tom […] [Read More]
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Neue Galerie New York: “Egon Schiele: Portraits”

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On October 9, 2014, Neue Galerie New York will open “Egon Schiele: Portraits,” a special exhibition devoted to portraiture created by the masterful Austrian artist Egon Schiele. This is the first exhibition at an American museum to focus exclusively on portraiture in Schiele’s work. The show will be on view through January 19, 2015. This […] [Read More]
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The Larger Your Friends the Larger Your Appetite

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Shimizu, Mitsuru, Katie Johnson, and Brian Wansink. (2014). In good company. The effect of an eating companion’s appearance on food intake. Appetite, 8, 263-268. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2014.09.004 Have you ever ordered more food at a restaurant than you intended? There are elements of dining rooms that actually prime you to eat more food. One such element […] [Read More]
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