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Binge-drinking when young could have long-term repercussions for heart health

Moderate drinking has been linked to a lower risk of coronary heart disease in several studies. However, the relationship between alcohol and heart disease remains controversial and is challenging to assess. Most available data are from prospective (...

– Research Society on Alcoholism

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Embargo expired on 30-Sep-2019 at 10:00 ET

Tech-delivered CBT shows promise for alcohol treatment

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) focuses on challenging and changing unhelpful thoughts and behaviors, and is a proven treatment for alcohol use disorder. However, the training and expert supervision needed to deliver consistent, high-quality face-...

– Research Society on Alcoholism

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Embargo expired on 30-Sep-2019 at 10:00 ET

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Drops in Income May Not Only Hurt the Wallet, They May Harm the Brain

Young adults who experience annual income drops of 25 percent or more may be more at risk of having thinking problems and reduced brain health in middle age, according to a study published in the October 2, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the med...

– American Academy of Neurology (AAN)


Embargo expired on 02-Oct-2019 at 16:00 ET

From Hate Speech to Hate Crimes

UNLV sociologist researches how interacting in online white supremacist networks can convert hateful words into real violence.

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Deviant Behavior

Optimism Linked to Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Events and Death

Research identifies a new target for helping patients decrease risk of heart disease and promote health

– Mount Sinai Health System

JAMA Network Open

“Personalized DJ” Music Playlist Algorithm Matches Songs to Listeners’ Changing Moods, Thanks to New Research

AUSTIN, Texas  Imagine having a disc jockey inside your computer who matches the music played to your current frame of mind. According to new research from The University of Texas at Austin, machine learning can approximate that experience  cre...

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

MIS Quarterly


New Study Reveals More Teens in Mexico Feel “Addicted” to their Mobile Devices than Teens in Other Countries Surveyed

"The New Normal: Parents, Teens, and Mobile Devices in Mexico," is a study based on a survey of more than 1,200 Mexican teens and parents, and is led by USC Annenberg Dean Willow Bay and Common Sense founder and CEO James P. Steyer. Mexico is the fou...

– USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Centro de Cultura Digital

No Evidence That Power Posing Works

Striking a power pose before an important meeting or interview is not going to boost your confidence or make you feel more powerful, says an Iowa State University researcher. A review of nearly 40 studies on the topic found not a single one supports ...

– Iowa State University



Researchers develop program aimed at reducing dating violence among students

A program developed to encourage healthy relationships and reduce dating violence was effective among early middle school students, according to results of a study published in the American Journal of Public Health by researchers at The University of...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

American Journal of Public Health ; 1R01CE002135

Black women contend with Superwoman persona

Black women in America often feel pressured to act like Superwoman to cope with the stress of race- and gender-based discrimination in their daily lives, which can have health implications, according to a new study co-led by a Michigan State Universi...

– Michigan State University

Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences

Study: Violent Victimization Among Youths Is Linked to Risky Sexual Behavior

For young people, being the victim of violence can lead to risky sexual behavior.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology



How Three Recent MSBA Grads Enhanced Their Skill Sets and Elevated Their Careers

The University of Virginia’s Master of Science in business analytics program is already making a huge positive difference in the lives of its graduates.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

5 Takeaways From Darden’s New Employment Report

The Class of 2019 of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business broke or tied several of the school’s employment records and had plenty of other good news to share, according to the School’s 2019–20 Employment Report.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


How Can Tech Innovation Reshape Biopharmaceutical Industry Amid Increasing Scrutiny?

The biopharmaceutical industry is in a period of transition. Medicine is becoming more precise, ROI for traditional drug development is drifting downward and pricing models are attracting scrutiny from regulators and consumers.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


UWM to Offer Tuition, Application Help to Bahamas Students Impacted by Hurricane

MILWAUKEE_The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is offering tuition and admissions assistance to students from the Bahamas impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Law and Public Policy


New Public-Private Research Upends Traditional Carbon Pricing and Presents a More Effective Method for Pricing Emissions

Newly released public-private research proposes a new method for calculating carbon tax rates based on environmental, economic, and social factors, including the costs the public pays for carbon usage such as damage to agriculture, vulnerable coastal...

