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Summer Vacation or Trauma Season: Expert Advice to Kick Off Summer with a Safe Start

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Children's Hospital Los Angeles Concussion Expert Available to Speak on Kids and Concussions Study

Tracy Zaslow, MD, is the director of the Sports Concussion Program and medical director of the Sports Medicine Program. She is Board-Certified in pediatrics, and also fellowship-trained, with board certification in sports medicine. Her clinical interests include a spectrum of orthopaedic and medical conditions affecting young athletes, including sports-related concussion, overuse injuries and injury prevention.

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Marriage Not a Protective Mechanism Among Low-Income Urban Women

Marriage may not be the protective mechanism it was thought to be when it comes to poverty and child well-being among low-income urban young women, particularly those who have experienced trauma, finds a new study from Washington University in St. Louis.“Marriage, per se, did not appear to buffer the likelihood of having other negative adult outcomes for women with children,” said Melissa Jonson-Reid, professor at the Brown School and co-author of the paper, “Family Formation: A Positive Outcome for Vulnerable Young Women?” published in the August issue of the journal Children and Youth Services Review.

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Kids Coping with Disaster Need Guidance. UCLA App Helps Parents Give It

A new UCLA app helps families cope with the trauma of natural disasters, including wildfires and extreme weather events like heat waves.

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Well After the Orlando Mass Shooting, Continued Mental Health Support for Survivors Will Be Crucial, Expert Says

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Top New York City Neurosurgeons Bring Vast Experience to NYU Lutheran

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Two of the highest-qualified neurosurgeons in New York City are now part of NYU Lutheran Medical Center, a member of NYU Langone Health System and its central hub in Brooklyn, and add decades of experience to one of the region’s most talented neurosurgery teams.

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Greater Public Access to Bleeding Control Training and Kits Receives Strong Support Within the U.S. Medical Community

Yesterday the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates approved a resolution introduced by the American College of Surgeons and other medical societies to train more professional first responders (i.e., police and firefighters) and civilians as immediate responders in the essential techniques of bleeding control and to place bleeding control kits (containing tourniquets, pressure bandages, hemostatic dressings, and gloves) with first responders.

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Expert Available to Discuss Radicalization of Islam and Terrorism

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UT Expert: "Massacre in Orlando Is ... An Extreme Example of the Everyday Terrorism That LGBT People of Color Experience in the U.S."

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After Orlando Shooting, Focus on ISIS and Terrorism Distracts From Real Issues, UB Queer History Expert Says

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Expert Available to Discuss Counterterrorism in the Wake of the Attack on an Orlando Nightclub

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After Scores of Deaths From Mass Shootings in 2016, Each Event Widens Divide on U.S. Gun Laws, Legal Expert Says

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Expert Available to Discuss How to Talk to Your Children About the Orlando Shooting

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UAB Surgeon Cautions Beware of Vaping

A US Fire Administration 2014 report says there are more than 2.5 million American users of the devices, and cites 25 incidents of e-cig or vape device explosions between 2009 and 2014. UAB surgeon Chandra Ellis, M.D., has operated on two patients injured by vape explosions, and treated five in clinic and offers some words of caution on the use of vape pens.

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Domestic Terrorism Expert Available to Discuss Orlando Shooting

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Orlando Nightclub Massacre

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Orlando Nightclub Massacre

The American Sociological Association has sociologists available to discuss the Orlando nightclub massacre from a variety of perspectives.

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NSU Home to Subject Matter Expert Who Can Speak To Islamic Fundamentalism, Terrorism, ISIS and Middle Eastern Politicsds

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Physician-in-Chief of nation's first and largest integrated trauma center available to comment on medical response to mass casualties