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Trump Tweets the Phrases "Fake News" and "Failing NYTimes" the Most

“Fake news” and “failing nytimes” are the two phrases Donald Trump tweeted most in his first 100 days in office, showing just how much the president used Twitter to target the media at the start of his administration, according to Temple Univ...

– Temple University

Study: Models That Forecast Impact of Government Spending Are Easily Manipulated

Economists have found that the most widely used model for predicting how U.S. government spending affects gross domestic product (GDP) can be rigged using theoretical assumptions to control forecasts.

– North Carolina State University

American Economic Review, May 2017

American Psychological Association Voices Disappointment Upon Passage of American Health Care Act

The American Psychological Association and its affiliated APA Practice Organization expressed disappointment that the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act and urged the Senate to reject the bill, which is projected to take hea...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Political Talk Plagues Workers Months After U.S. Election

American workers are more likely to say they are feeling stressed and cynical because of political discussions at work now than before the 2016 presidential election, according to survey results released today by the American Psychological Associatio...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Embargo expired on 03-May-2017 at 09:00 ET

What U.S. Healthcare Needs Most Is Visionary Leadership

The only way out of the healthcare quandary, according to a new book by two healthcare leaders, is leadership itself. In “Rescuing healthcare: A leadership prescription to make healthcare what we all want it to be,” Dr. Denis Cortese and Antony B...

– Arizona State University (ASU)

Embargo expired on 03-May-2017 at 09:00 ET

Fake News and Filters Aren’t Fooling Internet Users

Despite what some politicians argue, fake news and biased search algorithms aren’t swaying public opinion, finds a Michigan State University researcher.

– Michigan State University

Is the Blog to Blame for Vladimir Putin’s 2011-12 Elections Defeat?

In the 2011-12 elections, Russia’s government leaders underestimated the power of the internet and it impacted the outcome of the elections and spurred massive demonstrations in response to Vladimir Putin’s stage-managing the presidential success...

– Florida Atlantic University


Policy and Public Affairs

American Chiropractic Association Statement on House Passage of Republican Health Care Bill

The American Chiropractic Association issues a statement in response to the House Passage of the Republican Health Care Bill, H.R. 1628.

– American Chiropractic Association

Legislation Would Include Chiropractors in the U.S. Public Health Service

A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would improve the quality of America’s health care infrastructure by further integrating doctors of chiropractic (DCs) through the nation’s official delivery and research networks. H.R. 2202 introdu...

– American Chiropractic Association

Endocrine Society Gravely Disappointed in House Passage of American Health Care Act

The United States House of Representatives today passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a piece of legislation intended to replace the Affordable Care Act. The Society opposed the legislation which would make coverage more expensive – if not o...

– Endocrine Society

Rheumatology Leaders Praise Medical Research Funding Boost in Congressional Spending Deal

The American College of Rheumatology today praised Congressional leaders for reaching a spending deal that provides a significant boost in federal funding for medical research.

– American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Curb Center Measures Public Opinion on Federal Funding for Arts

A significant majority of adults in the United States—63 percent—oppose eliminating federal funding for arts and culture, according to survey questions fielded by the Curb Center for Arts, Enterprise and Public Policy.

– Vanderbilt University


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Opposes Harmful Health Care Legislation Approved by House of Representatives

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics joins the vast majority of organizations representing health care providers, patients, hospitals and the elderly by opposing the harmful health care legislation passed May 4 by the House of Representatives.

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Boise State Study Shows Discrepancies in White House Petition Signatures

A study conducted by researchers at Boise State University shows delays and discrepancies in the number of signatures recorded on White House petitions drafted and signed by American citizens. This has potential ramifications for the success of citiz...

– Boise State University

Expert Pitch

Healthcare, Economic Experts Urge Caution in ACA Repeal and Replace Debate

– West Virginia University

Tulane University Experts Available to Discuss GOP Healthcare Bill, Religious Speech

– Tulane University

CSUCI Poli Sci Professor Says Passage of Healthcare Bill in the House Is No Guarantee of ACA Repeal

– California State University, Channel Islands

Denis Cortese, Expert on How to Fix the U.S. Healthcare System

– Arizona State University (ASU)

Trump Tweets Phrases "Fake News" And "Failing NYTimes" the Most - Temple University Expert

– Temple University

New Health Care Bill: U-M Experts Can Discuss

– University of Michigan

Doing a Trump Tax Plan Story? @floridastate Experts Available to Talk Complexities of White House Proposal

– Florida State University

No Science and No Policy After EPA’s Climate-Change Purge

– Cornell University





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