#NASA Selects Student Teams for 2016 High-Powered Rocket Launch Challenge

 

Members of the University of Louisville Rocketry Team – River City Rocketry – carry their rocket to the launch pad during the 2015 Student Launch challenge near NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.
Credits: NASA/Emmett Given

NASA selected 55 student teams from across the natio… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/nasa-selects-student-teams-for-2016-high-powered-rocket-launch-challenge/ #Alabama, #Harmonic, #Huntsville, #InternationalSpaceStation, #MarshallSpaceFlightCenter, #NASA, #NASATV, #SpaceActAgreement

Traditional #Chinese Medicine wins a Nobel Prize

Marta Hanson, Johns Hopkins University
I’m sure I’m not the only one surprised by the announcement that half of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has gone to a researcher who spent her entire career researching traditional Chinese medicine. Based at the Chinese Academy of Tra… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/traditional-chinese-medicine-wins-a-nobel-prize/ #AccreditationCommissionForAcupunctureAndOrientalMedicine, #AhmedOrabi, #AlternativeMedicine, #NobelPrize, #NobelPrizeInPhysiologyOrMedicine, #TraditionalChineseMedicine

Taking calcium doesn’t help with bone density, says study

One new study suggest that calcium supplements don’t help with bone density losses that occur with age:
Maintaining a calcium intake of at least 1000-1200 mg/day has long been recommended for older individuals to treat and prevent osteoporosis. Calcium supplements are commonly taken to … http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/taking-calcium-doesnt-help-with-bone-density-says-study/ #BoneDensity, #Calcium, #ConcurrentVersionsSystem

Quintessential Playlist for a Break-Up or Divorce

Music has such a powerful way of meeting us where we’re at in life.  When a significant relationship ends, a playlist of appropriate tunes is a “must have” to accompany the emotional upheaval.  Here are a baker’s dozen that tie in nicely with the strategies you can use to get yourself t… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/quintessential-playlist-for-a-break-up-or-divorce/ #BrokenBells, #ConcertFilm, #DangerMouse, #EastJapanRailwayCompany, #Hakodate, #Hokkaido, #HokutoTrain, #JamesMercerMusician, #ShinAomoriStation, #TheShins

Mumbai Dialogue: Towards a TB-Free India

In an historic effort to eradicate one of the most deadly diseases in India, U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, and Sir Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata Trusts, joined corporate leaders on September 10, 2015, to launch a dialogue for a tuberculosis-free Ind… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/mumbai-dialogue-towards-a-tb-free-india/ #BillMelindaGatesFoundation, #Denver, #EbolaVirusDisease, #Forbes, #Geneva, #InternationalOrganization, #MarkZuckerberg, #Microsoft, #NorthDenverNews, #WorldHealthOrganization

#Obamacare working to reduce low-value medicine #ACA

 

ACO model associated with reduction in use of low-value services
New study provides evidence that new payment models have discouraged providers from using low-value services
BRIGHAM AND WOMEN’S HOSPITAL

In the first large-scale study to assess the effects of the Affordable Care… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/obamacare-working-to-reduce-low-value-medicine-aca/

Marijuana may stop transplanted organ rejection

Another powerful argument for more medical marijuana research is a new study that suggests that THC could stop transplant recipients from rejecting organs.
New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology show that mice receiving THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, had a delay in… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/marijuana-may-stop-transplanted-organ-rejection/ #ActiveIngredient, #CannabinoidReceptor, #CannabisDrug, #JournalOfLeukocyteBiology, #MedicalCannabis, #OrganTransplantation, #SkinGrafting, #Tetrahydrocannabinol, #TransplantRejection, #UniversityOfSouthCarolina

Athletic Greens 50% off

Great deals on Athletic Greens…
http://bit.ly/50offAthleticGreens
Athletic Greens can be used as a multivitamin/multimineral as well as a greens supplement, and provides several vitamins and minerals. Namely, one serving provides the full daily value of zinc, almost as much vitamin A, and as m… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/athletic-greens-50-off/ #Athleticgreens, #AthleticGreens, #Diet, #Fitness, #Obesity

Ebola response is improving

World Health Organization Assistant Director-General Bruce Aylward said “the response is definitely getting better, there has been a step change over the last four to eight weeks in the response.”
Speaking today (4 Aug) to reporters in Geneva, Aylward stressed “we have gone… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/ebola-response-is-improving/ #Publichealth, #Ebola

Brit Hume, others floored by Ezra Klein’s reason why Sebelius is resigning


As we reported earlier, Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is resigning.

Vox.com’s Ezra Klein, formerly of the Washington Post, tweeted that Sebelius stepping down is a sign that Obamacare has achieved true awesomeness:


Ha! Once a lapdoggie, always a lapdoggie.

Fox News’ Brit Hume was amazed:


And others piled on Klein’s unintentional comedy bit, rightly so:


http://twitter.com/#!/BarefootSnap/status/454405534629003265


Forget about Colbert, this guy’s funny:
http://twitter.com/#!/SaltyCon/status/454404525731102720
Now there’s a great idea!

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/04/10/this-guy-is-not-joking-brit-hume-others-floored-by-ezra-kleins-explanation-for-sebelius-resignation/