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Time to press 'refresh' on innovative post-diagnostic care for dementia

There’s no way of avoiding the issue. The drive towards improving ‘the diagnosis gap’ for dementia has been dreadfully depressing given how incredibly poor the post-diagnostic systems can be. 1,739 more words

Policy

Science Book a Day Interviews Joshua Horwitz

Special thanks to Joshua Horwitz for answering 5 questions about his recently featured book – War of the Whales: A True Story

Joshua Horwitz is the founder and publisher of Living Planet Books in Washington, DC, which specializes in books by thought leaders in science, medicine, and psychology. 620 more words

Society

Twitter Suspends Troll Chuck Johnson -- Are Its New Guidelines Actually Working?

Notorious Twitter troll Chuck Johnson was placed in time-out Sunday — at least temporarily — and it looks like the company’s new policy on violent threats was the reason. 289 more words

Social

MIPEX in Switzerland: Some Clarifications

The Sonntags Zeitung was kind enough to comment on the recent release of MIPEX data in Switzerland. Unfortunately they seem more interested in the ranking than the details. 217 more words

Didier Ruedin

To Candidacy...And Beyond: Week Two

This week was also a productive one in terms of writing.

Though submitting that grant proposal took up some of my writing time for the latter half of the long weekend, and editing a large project for a friend took up a lot of Monday and Tuesday, I managed to crank out 23 pages this week. 328 more words

PhDing (in Doubt)

Will Annandale get $2 million from the state for broadband?

CBS Minnesota reported a couple days ago…

The central Minnesota city of Annandale would get one-fifth of the new money available statewide for broadband Internet build-outs in an earmark that passed the Legislature this week with no time to spare — and vaulted the city past a competitive bidding process that other rural towns must go through.

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