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Article ID: 696377

Rutgers Co-Author Available for Interviews on Study Showing High Risk of Dying Among Survivors of Opioid Overdoses

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers Professor Stephen Crystal, who co-authored a pioneering study showing that U.S. survivors of opioid overdoses are highly likely to die within a year from drug use–related causes, suicide and wide-ranging diseases, is available for interviews. The study was published online in JAMA Psychiatry today.

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Article ID: 696387

Double Jeopardy: The High Costs of Living in Nairobi's Slums

University at Buffalo

Tenants in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, receive drastically inferior household services and pay more rent compared to those in its formal settlements, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

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Article ID: 696317

Forgetting May Help Improve Memory and Learning

American Physiological Society (APS)

Forgetting names, skills or information learned in class is often thought of as purely negative. However unintuitive it may seem, research suggests that forgetting plays a positive role in learning: It can actually increase long-term retention, information retrieval and performance. The findings will be presented today at the American Physiological Society’s (APS’s) Institute on Teaching and Learning in Madison, Wis.

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Article ID: 696356

GW Expert Available to Discuss Health Impacts, Psychological Trauma of Separating Families, Children at U.S. Border

George Washington University

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Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 696359

What’s the Deal? Consumers Respond in Different Ways To ‘Conditional’ Sales Promotions, Johns Hopkins Researcher Finds

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

A recent study co-authored by a Johns Hopkins University researcher shows, savvy sellers can present the promotions in ways that may boost profits while also satisfying customers. The paper’s findings refute the common belief that sales promotions are best applied to unpopular products.

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Article ID: 696236

Parent-Child Therapy Helps Young Children with Depression

Washington University in St. Louis

New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis demonstrates that an interactive therapy involving parents and their depressed preschoolers can reduce rates of depression and lower the severity of children’s symptoms.

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Article ID: 696338

Dean Grover Gilmore From Case Western Reserve University's @Mandelschool Takes Stance, Issues Statement on Family Separation Policies. Https://bit.ly/2i0kowf

Case Western Reserve University

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Article ID: 696322

Can Psychological Stress Cause Vision Loss?

Institute for Medical Psychology, Otto-v.-Guericke University Magdeburg

Persistent psychological stress, which is widely recognized as a consequence of vision loss, is also a major contributor to its development and progression, according to a study now published in the EPMA Journal

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Bad habits that lead to cancer, chronic disease corrected by simple lifestyle intervention

Northwestern University

A lifestyle intervention could fully normalize these four unhealthy behaviors, which put people at risk of developing heart disease and common cancers, including breast, colon and prostate.

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