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How Are Student Loans Affecting the Well-Being of Young Adults?

Researchers at the University of South Carolina researchers find that young adults who accumulated higher amounts of debt incurred from student loans reported higher levels of depressive symptoms, even with adjustments for parental wealth, childhood...
22-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Social Media Can Provide the Support Needed to Maintain Weight Loss

According to recent research from the Arnold School of Health at the University of South Carolina, use of social media sites like Facebook can be associated with a significant drop in pounds, especially during the critical maintenance period of a...
20-Jan-2015 10:15 AM EST

Study Shows Vegan Diet Best for Weight Loss Even with Carbohydrate Consumption

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A new study by the University of South Carolina finds that people shed more weight on an entirely plant based diet, even if carbohydrates are also included. Other benefits of eating a vegan diet include decreased levels of saturated and unsaturated...
6-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Survey: Fortune 500 Employees Can Expect to Pay More for Health Insurance

The results of a HR@Moore survey of chief HR officers at Fortune 500 companies provides the first factual data on how firms have been impacted by PPACA and how they are responding to the rising costs they report.
18-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Patents Issued for Novel Home Cleaning Method to Reduce Asthma

A team of researchers from the University of South Carolina received two patents for a new method to rid carpets, mattresses and other furniture of harmful allergens and pests that cause asthma.
26-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

New Study Sheds Light on Survivors of the Black Death

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A new study released May 7 in the journal PLOS ONE suggests that people who survived the medieval mass-killing plague known as the Black Death lived significantly longer and were healthier than people who lived before the epidemic struck in 1347. ...
7-May-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Obese Americans Get Less Than One Minute of Vigorous Activity Per Day, Research Shows

Researchers at the University of South Carolina have validated a new method for calculating physical activity, sedentary behavior, and the food energy requirements of Americans. The results suggest that as a nation, we spend more than 15 hours per...
12-Feb-2014 10:55 AM EST

Study Shows Drop in Crime Rates Are Less Where Wal-Mart Builds

Communities across the United States experienced an unprecedented decline in crime in the 1990s. But for counties where Wal-Mart built stores, the decline wasn’t nearly as dramatic. The study, titled “Rolling back prices and raising crime...
7-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

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Former Police Officer Turned University of South Carolina Law Professor Discusses Community Policing

10-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

@UofSC Law Professor Lays Down the Rule of Law

10-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

@UofSC Marketing Expert on High Profile Auto Recalls Incl. #Takata Air Bags Available to Discuss Minimizing Future Issues

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30-Oct-2014 3:10 PM EDT

Immigrant integration: Up close with UofSC Assistant Professor Ben Roth

9-Sep-2014 3:15 PM EDT

University of South Carolina Expert on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Part of Immigration Ruling on Hold

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19-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Poet, National Book Award Nikky Finney Statement on Death of Maya Angelou

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Nikky Finney, the John H. Bennett, Jr. Chair of Southern Literature and Creative Writing at the University of South Carolina, can discuss the life and legacy of poet and author Maya Angelou. Contact Peggy Binette to coordinate an interview.
28-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Hurricane Experts @ UofSC Available to Discuss All Aspects of 2014 Hurricane Season

23-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Expert: 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board

Derek Black, a professor of education, civil rights and constitutional law at the University of South Carolina, is among the leading U.S. scholars on the landmark Brown decision.
9-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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