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A new manual, co-authored by Cornell social gerontologist Karl Pillemer, focuses on how to help nurse supervisors in long-term care facilities improve their leadership and supervisory skills.

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Representatives from a dozen agricultural universities and research facilities from around the world finished a three-day meeting April 11 at Cornell to hammer out details on an alliance to improve diets worldwide.

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A five-day intensive professional development program for health executives is slated for May 4 through 9 at Cornell. The Health Executives Development Program, now in its 39th year.

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An address by Ellen Hart Pe&241;a, wife of United States Secretary of Transportation Federico Pe–a, will highlight activities during Health Awareness Week on the Cornell campus, Feb. 10 through Feb. 14.

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Men and women taking selenium supplements for 10 years had 41 percent less total cancer than those taking a placebo, a new study by Cornell and the University of Arizona shows.

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Want to reduce the risk of osteoporosis? Eat less meat, Cornell researchers say. In fact, they say, reducing the amount of meat in the diet may do more to reduce the risk of osteoporosis than increasing calcium intake.

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Cornell's Gannett Health Center is consolidating its services, renovating its space, revising its fee structure and improving its student insurance plan this fall to accommodate changing health care patterns nationwide and to better serve its clients.

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Every year, more than 3 million American children -- including more than 211,000 in New York -- are reported abused or neglected. Each day, three children die from such maltreatment.

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What is believed to be the first course on vegetarianism at a mainstream university.  The course, Vegetarian Nutrition (NS 300), will be taught by T. Colin Campbell, professor of nutritional biochemistry at Cornell and the director of the Cornell-China-Oxford Project on Nutrition, Health and Environment, the most comprehensive project on diet and disease ever conducted.