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Local Kids Get Tips on Football and Life

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This year's Youth Impact Program sponsored by the NFL Youth Football Fund is being held at Tulane University through Aug. 1. The Youth Impact Program is designed to introduce disadvantaged youth...

In Memoriam, Dr. Michael E. DeBakey

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On Friday (July 11), Tulane lost one of the most distinguished alumni in the history of the university. Dr. Michael DeBakey, who earned undergraduate and medical degrees from Tulane, died at...

Study Charts Heavy Global Burden of Obesity

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Waistlines are expanding at such an alarming rate across the globe that, if trends hold, almost 58 percent of the world's population will be overweight or obese by 2030, according to researchers...

Research Pins Down Yellow Fever Mosquitoes

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Scientists at Tulane and North Carolina State universities have identified the chemical cues in water that entice yellow fever mosquitoes to lay their eggs. The study is the first to isolate the...

Rick Jones to Coach USA Baseball National Team

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Tulane head baseball coach Rick Jones will be getting his passport ready for international travel next summer as he leads the 2009 USA Baseball National Collegiate Team to games in Japan, Taiwan...

One-Two Marketing Punch Best for New Products

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Innovators take note: If you're about to launch a revolutionary new product, plan a two-phased marketing strategy that first emphasizes its benefits and features and later focuses on the practical...

The Eyes Have It

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More than 50 patients diagnosed with glaucoma have benefited from a new procedure at Tulane Medical Center that essentially restores the eye's natural irrigation. Larry Schaeffer, 61, is a New...

Plaintiffs' Appeal Fails, Newcomb Case Headed Back to District Court

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The Louisiana Supreme Court decided Tuesday (July 1) to send a case brought by descendants of Josephine Louise Newcomb, founder of Newcomb College, back to Civil District Court where it began....

Right to Bear Arms

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In a watershed ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday (June 26) upheld a lower court ruling that a 1976 Washington, D.C., gun law, which bans the ownership of handguns, violates the Second...

Slavery's History Lessons

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As a symbol, it is simple. In a photograph seen around the world, the handwritten sign — “PLEAS HELP” — held by people on a roof waiting for rescue from the Hurricane Katrina floodwaters signified...

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