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Monday, November 13, 2017

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New Research Finds People Will Desire Something Even More if You Increase Their Focus on It

Study suggests ways marketing and clinical treatment can influence behavior

– Case Western Reserve University

Motivation and Emotion


Racial Profiling by Retailers Creates an Unwelcome Climate for Black Shoppers, Study Shows

Discrimination endured by black shoppers forces them to downplay their race or shy away from an activity among the most common and celebrated in American culture, according to new research.

– Case Western Reserve University

Journal of Consumer Culture

Study: E-Cigarette Online Vendors Triple, Concerns Raised About Marketing, Pricing and Delivery

Two studies by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers reveal trends in the marketing practices, pricing, delivery methods and other features of online e-cigarette vendors.

– University of North Carolina Health Care System

Tobacco Control, Nov-2017

Wolters Kluwer New Quizzing Tool Delivers Personalized Learning for Millennials and Next Generation Medical Students and Residents

Wolters Kluwer Health unveiled a quizzing engine that delivers personalized learning and on-the-go insights to support how, when and where today’s medical students want to learn. The powerful quizzing tool allows students to track progress, view re...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)


Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural hea...

– Newswise

Virtual Press Briefing - Closing the Rural Health Gap

Embargo expired on 08-Nov-2017 at 08:55 ET

How to Be Cool

What makes a product or person “cool”? Darden Professor Lalin Anik, Johnny Miles (MBA ’17) and Ryan Hauser present a theory of coolness and explain four traits that contribute to coolness.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Take Charge, Wine Lovers, and Trust Your Palate

The traditional pairing of wine and food too often misses the mark – leaving people confused and intimated – and should be scrapped in favor of a more consumer-focused approach, a new study indicates.

– Michigan State University

International Journal of Wine Business Research, Vol. 29, Issue 3, Nov-2017

New Study Points to Risks from Mislabeled Unregulated Cannabidiol Products

Study findings highlight need for manufacturing and testing standards and federal government oversight.

– RTI International


Employee Volunteerism? Only if You Think Your Boss is Ethical

A new study shows that people who perceive their employer as committed to environmental and community-based causes will, in turn, engage in green behavior and local volunteerism, with one caveat: their boss must display similarly ethical behavior.

– University of Vermont

Journal of Business Ethics

American University Offers Graduate Certificate in Islamic Finance

New graduate certificate in Islamic finance offered at American University prepares professionals for the growing Islamic capital markets.

Expert Available

– American University


Microfinance Institutions Are Found Effective in Delivering Essential Health Products to Underserved Communities on a National Scale While Reducing Costs

New research from The Arnhold Institute for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, suggests that the capabilities of microfinance networks expand well beyond banking, and that tapping into these networks can bring measurable he...

– Mount Sinai Health System

Health Affairs

Embargo expired on 06-Nov-2017 at 16:00 ET

BizWire Announcements

Johns Hopkins APL and FS-ISAC Operationalize the Integrated Adaptive Cyber Defense Framework to Improve Cybersecurity in Critical Sectors

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center are operationalizing the Integrated Adaptive Cyber Defense (IACD) framework, which will enable companies to improve the ability to quickl...

– Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Embargo expired on 13-Nov-2017 at 08:00 ET

University of Chicago to Lead Initiative to Improve Diabetes Care in Vulnerable, Underserved Communities in U.S.

The University of Chicago has been selected by the Merck Foundation to play a national leadership role in a $16 million, five-year initiative to improve access to high-quality diabetes care among the most vulnerable and underserved communities throug...

– University of Chicago Medical Center

Babson College to Host First International Rocket Pitch in Chile

Babson College will host its first-ever international Rocket Pitch competition at Municipalidad de Vitacura in Santiago, Chile, on Thursday, November 23, 2017.

– Babson College

Innovation & New Technology Showcase Returns to ACI Convention

Innovative products and chemistries within the cleaning product supply chain will be highlighted at the 2018 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting & Industry Convention.

– American Cleaning Institute





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