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Article ID: 694380

New Online Resource Gives Hundreds of U.S. Cities Access to Key Neighborhood-Level Health Data to Create Thriving Communities

NYU Langone Health

The City Health Dashboard--an online resource with community-level health, social and economic data for the nation’s 500 largest cities-- enables local leaders to identify and take action around the most pressing health needs in their cities and communities.

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10-May-2018 3:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694567

Gardner Policy Institute announces Informed Decision Makers of the Year™ Awardees

Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute today announced the 2018 Informed Decision Makers of the Year™, a group of individuals and organizations who are helping the community prosper.

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14-May-2018 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694554

WashU Expert: Trump’s Drug Pricing Plan Breaks Little New Ground

Washington University in St. Louis

President Donald Trump, in a long-anticipated speech May 11, proclaimed to target reducing drug prices in America.But there is little in the speech or the administration’s plan that takes direct aim at industry, despite the president’s tough talk against pharmaceutical company pricing practices, says an expert on drug policy at Washington University in St.

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Article ID: 694115

Professor Wins Award for Study Showing Connection Between Neighborhood, Homeowner’s Association and Higher Property Values

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Homeowners in the Little Rock area who are looking for a long-term return on their investment should look for neighborhoods with a neighborhood or homeowner’s association, according to a study by a University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor.

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11-May-2018 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694382

Baylor Expert Shares 11 Tips to Negotiate the Best Retail Price

Baylor University

In today’s retail climate, where stores struggle to keep up with online competition and customers can compare prices with the ease of their smartphones, the price tag is just a starting point for negotiations, said a negotiation expert at Baylor University.

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10-May-2018 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694325

UVA Darden Professors Win Aspen Institute Award for Innovative Course on Economic Inequality

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The innovative and intensive eight-week “Economic Inequality and Social Mobility” seminar co-taught by Professors Jim Freeland and Ed Freeman was named as a winner of the 2017 Ideas Worth Teaching Award by the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program, which highlights 20 exceptional courses that “inspire and equip future business leaders to tackle the issues of our time.”

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10-May-2018 12:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694256

Penn Experts in Law and Ethics Call for Safeguards if Medicaid Work Requirement Policies Prevail

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced controversial policies inviting states to establish work requirements as a condition to receive Medicaid, many in the medical community opposed it. If these measures continue to be approved – as is the case in Kentucky, Indiana, and Arkansas – CMS should act to minimize the potential harms they could cause to Medicaid recipients, two Penn Medicine experts in law and ethics argue in a new JAMA Viewpoint published this week, that lays out basic safeguards to help guide the states. “Promoting health, after all,” the authors note, “is the goal of Medicaid.”

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9-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694201

Financial Strain Has Major Impact on Patients’ Health Care Decisions

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Low-income individuals are often reluctant or too embarrassed to discuss their financial hardships and constraints with caregivers during office visits. As a result, physicians and caregivers frequently misinterpret that choice as noncompliance with medical care.

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8-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694175

Final Round of Startup Challenge Monterey Bay Set for May 12

California State University, Monterey Bay

California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Institute for Innovation and Economic Development (iiED) will host the 2018 Startup Challenge Finale Saturday, May 12, 2018 at CSUMB @ Salinas City Center.

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How Recent Economy Kept Black, White Young Adults From Leaving Nest

Johns Hopkins University

Economic tumult in the early 2000s persuaded many young people to keep living with their parents, but the reasons why differ starkly by race, a study concludes.

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7-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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