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Secrets of Pharmacy Customer Service

Researchers uncover genetic dosage key for African-American patients

Researchers have discovered a way to make a blood thinner safer for about 40 percent of African-Americans taking the drug by linking a common gene …

Seven Big Mistakes College Students Make

College students have been known to make all kinds of mistakes, including stupid ones usually involving too much beer. The ones I will focus on here, however, are not those which are often noisy but those which are more the function of silence. Students, in their insecurity, remain silent believing …

How to Squeeze the Most Out of College

I’ve always thought that it’s wonderful that many colleges require their incoming freshmen to read a book during the summer. I’m bringing this up …

Fewer parents can pay college tuition

As families continue to recover from the recession, they're relying less on their own income and savings and more on grants and scholarships to finance a college education than in previous years, according to Sallie Mae's How America Pays for College study to be released Tuesday.<p>The study, which …

Lifestyle | College Admissions: 10 Extra-Curriculars Colleges Want To See

College Admissions: 10 Extra-Curriculars Colleges Want To See<p>As families regenerate this summer and look toward the next school year, it’s a great …

Teaching with Twitter: Engaging Students in Large Lectures

<i>This guest post was written by Corey Ryan Earle, a staff member and visiting lecturer at Cornell University.</i><p>Lecturing to a large classroom can offer …

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Former NBA star John Salley touts the vegan life

The<p>veganlifestyle and the lifestyle of professional athletes aren't often associated with each other. ButJohn Salley, a formerNBAstar who's played with theChicago Bullsand theLos Angeles Lakers, swears by the strictly animal- and animal-product-free diet he's taken up since retiring from the …

Tips For Becoming Vegan and Eating a Plant-Based Diet

When done right, following a vegan diet can have you feeling clean and re-energized. If you've thought about trying this plant-based diet out for …

Some parents opting for pharmacies, not doctors

About one in four parents have taken their kids to a clinic at a chain pharmacy or other retail store for health care, a new study suggests.<p>The study surveyed more than 1,400 parents in the St. Louis area (in Missouri and Illinois) who had a regular pediatrician for their child.<p>Twenty-three percent …