– New York University

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

From Immigration Battle to Outer Space, Rutgers Student Makes Long Journey

Becoming an astronaut is challenging for anyone, but for School of Engineering senior Marissa Navarro, that dream was complicated by an eight-year fight to stay in the United States. Find out how she got the attention of NASA’s Mars 2020 deputy sur...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Parent and sibling attitudes among top influences on teenage e-cigarette use

Flavor, safety and family attitude toward vaping are among the greatest factors influencing teenage perception of e-cigarettes, new University at Buffalo research finds.

– University at Buffalo

Journal of Pediatric Nursing, Sept. 2019

A Conversation With Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan discusses the current state of U.S.-Pakistan relations, recent developments in the disputed region of Kashmir, and Pakistan’s relationship with India, Afghanistan, and other neighboring countries.

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Imran Khan, Council on Foreign Relations, September 23, 2019.

includes video

A Conversation With Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar of India

Foreign Minister Jaishankar discusses Indian foreign policy under a newly re-elected Modi government.

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Council on Foreign Relations, September 25, 2019.

includes video

Data Privacy and Governance to be Explored at 2019 UCI Audit Committee Summit

The University of California, Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business is holding their annual Audit Summit on Oct. 4, a half-day educational summit for audit committee members, board members, senior management, and audit professionals.

– University of California, Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business

includes video

LifeWire Announcement

AACI to Honor Representatives Castor, Upton With Public Service Awards

AACI will present 2019 Public Service Awards to U.S. Representatives Kathy Castor (D-FL) and Fred Upton (R-MI) on Monday, October 21, during the AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.

– Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI)

Embargo expired on 02-Oct-2019 at 00:00 ET

The University of Texas Tower Fellows Program Offers “Next” for Successful Professionals

AUSTIN, Texas  With the fall semester in full swing at the University of Texas at Austin, one group of students is embarking on a unique journey as part of the Tower Fellows program, which offers successful professionals the perfect setting to sta...

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

AADE Announces Donna Tomky Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice in Honor of Late AADE President

he Donna Tomky Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice will recognize a nurse practitioner who continues to advance the integration of self-management behaviors with clinical management through practice, health plan or health system innovation. The...

– American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

NYU’s Center on International Cooperation Names Liv Tørres Director of the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies

New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC) has named Liv Tørres of the Nobel Peace Center as director of the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies.

– New York University

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Unveils New Master of Health Administration (MHA) Degree

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has begun offering a Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree. Applications for the new MHA program are now open for enrollment starting in January, March, ...

– Mount Sinai Health System

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Cornell launches online course on inclusive teaching

The course, Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom, explores strategies for creating and sustaining effective and inclusive learning environments where all students are positioned to excel, and it gives faculty the tools to teach across diff...

– Cornell University

Rutgers Launches Graduate Degree in Public Health for Clinicians

The Rutgers School of Public Health has launched a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree for clinicians. The degree program will begin accepting students for the spring 2020 semester.

– Rutgers School of Public Health

New Approach Seeks Better Outcomes for Teen Depression

By developing brief, accessible interventions for youth psychopathology in depression, bolstered by a five-year, $2 million Early Independence Award (EIA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Stony Brook University's Jessica Schleider, PhD, ...

– Stony Brook Medicine

UVA Darden Effectuation Pioneer Receives Global Legacy Impact Award

University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Saras Sarasvathy has been recognized on a global stage for her pioneering work in the field of entrepreneurship. Sarasvathy on 29 Sep

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

CSU Campuses Begin Accepting Fall 2020 Applications on October 1

Beginning October 1, 2019, all 23 California State University (CSU) campuses will accept applications for admission to the fall 2020 term. Students interested in attending any CSU campus can apply online at the university's application portal: Cal St...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

DoD Grant to Help Advance Fog Research at CSUMB

California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) College of Science Professor Dan Fernandez has secured a Department of Defense (DoD) grant that will help fund enhanced technology used in fog collection research at CSUMB. The award, totaling $266,58...

– California State University, Monterey Bay

LifeWire Higher Education Events

Homerathon: All 15,693 Lines of Poetry from 'Iliad' to be Read Aloud Oct. 4

Gonzaga University’s most “epic” tradition unfolds on Friday, Oct. 4, in an all-day public reading aloud of the oldest of the Greek epics, Homer’s “Iliad.” That’s 15,693 lines of poetry to be read until finish expected around midnight. ...

– Gonzaga University

LifeWire Research Alert

The Security Implications of Human Trafficking

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Jamille Bigio and Rachel Vogelstein, Council on Foreign Relations, October 2019.





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