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Article ID: 681271

Public Health Expert, Health Economist Available to Discuss Childhood Obesity

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As the country continues to face childhood obesity – posing a serious health risk to children’s health in the United States – Georgia State University experts in public health and public policy are available to discuss the issue during this Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

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18-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 663813

Building a Base of Understanding: Scholars Examine Children's Literature and Principles of Human Rights

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A human rights scholar has explored through research how children's literature can, and does, provide kids a source of learning ethical principles -- fairness, justice and equality -- that underlie human rights law.

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31-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 654956

5 Ways Parents Can Help Ward Off the “Summer Slump” and Help Their Kids Retain What They’Ve Learned

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With school out for summer, parents can help their kids mentally engaged and active with these five tips from a literacy and education expert at Georgia State University.

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7-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 639023

Environmental Health Expert, Innovator Stuart Shalat Joins Georgia State Public Health Faculty

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Dr. Stuart Shalat, an expert on pollution and its effect on children’s health, has joined the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a professor and director of the Division of Environmental Health.

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25-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT
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    16-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST

Article ID: 627483

To Save The Lives Of 5.6 Million Children From Tobacco Use, More Aggressive Actions Must Be Taken, Expert Explains

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Officials must use policy, tax and other regulatory tools to stem youth smoking and health effects of tobacco use

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15-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 624904

Environmental Expert Dr. Roby Greenwald Joins Georgia State’s School of Public Health

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Dr. Roby Greenwald, an air pollution researcher, is joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as an assistant professor in the Division of Environmental Health.

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20-Oct-2014 12:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 624281

Tobacco Expert Dr. Terry Pechacek Joins School of Public Health

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Dr. Terry Pechacek is joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a professor of health management and policy, effective Nov. 1. Dr. Pechacek has been deputy director for research translation in the Office on Smoking and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since 2012.

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6-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 623286

Study: Web Based Training Can Reduce Campus Rape

Georgia State University

Web-based training targeted at college-aged men is an effective tool for reducing the number of sexual assaults on U.S. campuses, according to a researcher in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

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15-Sep-2014 2:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 622694

Can We Ever Truly Master Password Security? Computer Scientist Weighs In

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A Georgia State University computer scientist says having to remember dozens of account passwords makes password security tricky -- and some of the faults with password security fall upon the operators of websites.

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2-Sep-2014 10:35 AM EDT
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Article ID: 622222

New Book Exposes the Death of Campaign Finance Reform

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s many attacks on campaign finance reform have turned democracy into a system that favors the wealthy and marginalizes ordinary citizens, Georgia State University College of Law Associate Professor Tim Kuhner writes in his new book, “Capitalism v. Democracy.”

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19-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
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