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Study: Living in a State with Weak Gun Laws Could Increase Risk of Being Shot by Police

A new study finds that citizens living in states with the weakest gun laws are more than twice as likely to be fatally shot by law enforcement compared to those living in states with the strongest gun laws.

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guns, police shootings , Walking, Physical Activity, Outbreaks, Foodborne Illness

EMBARGOED AJPH Research: Firearm Laws and Fatal Police Shootings, Walking in Airports, Foodborne Outbreaks in Correctional Facilities

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: state-level firearm laws and fatal police shootings; increasing walking among airport travelers; and rates of outbreak-associated foodborne illness among incarcerated persons.

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Cybercrime Expert Says Computer Infection Rate of Wannacry Attack May Not Be as Widespread as Initially Reported

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Cocaine, Drug Trafficking, Central America, Deforestation, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, NAU, Northern Arizona University

NAU Researchers Find Silent Victim in Drug Wars: Central America’s Forests

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Forests in Central America are diminishing at alarming rates for reasons you would never suspect.

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Immigration Law Expert Available to Discuss Hanging Death of Immigrant Detained in Solitary Confinement in Georgia

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Honoring Fallen Officers

S&T honors the service and remembers the dedication to protecting our communities and upholding our laws of all law enforcement officers especially during Police Week.

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Making Drug Use a Crime Makes HIV Prevention, Treatment More Difficult

The criminalization of drug use has a negative effect on efforts to prevent the spread of HIV and to treat people with the infection, suggests a review of published research conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of British Columbia.

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AG Sessions Plan to Toughen Drug Rules Wrong Turn for Justice

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Smart Decarceration Can Help Shrink Sprawling American Prison System

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New guideposts developed at Washington University in St. Louis suggest that smart decarceration may be the answer to reforming America’s prison system, reducing the number of inmates and enabling a more effective approach to public safety.

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Eye Tracking Technology Enhances Imposter Detection Training

Eye-tracking technology has the ability to improve the visual search pattern in ways we have never been able to attain with traditional methods







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