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Negative Emotions Regarding Never Deploying Are Related to Alcohol Misuse among Male, But Not Female, Reserve and Guard Soldiers

Research shows that many soldiers who have never been deployed experience negative emotions such as feelings of guilt and decreased value, connectedness, and camaraderie within their unit. Additional research shows that US Army Reserve/National Guard...

– Research Society on Alcoholism

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Embargo expired on 01-Nov-2018 at 10:00 ET

Arts and Humanities


U.S. Poverty Numbers Continue to Decline, Researchers Find

New poverty dashboard developed by professors James Sullivan of the University of Notre Dame and Bruce Meyer of the the University of Chicago visualizes more accurate overview of poverty.

– University of Notre Dame

Consumption Poverty Report

No Justice Beyond the Jail Walls

University of Delaware Professor Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve's new story, "The Waiting Room," looks at mistreatment at Cook County Jail in Chicago, the largest in the nation. She found that injustices continued beyond the prison walls. The story is par...

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– University of Delaware

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Happy Childhood Memories Linked to Better Health Later in Life

People who have fond memories of childhood, specifically their relationships with their parents, tend to have better health, less depression and fewer chronic illnesses as older adults, according to research published by the American Psychological As...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Health Psychology; American Psychological Association

Embargo expired on 05-Nov-2018 at 09:00 ET


As Evening Commute Gets Darker, It Could Also Become More Dangerous

The end of daylight saving time—on Nov.4 this year—could create a more dangerous evening commute for people on foot, as darkness falls earlier and drivers find it harder to see on the road, says a Cedars-Sinai trauma physician.

– Cedars-Sinai


Take a Lot of Sick Days? Who You Know and Where You Live Might Be Partly to Blame

New research by Lijun Song suggests that knowing high-status people may not always be good for your health--but it depends on how economically unequal your country is.

– Vanderbilt University

Social Science & Medicine



College Education Aids in Proper Use of Dietary Supplements Among Young Adults

Young adults who are educated about dietary supplements in college are more likely to use them appropriately, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University at New York.

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Journal of Dietary Supplements, Sept-2018

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Hillary Rodham Clinton Scholarships offer US students the opportunity to study at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast has announced the launch of a new Scholarship for students from the US and a new Fellowship in honor of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton.

– Queen's University Belfast

Law and Public Policy


In the Wake of U.S. Policy Rollbacks, Electric Vehicles Roll On

The U.S. government’s 2011 fuel efficiency standards provided manufacturers with a roadmap for innovation. But, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation have proposed changes to these standards, freezing 2020 fu...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

National Scientific Organizations File Amicus Brief Objecting to Inclusion of Citizenship Question in the 2020 Census

The American Sociological Association, the American Statistical Association, and the Population Association of America this week filed an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York supporting a challenge to the late...

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

LifeWire Announcements

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Jacquelyn Campbell Receives Most Prestigious Awards in Nursing

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing professor Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, earned two of the most prestigious awards in nursing, including the Ada Sue Hinshaw Award from the Friends of the National Institute for Nursing Research (FNINR) and the Ame...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Biocatalysis Expert Richard Gross Recognized for Economical Environmental Chemical Advances

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has recognized biocatalysis expert Richard Gross with the 2019 ACS Award for Affordable Green Chemistry, bestowed for outstanding scientific discoveries or chemistries that lay the foundation for cost-competitive e...

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

See for Yourself: Tupac Shakur Material at Temple’s Blockson Collection

The memorabilia includes a dozen handwritten documents and bullet-dented medallion.

– Temple University

New Virtual Training Gives First Responders and Educators an ‘EDGE’ on School Safety

Developed by DHS S&T, the U.S. Army Simulation and Training Technology Center (STTC), and Cole Engineering Services Inc. (CESI), the Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment (EDGE), a virtual training platform, allows teachers, school staff, law enfor...

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

Helping Children Five and Younger Deal with Trauma

An increasing number of children under the age of five are experiencing mental and emotional difficulties. Mental health clinicians, Headstart teachers and parents in South Dakota be better prepared to help them through a new collaborative project. ...

– South Dakota State University

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee announces new chief student affairs, enrollment officers

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has named Kelly Haag as its chief student affairs officer and Katie Miota as its chief enrollment officer.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

UIC choral and vocal studies director named artistic director of Beijing children’s choir

Head of UIC choral and vocal studies tapped to lead children's choir

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Dean named to Texas Graduate Education Advisory Committee

Rajkumar Lakshmanaswamy, Ph.D., dean of TTUHSC El Paso’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, has been appointed to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s Graduate Education Advisory Committee. The 24-member committee, which meets up ...

– Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Canisius Researchers Receive Federal Grant to Study Relationship Between Aging and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Older Adults

Research on autism spectrum disorder in older adulthood lags significantly behind that of research in other age groups. A Canisius research team was awarded a federal grant to better understand the life outcomes of adults with autism spectrum disord...

– Canisius College





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