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Researchers Expose Secret Misuse of Personal Data by Mobile Apps, Create Solution to Help Consumers

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Computer science researchers at Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio have developed a novel solution to inform mobile device users about the hidden misuse of their personal data.

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UNLV Psychology Professor Launches Study of Traumatic Effects of Oct. 1 Tragedy

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Study focused on understanding how people are reacting emotionally to the tragedy at the Route 91 country music festival Oct. 1.

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Parents’ Alcohol Use Can Set the Stage for Teenage Dating Violence, Study Finds

Having a parent with an alcohol use disorder increases the risk for dating violence among teenagers, according to a study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions.

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Expert on #metoo Movement: Response Overwhelming, but Just a First Step in Long Process

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Eye-Catching Labels Stigmatize Many Healthy Foods

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Labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free may be eye-catching but are often free of any scientific basis and stigmatize many healthy foods, a new University of Delaware-led study found.

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UIC Wins National Award for Student Voter Engagement

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The University of Illinois at Chicago is among a select group of winners at the first-ever ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awards ceremony to recognize colleges and universities committed to increasing voting rates among college students.

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Neighborhood Matters – Association Between Neighborhood Cohesion and Self-Neglect in Chinese American Older Adults

Increasing neighborhood cohesion may enhance self-neglect prevention and intervention in U.S. Chinese older adults, suggested by a new study published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 17 OCT 2017 online.

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Teens Sacrifice Sleep When They Spend More Time on Electronic Devices

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The temptation to respond to social media notifications and text messages is keeping more and more teens awake at night. Teens who spend more than two hours a day on their smartphones get fewer than seven hours of sleep each night, according to a new study.

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FAA Approval for CNN to Fly Drones Over Crowds Sets an Important Milestone for the Industry, Says Virginia Tech Expert

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Want to Control Your Dreams? Here's How You Can

New research at the University of Adelaide has found that a specific combination of techniques will increase people's chances of having lucid dreams, in which the dreamer is aware they're dreaming while it's still happening and can control the experience.







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