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Study: College Education Linked to Opioid Misuse Among Baby Boomers

The more educated a member of the baby boomer generation, the more likely they are to misuse prescription opioids, according to new research from the University at Buffalo.
21-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Don’t Blame Adolescent Social Behavior on Hormones

Reproductive hormones that develop during puberty are not responsible for changes in social behavior that occur during adolescence, according to the results of a newly published study by a University at Buffalo researcher. “Changes in social...
19-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Politics Is Not the Primary Reason People Are Leaving Churches, Study Suggests

Extreme political views might be driving some people away from churches, but the actual number of departing parishioners is not that large and those who do leave the pews are mostly marginally involved with the institution, according to a new study...
16-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Hispanic Americans Across Ethnicities Want HIV Testing in Spanish

New University at Buffalo research that investigated the language preferences of Hispanic Americans seeking HIV testing in New York found that the majority of Hispanic patients preferred to receive care in Spanish, even if they were fluent in...
14-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: Absence of Key Protein, TTP, Rapidly Turns Young Bones Old

The absence of TTP, a protein critical to the control of inflammation, may lead to rapid and severe bone loss, according to a new study led by the University at Buffalo.
9-Mar-2018 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Self-Esteem Affects the Benefits of Writing About Bias

Expressive autobiographical writing is similar to journaling, but isn’t necessarily a long-term endeavor. It helps organize thoughts, aids in the search for meaning and can place events within a life’s context – and there are documented health...
8-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Suggests Why Food Assistance for Homeless Young Adults Is Inadequate

Though young homeless adults make use of available food programs, these support structures still often fail to provide reliable and consistent access to nutritious food, according to the results of a new study by a University at Buffalo social work...
7-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Reality Television Played a Key Role in Taking Trump From Apprentice to President

There are many factors that account for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential election victory, but Americans would be doing a disservice to their understanding of the country’s political system by ignoring Trump’s 14-year starring role as a...
6-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Blood Test Does Not Detect Concussions, UB Expert Warns

21-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST


Houston’s Flooding Underscores Disaster Management Challenges of Years to Come in Communities Nationwide, UB Expert Says

30-Aug-2017 3:45 PM EDT


‘Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless’ Campaign May Be Doing More Harm, Researchers Argue

FDA ad campaign geared toward rural teens who use smokeless tobacco products fails to provide public with important information on relative risks of smokeless tobacco compared to traditional cigarettes, Kozlowski and Sweanor write.
8-Feb-2017 12:00 PM EST

Are the Cubs really cursed?

26-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT


Medicine Is the One Item You Should Never Buy Online, Says UB Pharmacy Practice Expert

The convenience of purchasing medicine online does not outweigh the risks, says Karl Fiebelkorn, University at Buffalo pharmacy practice expert.
28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

After Orlando Shooting, Focus on ISIS and Terrorism Distracts From Real Issues, UB Queer History Expert Says

14-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT


Clinicians Need to Screen ‘Nicotine Naïve’ Teenagers for Vaping, Says UB Addictions Expert

UB addictions expert Nancy Campbell-Heider calls on clinicians to screen for vaping among teens, who are either uninformed or misinformed about the dangers and risks associated with electronic cigarettes.
6-May-2016 12:30 PM EDT


FDA's New Tobacco Rules May Have an Unintended Effect, University at Buffalo Expert Says

5-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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