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10-Jan-2020


Maturing Out of Alcohol Use in Young Adulthood

Rates of heavy drinking and alcohol use disorder peak in the late adolescent and early adult age-group (19-25 years), before decreasing from around age 26. This supports the notion that many young people ‘mature out’ of heavier drinking behavior....

– Research Society on Alcoholism

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Embargo expired on 10-Jan-2020 at 10:00 ET

Social and Behavioral Sciences

13-Jan-2020


Survey Reveals Most Americans Know a Lot Less About Eye Health Than They Think They Do: Here’s Why That’s a Problem

A new survey has uncovered key gaps in American’s knowledge of eye health, and what they don’t know is putting them at risk of vision loss.

– American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

US Eye Disease Statistics

09-Jan-2020


Recovering from a Broken Bone

A new review article published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) sheds light on immobilization cast options.

– American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Education

10-Jan-2020


Queen’s University and Belfast City Council launch the Belfast Climate Commission to deliver action on the climate crisis

Queen’s University Belfast and Belfast City Council have today (Friday 10 January, 2020) launched the ‘Belfast Climate Commission’, to drive action on the climate crisis.

– Queen's University Belfast

Embargo expired on 10-Jan-2020 at 04:00 ET


Beyond the Bushfires, What Can Teachers Do to Help Their Kids?

In a little over two weeks, more than three million Australian students will return to school, ready to start a new year. But, amid the packed lunches and book bags, many may also be returning with a sense of anxiety and confusion in the aftermath of...

– University of South Australia

Pop Culture

09-Jan-2020


Chiropractors Suggest Limits, Good Habits to Prevent Video Game Injuries

Taking steps to help kids prevent common gaming injuries can reduce pain today and potentially reduce the risk of long-term damage.

– American Chiropractic Association

Law and Public Policy

10-Jan-2020


At gun safety events, 40% of gun owners reported not locking all household guns –– even around kids

Gun owners will go to events to get free devices for locking up their firearms at home, but a survey of nearly 3,000 participants at such events in Washington found that 40% had unlocked guns at home, and the presence of children in the home did not ...

– University of Washington

Preventive Medicine, February 2020

LifeWire Announcement


University of Utah selects Rodney Chatman as new chief of police at the Department of Public Safety

The University of Utah has selected Rodney Chatman as the new chief of police of the Department of Public Safety. Chatman, currently executive director of public safety and chief of police at the University of Dayton in Ohio, will assume his role ...

– University of Utah


Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University Educator Awarded National FellowshipEducator Awarded National Fellowship

Ofelia Martinez, M.D., M.P.H., was one of only eight recipients of the inaugural Strategic Educators Enhancement Fund (SEEF) Medical Education Research Fellowship.

– Hackensack Meridian Health


New $3 Million Study to Look at Influences on Using Opioid Medications in Criminal Justice Setting

With $3 million in funding from NIDA and NIGMS, UK College of Arts & Sciences Professor Carrie Oser is leading a new study focusing on factors that influence a person’s decision to use one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of ...

– University of Kentucky

LifeWire Higher Education Events


Iran Will Continue to Retaliate in Many Forms and in Many Places

Ambassador Susan Rice joined Wellesley College professor Michael Jeffries for a discussion about her new book, work in the Obama Administration, and current events like the Iran crisis at an event on campus.

– Wellesley College

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