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NYU Research Shows the Struggle to Maintain Accurate Data on the Prevalence of Nonmedical Opioid Use by High School Students

A new study describes the differences in self-reporting of nonmedical opioid use among high school seniors. The results underscore that medical and law enforcement communities may be underestimating opioid use and not just among younger populations.
22-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU Meyers and Penn St. Awarded $5.8M NIH Grant to Improve Health for Minorities Living with HIV

The study will utilize an engineering-inspired framework to design an intervention to increase engagement along the HIV care continuum for African American/Black and Hispanic People Living with HIV who are neither taking antiretroviral therapy (ART)...
20-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rolling on Molly: US High School Seniors Underreport Ecstasy Use When Not Asked About Molly

A new study, published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence by researchers affiliated with NYU CDUHR, compared self-reported ecstasy/MDMA use with and without “Molly” in the definition. Researchers found that reported lifetime use (8.0% vs. 5.5%) was...
13-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NYU’s Carter Journalism Institute’s 2016 “Reporting Award” Winner to Focus on Native American Sovereignty, Identity

New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute has named Brooke Jarvis, a contributing writer to the California Sunday Magazine, as the recipient of its 2016 Reporting Award.
10-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chivalry Is Not Dead When It Comes to Morality

We’re more likely to sacrifice a man than a woman when it comes to both saving the lives of others and in pursuing our self-interests, a team of psychology researchers has found.
8-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Interracial Friendships Decrease Over Time in Elementary and Middle School, with Teachers Playing a Hidden Role

As elementary and middle school students progress in school, they are less likely to have friends of a different race, even from the beginning to the end of a single school year, finds a study led by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education,...
6-Jun-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Method Seeks to Diminish Risk, Maximize Investment in Cancer “Megafunds”

Recognizing the high research and development costs for drugs to combat cancer, a team of researchers has devised a method to maximize investment into these undertakings by spotting which efforts are the most scientifically viable.
6-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Increased Marrying, and Mating, by Education Level Not Affecting Genetic Make-Up, New Study Finds

While the latter half of the 20th century showed a widening gap between the more and less educated with respect to marriage and fertility, this trend has not significantly altered the genetic makeup of subsequent generations, a team of researchers...
25-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Case Exemplar for National Policy Leadership: Expanding Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

A new article chronicles the beginnings of PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) and outlines its rise to nationwide acceptance. PACE is a viable and sustainable model of community-based long-term care that provides coordinated and...
4-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EST

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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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