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  • Misconception of Refugees

    Luma Mufleh founded Fugees Academy, a private school for refugees in Clarkston, Georgia, in 2008 after she saw the refugees on her soccer teams struggling in the city’s public schools. The academy now serves 87 students in grades 6-12. Mufleh started as a soccer coach, forming teams for refugee children in Clarkston, Georgia, which has been a hub for refugee resettlement since the 1990s. She formed a school, summer camps and after-school tutoring programs after watching her players struggle in local public schools.

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  • Marston's Wonder Woman Legacy

    William Moulton Marston was one of the leading psychologists of his time, but these days he’s not known for his work studying the human mind—he’s known as the guy who created Wonder Woman. But that doesn’t mean his psychology research and work in comics were separate, they weren’t. In fact, his scientific theories directly influenced the creation of his iconic heroine.

    “He thought that comics would be a good way to influence the youth of America,” says author Tim Hanley, who explores Marston’s colorful personality in his book Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World’s Most Famous Heroine. “So he very intentionally got into superhero comics to espouse his psychological theories to a young audience.”

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  • Wonder Woman Review

    Warner Bros. Pictures’ superhero universe has had trouble finding its groove. Man of Steel, Batman v. Superman, and Suicide Squad all underwhelmed critics and failed to excite audiences. The first three entries in the studio’s DC Comics cinematic franchise also fell short of the $1 billion mark that Christopher Nolan’s last two Dark Knight films and so many Marvel movies with lesser-known characters crossed wit relative ease. Is it any surprise audiences are left wondering when – and possibly if – the studio will ever have its first bona fide hit?

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  • Continuing Advancements in Liver Disease and Transplantation

    May 25, 2017 - As the prevalence of liver disease continues to rise across the world, the growing number of people impacted by cirrhosis, liver cancer, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, is the focus of more than 1,700 of the world’s leading liver disease experts who are meeting here in Prague, Czech Republic, this week to share innovative research that aims to identify and enhance prevention techniques and improve outcomes.

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  • Dollars for Docs

    May 24, 2017 - Dollars for Docs is an interactive database that makes it easier to see how much money your physician receives from pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Dollars for Docs now includes payments made from August 2013 through December 2015.

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