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15 Percent of Cigarettes Sold in NYC Have Illegal Tax Stamps, Study Finds

Licensed tobacco retailers throughout New York City are selling a substantial number of cigarette packs carrying either counterfeit or out-of-state tax stamps, finds an investigation by NYU public health researchers.
24-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Uses 311 Complaints to Track When and Where Neighborhood Conflict Emerges


In a new study from New York University using 311 complaint data, researchers tracked when and where New Yorkers complain about their neighbors making noise, blocking driveways, or drinking in public. They found that these complaints – a defining...
14-Aug-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Receives $2.55M HRSA Award to Create a Clinical/Community Partnership to Expand Primary Care for Older Adults

This initiative creates a paradigm shift from the traditional perception of primary care as a visit to a doctor to one in which primary care is woven throughout a continuum of locations that extends into the community where care plans can be...
13-Aug-2015 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Study Examines Top High School Students’ Stress and Coping Mechanisms

The study shows that there is growing awareness many subgroups of youth experience high levels of chronic stress, to the extent it impedes their abilities to succeed academically, compromises their mental health functioning, and fosters risk...
11-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Examines How and Why States Adopt Drunk Driving Laws

A study by researchers at NYU Steinhardt finds that the severity of drunk driving within the state is not the most important predictor of whether states adopt new laws to restrict drunk driving – nor is the political makeup of the state...
10-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Opioid Use and Sexual Violence Among Drug-Using Young Adults in NYC

The research seeks to identify the potential role of drug use in increasing risk of sexual violence among young adult opioid users in NYC, and to identify the specific social and contextual factors surrounding this group’s experiences of sexual...
4-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Scientists Bring Order, and Color, to Microparticles

A team of New York University scientists has developed a technique that prompts microparticles to form ordered structures in a variety of materials. The advance offers a method to potentially improve the makeup and color of optical materials used in...
3-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Character Traits Outweigh Material Benefits in Assessing Value Others Bring to Us

When it comes to making decisions involving others, the impression we have of their character weighs more heavily than do our assessments of how they can benefit us, a team of New York University researchers has found.
3-Aug-2015 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NYU Faculty Available for Interview About U.S. Presidential Campaign

The following New York University faculty members (listed below by subject of expertise) will be available for comment on news developments and issues that arise in connection with the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign.
9-Jul-2012 12:20 PM EDT

NYU Experts on Healthcare Policy Will Be Available for Comment When Supreme Court Rules on 2010 Federal Health Care Law

27-Jun-2012 11:50 AM EDT

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