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Article ID: 695235

Study shows that gun purchase delays can reduce suicide rates

University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB economists show the benefits of gun purchase delay policy in relation to suicide rates.

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29-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 677541

Heart Disease Risk in Older Women, Seafood Rich Diet Helps Fertility, Gay Teens Using Adult Hook-Up Apps, and More in the Sex and Relationships News Source

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The latest research and features on sex in the Sex and Relationships News Source

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25-May-2018 5:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695132

University of Utah Launches Statewide American Dream Ideas Challenge

University of Utah

The search is on for policy and technology innovation proposals with the potential to foster access to and support for a thriving middle class in Utah — and the best ideas may be eligible for up to $1 million in funding.

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24-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695071

Study Finds Black Americans Face Education, Income Barriers to Healthy Behaviors

University of Iowa

A new University of Iowa–led study reports educational opportunities and higher incomes may be key to closing the health gap between most black and white Americans. Researchers say socioeconomic factors, mainly wealth and education, influenced the differences in health behaviors between the groups more than other variables.

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24-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695017

Lack of Paid Sick Leave Increases Poverty

Florida Atlantic University

A new study has quantified, for the first time, the relationship between lack of paid sick leave and poverty in the U.S. The data indicates that, even when controlling for education, race, sex, marital status and employment, working adults without paid sick leave are three times more likely to have incomes below the poverty line. People without paid sick leave benefits also are more likely to experience food insecurity and require welfare services.

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24-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695062

UCI Expert Source - Amazon HQ2 Announcement

University of California, Irvine

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23-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694458

How Much Is the United States Actually Spending on Prescription Drugs?

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, held a session, “When Research Questions Collide: How Much Is the United States Actually Spending on Drugs?”, at ISPOR 2018 in Baltimore, MD, USA.

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14-May-2018 7:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694959

Becoming GDPR Compliant on a Global Basis Will Carry a Cost, Expert Says

Northwestern University

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22-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694459

Microfinance Institutions Play an Important Role in Adapting to Climate Change by Increasing the Resiliency of Their Borrowers

St. Mary's College of Maryland

Study examines how microfinance institutions that provide collateral-free loans (mostly to women) can help their borrowers deal with consequences of climate change. The article suggests that these institutions will play an important role in adapting to climate change by increasing the resiliency of their borrowers.

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22-May-2018 1:25 PM EDT
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    22-May-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 694735

The Price of Chaos: A New Model Virtually Pits New Investors Against Experienced Ones

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Variation in expertise and risk-taking behaviors among investors regularly sends markets on roller-coaster rides. Researchers describe the intricate dynamics driving a financial markets model in this week’s Chaos. Their model takes aim to simulate asset pricing when mixed groups of investors enter a market. By examining bifurcation conditions, they described transitions between different chaotic dynamical regimes. They showed that their model can reflect the nature of real markets by switching between bear and bull dynamics.

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17-May-2018 9:20 AM EDT
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