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Intrusive thoughts link sleep disturbance to problem drinking in veterans

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), sleep disturbance and alcohol problems are common among military veterans, and often occur together, with a large toll on physical and mental health. A new study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & E...

– Research Society on Alcoholism

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

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Arts and Humanities


Music is essential for the transmission of ethnobiological knowledge

Music has been a long-standing focus of scientific inquiry. For instance, since the 1850s, the evolutionary function of music has been a subject of keen debate.

– University of Helsinki

Journal of Ethnobiology

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Analyses of newborn babies' head odors suggest importance in facilitating bonding

A team led by Kobe University Professor Mamiko Ozaki (Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science) has become the first to identify the chemical makeup of the odors produced by newborn babies' heads.

– Kobe University

Scientific Reports


Pay, Flexibility, Advancement: They All Matter for Workers' Health and Safety, Study Shows

The terms and conditions of your employment — including your pay, hours, schedule flexibility and job security — influence your overall health as well as your risk of being injured on the job, according to new research from the University of Wash...

– University of Washington

Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, Sept-2019

UCLA to Lead $25 Million Opioid Study in Rural America

Scientists from the UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs will lead a $25 million National Institutes of Health study testing treatments, including the use of telemedicine, to help fight the opioid epidemic in rural America.

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences




Study Reveals Falsification Issues in Higher Education Hiring Processes

When concerns are expressed about distrust in science, they often focus on whether the public trusts research findings. A new study, however, explores a different dimension of trust. The study examined how researchers misrepresent their research acco...

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics


Buffalo State Professor on the 1619 Project

Steve Peraza, assistant professor in the History and Social Studies Education Department at Buffalo State, weighs in on the project, and how to apply the lessons learned to the real world.

– SUNY Buffalo State

New chancellor makes mark with $25,000 donation to faculty professional development 

The new chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has started her term with an investment in the future of faculty members at UA Little Rock. Dr. Christina Drale, named the university’s eighth chancellor by University of Arkansas Sys...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UVA Darden Class of 2019 Earns Record-Breaking Salaries, Highest Percentage Ever Receive Job Offers

Graduates of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business full-time MBA Class of 2019 took advantage of a strong job market to break multiple employment outcome records.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Law and Public Policy


Medicaid Reimbursement for Spinal Surgery Varies Between States

Most states reimburse less for spinal surgery in Medicaid patients, compared to Medicare reimbursement for the same procedures, reports a study in Spine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

– American Heart Association (AHA)


LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

CMS Takes a Significant Step Against Antimicrobial Resistance with Hospital Stewardship Requirement

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ new rule requiring hospitals participating in its programs to establish antibiotic stewardship programs will enable critical advances toward control of a major public health threat.

– Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

LifeWire Announcement

UTEP and Community Leaders Launch New Teacher Residency Program With Local School Districts

The College of Education at The University of Texas at El Paso and community leaders unveiled the Miner Teacher Residency Program, a full-year teacher placement designed to boost the readiness of aspiring teachers to better serve diverse students thr...

– University of Texas at El Paso

LifeWire Research Alert

Student Anxiety and Perception of Difficulty Impact Performance and Persistence in Introductory Biology Courses

– American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

CBE—Life Sciences EducationVol. 18, No. 2





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