Kim Innes

Improving Memory with Music.

A study by Dr. Kim Innes suggests that meditation and music could help the memory of those at risk for Alzheimer's Disease.

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Protecting coal miners from black lung disease

In a report published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, WVU School of Public Health researcher Michael McCawley and his colleagues pinpoint shortcomings in how miners’ exposure to respirable coal-mine dust is monitored. Inhaling this dust over time leads to black lung disease.

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