National Institutes of Health official visits UW to explain why they want your genome

The National Institutes of Health is looking for one million volunteers to participate in a health study that's billed as the largest research project in human history.
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Karen James as a new mom, and other history

Addition of Karen James' beautiful writing about when she blossomed into confident motherhood at the top, Emily Strength, me, on living in history New at the bottom, the history of the entire world (nearly 20 minutes long, and has a few "bad words") photo (a link) by Karen James [Author: Sandra Dodd]
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Should You Ask Out Your Crush? A Complete Guide

Crushing hard but getting nowhere? Read this to find out if it's time to ask them out! With relationship season (AKA "cuffing season") in full swing, it can be hard to be alone during this time of the year. You may want someone to spend the holidays with, to carve pumpkins with, to go ice skating with… I could go on and on. The only problem is, the person that you have a crush on seems to be taking forever to make a move. So, the question arises: should you be the one to make a move on your cru...
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USA Clay Target League Launches Nationwide College League

USA Clay Target League Mendota Heights, MN – -( The USA Clay Target League, the parent organization of the USA High School Clay Target League and its state affiliates, has announced the launch of the USA College Clay Target League. The recreational clay target shooting sport program is open to all colleges nationwide, and will begin competition in Fall 2019.“We wanted to build upon the success of our highly popular high school clay target programs by offering a program for colle...
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Being a physician was never the objective. The goal was becoming one.

There is a saying among students that medical education is like “taking a drink out of a fire hydrant.” The simile evokes the torrent of information and the impossibility of taking it all in. The type of people who are admitted to medical school aren’t used to being wrong; to call them perfectionists wouldn’t be […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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The Library of Congress Makes Thousands of Fabulous Photos, Posters & Images Free to Use & Reuse

The history of the venerable Library of Congress demonstrates the vast importance that the founders of the U.S. accorded to reading and studying. It may be one of the country’s most durable institutions, “the oldest federal cultural institution in the nation,” it proclaims. While partisan rancor, war, and violence recur, the LoC has stolidly held an ever-increasingly diverse collection of artifacts sitting peacefully alongside each other on several hundred miles of shelves, a monument to the li...
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My Top 5 Bingeworthy Netflix Shows for Weekend De-Stressing

Grab some snacks! It's time to binge watch the weekend away.It's that time of the semester again when classes become busier and students' stress levels are rising higher. And of course, it's that time of year when college students need a little break from their coursework. The best remedy? A comfy fall afternoon inside while you binge watch your favorite shows. Here are a few of my favorite shows to watch while I'm de-stressing over the weekend. All of these are available on Netflix, and all but...
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School district refuses to give Vietnam vet diploma

The bullet busted through his boot and pierced his heel. Fifty years later, he remembers how badly it burned. Still, he was able to spot the enemy and give coordinates to two Cobra helicopters and the infantry. It was April 1969 in a firefight outside My Tho in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. Ken Weiner, a Purple Heart and Air Medal with Valor winner, was 18 then. He still doesn’t sleep all the way through at night. “I get nervous,” said Weiner, who lives in Murrieta. He is still fighting. H...
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The Philosophy of Hayao Miyazaki: A Video Essay on How the Traditional Japanese Religion Shinto Suffuses Miyazaki’s Films

Even if you've never watched it before, you always know a Studio Ghibli movie when you see one, and even more so in the case of a Studio Ghibli movie directed by Hayao Miyazaki. That goes for his work's common aesthetic qualities as well as its common thematic ones, the latter of which run deep, all the way down to the traditional Japanese religion of Shinto. Or so, anyway, argues "The Philosophy of Miyazaki," the Wisecrack video essay above that finds in Shinto, a belief system prem...
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Class to Night Out: Fishnet Tights

Fishnet tights have been trending for a few seasons now. Here's how to wear them this fall. Products L-R: DollsKill, Forever 21, FashionNovaFishnet tights are a classic favorite of edgy girls everywhere. They're the perfect accessory to give any outfit a little more spice and character. There's nothing like a pair of fishnets to make your ensemble look more dressed up and layered. As a bonus, they’re just so fun to style. There are so many different styles of fishnet tights out there, and there...
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School stats: How well are Washington students prepared for the jobs of the future?

Across Washington state, 59 percent of ninth-graders enroll in some education program after school. But only 40 percent ever finish that program by age 26, according to a new report.
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What this student learned from a standardized patient exam

Many people think medical school is all about memorization and books. But some of the most valuable lessons I learned in my first year as a medical student came from a much different experience. No matter what stage you are at in your journey, there are always new facts, techniques, and procedures to learn. You […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Growing Up Surrounded by Books Has a Lasting Positive Effect on the Brain, Says a New Scientific Study

Image by George Redgrave, via Flickr Commons Somewhere in the annals of the internet--if this sprawling, near-sentient thing we call the internet actually has annals--there is a fine, fine quote by filmmaker John Waters: We need to make books cool again. If you go home with somebody and they don’t have books, don’t fuck them. Don’t let them explore you until they’ve explored the secret universes of books. Don’t let them connect with you until they’ve walked between the lines on the pages. Books...
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Hear How Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” Would Sound If Sung by Johnny Cash, David Bowie, Janis Joplin, Frank Sinatra & 38 Other Artists

I consider Freddy Mercury and Michael Jackson as the greatest performers of all time. Their vocal abilities are what I look up to as a vocalist.  - Anthony Vincent Anthony Vincent, the creator of Ten Second Songs, has a flowing mane, a lean physique, and the cocksure manner of a 20th century rock god. He also spends hours in his home studio, peering at a computer monitor through reading glasses. His latest effort, above, Queen’s "Bohemian Rhapsody" in the style of 42 other artists, could...
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