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Study Explores Drug Users’ Opinions on Genetic Testing

Published in the International Journal of Drug Policy, the study, “Perceptions of genetic testing and genomic medicine among drug users,” gauged drug users’ attitudes and understandings of genetics and genetic testing through six focus groups....
23-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Video Blinds Us to the Evidence

Where people look when watching video evidence varies wildly and has profound consequences for bias in legal punishment decisions, a team of researchers at NYU and Yale Law School has found. This study raises questions about why people fail to be...
23-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Classroom Intervention Helps Shy Kids Learn

A program that helps teachers modify their interactions with students based on an individual’s temperament helps shy children to become more engaged in their class work, and in turn, improves their math and critical thinking skills.
22-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Fighting Parents Hurt Children’s Ability to Recognize and Regulate Emotions

Exposure to verbal and physical aggression between parents may hurt a child’s ability to identify and control emotions, according to a longitudinal study led by NYU Steinhardt.
17-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Puerto Ricans Who Inject Drugs, both in the Northeast U.S. and in Puerto Rico, Among Latinos at Highest Risk of Contracting HIV

The study, “Addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic among Puerto Rican people who inject drugs: the Need for a Multi-Region Approach,” published in the American Journal of Public Health (on-line ahead of print, September 11, 2014) described the...
9-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Nearly One in Five New Nurses Leave First Job Within a Year, According to Survey of Newly-Licensed Registered Nurses

A study in the current issue of Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice reveals that an estimated 17.5 percent of newly-licensed RNs leave their first nursing job within the first year and one in three (33.5%) leave within two years. The researchers...
9-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

NYC Teens/Young Adults who Abuse Prescription at High Risk for Overdose

A study in the International Journal of Drug Policy explores for the first time overdose-related knowledge and experiences of young adult nonmedical PO users to better understand how PO use relates to the likelihood and experience of overdose.
2-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Study Compares Consequences of Teen Alcohol and Marijuana Use

The researchers also found that alcohol use was more commonly reported to compromise relationships with friends and significant others (e.g., boyfriends); it was also reported to lead to more regret, particularly among females. Marijuana use on the...
28-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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8-Oct-2013 7:00 AM EDT

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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