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Hopkins' Campbell Asks Senate to Keep Guns from Stalkers

Nurse/researcher Jacquelyn Campbell of Johns Hopkins urges passage of Sen. Amy Klobuchar's Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act to keep guns out of the hands of potential killers.

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Appreciation for Fat Jokes, Belief in Obese Stereotypes Linked

From movies to television, obesity is still considered “fair game” for jokes and ridicule. A new study from researchers at Bowling Green State University took a closer look at weight-related humor to see if anti-fat attitudes played into a person’s appreciation or distaste for fat humor in the media.

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Loyola Launches Institute for Transformative Interprofessional Education

Loyola University Chicago has established the Institute for Transformative Interprofessional Education (ITIE) to educate future health-care providers and professionals to work as a team to better care for patients.

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Chicago Bears Join the American Academy of Dermatology in Fight against Skin Cancer

The Chicago Bears are excited to announce the team’s partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) in an effort to raise awareness of skin cancer. Through this partnership, the Chicago Bears will host free SPOT me™ skin cancer screenings at a preseason fan event on Saturday, August 2 at Soldier Field.

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New Book by S&T Author Explores American Novelist Richard Russo

Novelist Richard Russo chronicles life in the hard-hit rural manufacturing towns of the Northeast. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Drowne explores the techniques and themes Russo uses throughout his works.

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Psychology Research About Vision and Pigeons May Improve Driver Safety, Earns Honors

Kansas State University psychology professors receive recognition for research on scene gist and how human perception compares to that of pigeons.

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Teen Insomnia Is Linked with Depression and Anxiety

A study of high school students by University of Adelaide psychology researchers has shed new light on the links between insomnia-related mental health conditions among teens.

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New Studies Explore IB Students’ Preparedness for Success in the 21st Century

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These research findings, a compiled summary of studies over the last months of 2013 and 2014, demonstrate how the International Baccalaureate (IB) helps prepare students for success by creating college- and career-ready global citizens.

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New Studies Explore IB Students’ Preparedness for Success in the 21st Century

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These research findings, a compiled summary of studies over the last months of 2013 and 2014, demonstrate how the International Baccalaureate (IB) helps prepare students for success by creating college- and career-ready global citizens.

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