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Past Sexual Assault Triples Risk of Future Assault for College Women

Disturbing news for women on college campuses: a new study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions indicates that female college students who are victims of sexual assault are at a much higher risk of becoming victims again.
5-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Cocaine Rewires the Brain: New Study to Unlock Keys That Could Disrupt Addiction

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Why do cocaine addicts relapse after months or years of abstinence? The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded a University at Buffalo scientist a $2 million grant to conduct research that will provide some answers.
4-Sep-2014 8:25 AM EDT

Video: Can a Stack of Computer Servers Survive an Earthquake?

In high-seismic regions, new facilities often are engineered with passive protective systems that provide overall seismic protection. But often, existing facilities are conventional fixed-base buildings in which seismic demands on sensitive...
2-Sep-2014 9:25 AM EDT

Study Finds Less Domestic Violence Among Married Couples Who Smoke Pot

New research findings from a study of 634 couples found that the more often they smoked marijuana, the less likely they were to engage in domestic violence.
26-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Social Media Alert: Online Phishers Are 'Farcing' Your Brains Out

Email phishers have spread to social media sites where they engage in new scams researchers call 'farcing'
4-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Is It Really a Concussion? Symptoms Overlap with Neck Injuries, Making Diagnosis a Tough Call

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Athletes and others reporting cognitive difficulties after a head injury are usually diagnosed as having had a concussion. But is it really a concussion? A new study published by University at Buffalo medical faculty finds that many of the same...
31-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Short Sellers Not to Blame for 2008 Financial Crisis, Study Finds

Contrary to widespread media reports, the collapse of several financial firms during the 2008 economic crisis was not triggered by unsettled stock trades, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
29-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Fear, Not Data, Motivates Sunscreen Users, Research Shows

We’re often told that worrying can be harmful to one’s health. But University at Buffalo researchers say that when it comes to preventing skin cancer, a little fear is good for you.
1-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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‘Don’t Let a Drop of Water Touch Your Mouth’ and Other Global Travel Tips

“Remember that most diseases are transmitted by food, water and insects,” says John A. Sellick, Jr., DO, University at Buffalo associate professor of medicine. “So get vaccinated, keep insects off you as much as possible and be careful with...
10-Jun-2014 3:10 PM EDT

Zohydro Will Create New Addicts, UB Addiction Medicine Expert Says

5-Mar-2014 12:00 PM EST

Think It’s Safe to Type a Quick Text While Walking? Guess Again

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Texting and walking is a known danger, but Dietrich Jehle, professor of emergency medicine at the University at Buffalo, says distracted walking results in more injuries per mile than distracted driving.
3-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EST

Finley Watches U.S. Supreme Court Buffer Zone Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court debate over whether to maintain buffer zones restricting protestors at Massachusetts reproductive clinics returns to familiar constitutional territory justices already have ruled on, Lucinda Finley says.
11-Feb-2014 3:00 PM EST

UB Volcanologists Can Discuss Safety and Hazards Surrounding High-Risk Volcanoes in Populated Areas

4-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

Immigration Expert Says Michigan Governor’s Proposal Shows the Key Role of State and Local Officials

A proposal that the federal government grant 50,000 visas to immigrants willing to settle and work in Detroit shows some of the best ideas about immigration are coming from the state and local levels, according to a UB immigration law expert.
24-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

Who Will the Affordable Care Act Benefit Most? Past AMA President, UB Faculty Member, Provides Perspective

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2-Oct-2013 11:30 AM EDT

Lowering DWI Limit Could Save Lives, Says UB Research Professor

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15-May-2013 12:50 PM EDT

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