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Parade/Cleveland Clinic Healthy Now Survey Reveals: Technology’s Growing Influence on Health Behaviors

Who are Americans more likely to take health advice from…their doctors or an Instagram influencer? Would U.S. adults rather talk or text? Socialize in real life or scroll through social media? Parade magazine and Cleveland Clinic joined forces for...

– Cleveland Clinic

Embargo expired on 11-Oct-2019 at 09:00 ET

Arts and Humanities


Iowa State artist wants to find ‘what’s good’ in a divided world

Jennifer Drinkwater is interviewing people in Iowa and Mississippi for stories about “what’s good” in their communities. These interviews – and the artwork inspired by the interviewees’ words – are the “What’s Good Project,” which d...

– Iowa State University


Rutgers Native American Experts Weigh in on Columbus Day vs. Indigenous Peoples Day Debate

Camilla Townsend, a history professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick whose research focuses on the relationship between indigenous people and Europeans throughout the Americas, says there is room for both holid...

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– Rutgers University


Researchers Publish Article Posing Powerful Moral Conflict Between Physician Aid-in-Dying and Suicide Prevention

Researchers at the University of Utah have published an article in the October edition of the American Journal of Bioethics posing the powerful moral conflict between physician aid-in-dying and suicide prevention. In the article, Brent Kious, assista...

– University of Utah

American Journal of Bioethics, Oct-2019

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Study: Self-Reported Suicide Attempts Rising in Black Teens as Other Groups Decline

Study in Pediatrics finds a rise in self-reported suicide attempts among Black teens, as well as an accelerating rate in Black female teens.

– New York University


Embargo expired on 14-Oct-2019 at 01:00 ET


Sweating for science

When people become stressed, their bodies can respond by sweating. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri are monitoring how much adolescents severely affected by autism sweat in order to better understand when behavioral issues, such as aggr...

– University of Missouri, Columbia

Frontiers in Psychiatry

Linguists Track Impact of Cognitive Decline Across Three Decades of One Writer's Diaries

Researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) specializing in language variation and change have identified a specific relationship between an individual's use of language

– University of Toronto

New Ways of Analyzing Variation 48 (NWAV48)


Study Identifies Religious Bias Against Refugees

When you hold constant national origin, religion is the most powerful source of discrimination against refugees to the United States – mattering more than gender, age, fluency in English or professional skill. Also: Though anti-Muslim bias prevails...

– University of California San Diego


Embargo expired on 10-Oct-2019 at 14:00 ET



NUS team creates ‘The Lost Foxfire’ - an interactive, multisensory VR game that achieves remarkable realism

NUS researchers have developed a novel bodysuit and mixed virtual reality game that simultaneously engages a player's senses of sight, hearing, touch and smell to complete challenges. This novel technology could be used to recreate realistic scenario...

– National University of Singapore

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Head of Richmond Fed Shares Economic Outlook, Offers 10 Life and Career Tips at UVA Darden

Speaking at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business at a Leadership Speaker Series address, Barkin said he hoped his experience as someone who had been immersed in the nuts and bolts of business, hiring and firing, and raising and loweri...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Industries in Focus: Where Darden Grads Go to Do Their Best Work

From health care to real estate to consumer packaged goods, University of Virginia Darden School of Business graduates in the Class of 2019 accepted jobs across 15 industries after graduation. At Darden, on-Grounds and off-Grounds recruiting opportun...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Heart of a Champion: Darden Professor Uses NBA Legends to Teach Leadership

Former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant and former San Antonio Spur Tim Duncan are each more than three years into retirement from professional basketball, but the NBA legends’ personas are living on through courses at the University of Virginia Darde...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Law and Public Policy


Both Democrat and Republican Likely Voters Strongly Support Sex Education in Schools

Democrats and Republicans disagree on many policies but not on sex education for teenagers, a Rutgers-led national survey finds.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Sex Education

Embargo expired on 14-Oct-2019 at 08:00 ET


Rutgers study examines smoking status, health conditions in older Chinese American men

The findings of the study by the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research underscore the need for culturally targeted interventions to prevent and reduce tobacco use, manage chronic disease and screen for lung cancer.

– Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Aug-2019


Unfinished Business: Women Running in 2018 and Beyond

Gender disparities in American politics were not upended in a single cycle, but the 2018 election marked sites of progress as well as persistent hurdles for women candidates. Evaluating the 2018 election in the context of both past and present offers...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

University Hospitals Applauds HHS’ Proposal to Modernize Rules and Enhance Value-Based Care

Reaction of University Hospitals in Northeast Ohio to proposal from HHS to reform the Physician Self-Referral Law and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute.

– University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

LifeWire Announcement

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Alumni Earns Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) alumna and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood has earned the Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service from the Johns Hopkins University. The award honors alumni who have brought recognition to the ...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

A bold restructuring of ASU’s College of Health Solutions results in growth and innovation across all measures

One year following a large-scale restructuring, Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions announces growth in enrollment, new faculty and research advancement.

– Arizona State University (ASU)

College of Health Solutions

LifeWire Marketplace

University of Adelaide to widen scope of education through online learning

The University of Adelaide will educate thousands of additional students online over the next five years, thanks to a new partnership with the world’s leading learning company, Pearson.

– University of Adelaide





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