University of Connecticut

Graphic cigarette warnings evoke important emotions

The days of the small Surgeon General’s warning on the side of cigarette packs are ending. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that it is mandating bolder health warnings on cigarette advertising and pa ...

Feb 03, 2011
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Educating on the risks of HIV and alcohol

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is encouraging healthcare providers in developing countries to use an evidence-based intervention designed by researchers at UConn’s Center for Health, ...

Dec 02, 2010
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Tell me where it hurts

(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Connecticut study finds that the way a question is phrased is important when assessing pain.

Nov 10, 2010
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Delivering the virtual cell to the world

Although he trained as a medical doctor, Dr. Ion Moraru’s only patients now are computers, tasked to perform a host of incredibly sophisticated computing chores for a growing number of laboratories and departments at ...

Oct 29, 2010
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How memories are born

(PhysOrg.com) -- When we experience something new, or wish to remember something important, groups of cells deep inside the center of our brains fire in unison as a new memory is born.

Oct 25, 2010
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