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Grant goes to Utah institute for breast cancer study


  • Deseret News (Salt Lake City), The

The Defense Department has awarded more than $1 million to the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Utah to study breast cancer metastasis. "Metastasis, or when cancer spreads from its original site, is the p… Read More

Texas school holds disability awareness event


  • Dallas Morning News (free content), The

Students at a Texas school recently gained insight into the challenges of living with a disability during an awareness event. The event -- organized by the district's parent-teacher association -- was… Read More

A simple process to produce outstanding cover letters


  • U.S. News & World Report

Job seekers should spend time crafting a cover letter that outlines how their skills fit with the requirements listed in a job description, Rebecca Healy, founder of Kontrary, writes in this blog post… Read More