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Rare Diseases Are Not That Rare

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People affected by rare diseases often face extraordinary barriers. They can find it difficult to get the right diagnosis, expert advice or treatment and support. It’s challenging – especially when they are trying to cope with the uncertainty of an often progressive, devastating and debilitating disease. But the complexity of these conditions, and the small number of patients affected, means this area of research doesn’t always attract the greatest interest.

Fifty-Nine Percent of Americans Now Aware of Fair Trade Certified™ Products

Fair Trade USA and the Natural Marketing Institute reveal new data on consumer attitudes toward Fair Trade; strong support from Millennials and mainstream grocery
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OAKLAND, Calif., February 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, and the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), an international consulting and research firm specializing in health and sustainability, today released new data indicating that fifty-nine percent of consumers now recognize the Fair Trade Certified™ label.

BC Salmon Farmers Association 2016 Sea Lice Report

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Salmon farmers in British Columbia have taken proactive and preventative measures to ensure their fish host low levels of sea lice as the spring 2016 out-migration of juvenile wild salmon approaches. A recent report from BC Salmon Farmers Association provides full details.

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Salmon farmers in British Columbia have taken proactive and preventative measures to ensure their fish host low levels of sea lice as the spring 2016 out-migration of juvenile wild salmon approaches. A recent report from BC Salmon Farmers Association provides full details.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Studying Impact of Cancer Survivorship

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Bristol-Myers Squibb is committed to studying the impact on survivorship throughout the continuum of cancer care with the goal improving communication between patients and their care teams about quality of survival in cancer.

Research on the survivorship concept shows us that this is a growing concern, but there is a lack of a standardized definition and appropriate measures to evaluate the quality of survivorship, resulting in a new need for and focus on care beyond diagnosis and treatment.

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at Harvard University

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Harvard University

PROGRAM DATES
June 6 - August 12, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar

Applications to be an Amgen Scholar are provided by and processed at each participating host institution. Follow the link above to find this institution’s application.

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