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Older Adults Are Increasingly Identifying - But Still Likely Underestimating - Cognitive Impairment in Their Families

An increasing number of older adults are reporting cognitive impairment in their families over the past two decades, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine.

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Do Less Harm: E-Cigarettes a Safer Option Than Smoking

A new article publishing in the forthcoming volume of the Annual Review of Public Health focuses on harm minimization and smoking cessation, with alternative nicotine products like e-cigarettes emerging as a promising avenue for people who want to quit smoking.

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Junk Food Tax is Legally and Administratively Viable, Finds New Analysis

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An original analysis by researchers at New York University College of Global Public Health and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University finds that a federal tax on junk food is both legally and administratively feasible.

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Young Adults Report Differing Sexual Effects From Alcohol, Marijuana, and Ecstasy

Alcohol, marijuana, and ecstasy each have very different sexual effects, from attraction and desire to sensitivity to sexual dysfunction, finds a study by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU Meyers College of Nursing.

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Linking Success in Certain Fields to Intellectual Talent Undermines Women’s Interest in Them

Due to the cultural stereotypes that portray ‘brilliance’ as a male trait, messages that tie success in a particular field, job opportunity, or college major to this trait undermine women’s interest in it.

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Amidst Opioid Crisis, NYU Meyers' Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research Studying Prevention, Treatment of Opioid Abuse

The Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing has increasingly focused its research on opioid abuse, both in urban and rural settings.

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“The Post” Movie and Freedom of the Press--NYU’s “First Amendment Watch” Explains the Pentagon Papers’ Case

NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s First Amendment Watch, an online resource offering coverage and context to the debate over freedom of expression, dives inside the Pentagon Papers, whose publication led to a press crisis culminating in a landmark 1971 Supreme Court decision. The case is the centerpiece of the recently released film “The Post,” starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks.

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Rangarajan Sundaram Named Dean of NYU’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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NYU President Andrew Hamilton and Provost Katherine Fleming today announced the appointment of Rangarajan “Raghu” Sundaram as Dean of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

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We Overstate Our Negative Feelings in Surveys, New Research Shows

We tend to overstate our negative feelings and symptoms in surveys, shows a new study by a team of psychology researchers. This bias wears off over time, but the results point to the possibility that measurements of health and well-being, which are vital in making medical assessments and in guiding health-related research, may be misinterpreted.







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