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January News

Study: Black Death Selective in its Wrath
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 30, 2008) -- A new report by University at Albany anthropologist Sharon DeWitte and Pennsylvania State University researcher James Wood finds that the deadly plague targeted the already ill and weak.

Little Growth in the Supply of Physicians in Upstate New York According to Center for Health Workforce Studies
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 28, 2008) -- Despite overall growth in the supply of physicians in New York between 2002 and 2006, many upstate regions saw no change in the number of physicians per 100,000 people.

Heart Patients Who Undergo Artery Bypass Grafting Survive Longer than Patients Treated with Drug-eluting Stent
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 23, 2008) -- University at Albany researchers and their colleagues conclude that for heart patients with multiple blockages, coronary-artery bypass grafting surgery is more effective than drug-eluting stents.

UAlbany Features Civil Rights Activist Myrlie Evers-Williams as Speaker at Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 23, 2008) Civil rights activist and writer Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, will be the guest speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon at the University at Albany on Feb. 7.

UAlbany Hosts "Friends" Exhibit Highlighting Drunk Driving Tragedy
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 23, 2008) -- The University at Albany will host the "Friends" exhibit, a memorial to young people whose lives have been lost to automobile accidents involving drunk drivers.

UAlbany Lacrosse Faces Johns Hopkins to Kick Off ESPNU Coverage
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 18, 2008) -- The University at Albany men's lacrosse team will face No. 3 Johns Hopkins on Saturday, Feb. 23 to kick off ESPNU's regular-season college lacrosse schedule.

Experts Advisory: Black History Month and Martin Luther King Jr. Experts from the University at Albany
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 17, 2008) -- The American Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy, issues affecting people of African descent and black literature and poetry are covered by UAlbany's faculty experts.

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