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Article ID: 19750

Firm Parental Rules, Teen Use of Alcohol, Marijuana

University of Washington

There's new evidence that parents can prevent or delay their children from using alcohol and marijuana if they set clear rules and expectations -- even if the relationships between parents and children seem strained during the teen years (American Journal of Public Health).

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19-Jul-2000 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 19741

When Disasters Strike, Can Colleges Lessen the Impact?

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Universities can play a major role in helping lessen the impact of disasters in their communities and speeding recovery, according to a professor who researches public preparedness for hurricanes and who has organized the July 26 Project Impact Higher Education Conference.

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Article ID: 19616

Warm Family Environment Protects Aggressive Children

American Psychological Association (APA)

A pattern of maladaptive behaviors beginning with aggression in school-age children can be halted, say researchers who study the relationship between childhood aggression and the likelihood of later unemployment (Developmental Psychology, 7-00).

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17-Jul-2000 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 19733

Violence Between Parents in Youth Sports

University of Missouri

According to an MU professor who has coached youth ice hockey for more than 30 years, adult confrontations have become commonplace in youth leagues.

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15-Jul-2000 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 19731

Story Ideas from Temple for 7-15-2000

Temple University

1- Verdict still out on Philly cops; 2- Sports psychologist on parental sports violence; 3- Students create videos highlighting best of Philly for GOP; 4- Political protestors' rights and police regulations at the RNC.

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Article ID: 19650

Annual Report on Well-Being of America's Children

Ogilvy, DC

The Federal Interagency Forum will release it's fourth annual report, "America's Children: National Indicators of Well-Being," on July 13; the report shows children doing better in many ways.

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14-Jul-2000 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 19699

Strategies to Succeed in the New Market Economy

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

The annual meeting of the National Association of Social Workers will concentrate on today's quickly changing society. Issues to be focused on include Campaign 2000 and social security; the aging baby boomer population and its effects on society; children's mental health; and the new world of living with HIV/AIDS.

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13-Jul-2000 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 19693

Baby Boomers' Wealth Is Good News for Social Security

Ohio State University

Baby boomers have already accumulated more wealth than their parents did at similar ages, concludes an Ohio State study of wealth in the U.S. The results may ease concerns that the Social Security system will fail as baby boomers leave the workforce.

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Article ID: 19663

Nixon Tapes Given to Media Archives at UGA Libraries

University of Georgia

More than 30 hours of videotaped interviews with former President Richard Nixon, most of them unseen outside of the group that produced them in 1983, will find a permanent home in the Media Archives at the University of Georgia Libraries.

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Article ID: 19687

Creative Way to Beat the Heat

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Looking for a way to escape the summer heat with your children? Visit local art galleries or museums, said Toni Nordan, curator of the UAB Visual Arts Gallery.

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12-Jul-2000 12:00 AM EDT
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