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Teens Prescribed Anxiety, Sleep Medications Likelier to Illegally Abuse Them Later

The medical community may be inadvertently creating a new generation of illegal, recreational drug users by prescribing anti-anxiety or sleep medications to teenagers, say University of Michigan researchers.

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday-Related Topics Ranging From Shopping to Sadness

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday-Related Topics Ranging From Shopping to Sadness

As the holiday season begins, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss holiday-related topics ranging from shopping to sadness.

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NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Online Public Health Program Rates Among the Best Nationally

Public Health Online, a leading online resource for public health education and careers, recently published a new list of the Best Online Master of Public Health (MPH) Programs for 2014-15, which ranked Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Online Public Health Program No. 17 out of the top 50 in the United States.

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Scientists do Glass a Solid—with New Theory on How it Transitions from a Liquid

How does glass transition from a liquid to its familiar solid state? How does this common material transport heat and sound? And what microscopic changes occur when a glass gains rigidity as it cools? A team of researchers at NYU’s Center for Soft Matter Research offers a theoretical explanation for these processes.

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Threats of Terrorism Perceived Differently Depending on Identification Within a Group

People who see their group as more homogenous – for instance, the more one thinks Americans are similar to each other – are less likely to be influenced by external terrorist threat alerts, according to research from NYU Steinhardt.

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