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Northwestern Poll: Most African-Americans View Black Lives Matter as an Effective Movement

News about the Black Lives Matter movement (BLM) breaks daily -- but how do African-Americans really feel about the grassroots movement? According to a new poll by Northwestern University’s Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy (CSDD), 81...

– Northwestern University

Number of Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients Without Insurance Drops in First Year of ACA

The number of newly diagnosed cancer patients who were uninsured fell by one-third in the first year of the Affordable Care Act's implementation, according to research from Indiana University. The research, published in a research letter by JAMA Onco...

– Indiana University

JAMA Oncology

Media Advisory: Experts Can Discuss Fed Chair Options

Janet Yellen’s term as chair of the Federal Reserve ends in February. Speculation has begun about who the president might choose to be her successor. Johns Hopkins has several experts with extensive media experience to discuss this and any Fed ne...

Expert Available

– Johns Hopkins University

Innovative Student Voter Model Earns National Recognition

Northwestern University was recognized Oct. 19 at the national ALL IN Challenge Award Ceremony in Washington, D.C. The University earned recognition for having highest overall and most improved voter participation rates.

– Northwestern University

UIC Wins National Award for Student Voter Engagement

The University of Illinois at Chicago is among a select group of winners at the first-ever ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awards ceremony to recognize colleges and universities committed to increasing voting rates among college students.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Political Scientist: "Outburst of Athlete Activism Should Be 'Death Knell' That Sports and Politics Don't Mix."

– Pacific University (Ore.)

NAFTA Negotiations May Hinge on Dairy Dispute

– Cornell University

Election 2017: Stewart Endorsement More Important Than Trump for Candidate Gillespie, According to Virginia Tech Political Expert

– Virginia Tech

American College of Rheumatology Praises Senators Alexander and Murray for Bipartisan ACA Stabilization Deal

The American College of Rheumatology praises Sens. Alexander and Murray for reaching a bipartisan compromise on legislation that would help stabilize the ACA insurance marketplace.

– American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

New Study: Nearly Half of U.S. Medical Care Comes From Emergency Rooms

Nearly half of all US medical care is delivered by emergency departments, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In recent years, the percentage of care delivered by emergency departments has grown. ...

– University of Maryland School of Medicine

International Journal for Health Services

Embargo expired on 17-Oct-2017 at 09:00 ET

Comfortable with Conflict: Wake Forest University Faculty Help Students Navigate Political Divisions

At Wake Forest, faculty are making conscious efforts to help students get comfortable with a healthy degree of conflict as part of their academic and personal growth. Instead of shying away from studying topics that evoke strong – and often polariz...

– Wake Forest University

Tweeting Rage: How Immigration Policies Can Polarize Public Discourse

A University of Washington study of tweets in the months before and after the 2010 passage of Arizona's "show me your papers" law, findings showed that the average tweet about Mexican immigrants and Hispanics, in general, became more negative. Assist...

– University of Washington

American Journal of Sociology

Progress Isn’t Progress Unless It Happens for You

Economic progress can cause people to feel dispossessed and angry if they don’t feel like they are also advancing, according to a study. “The results indicate that a booming economy may not be the incumbent government’s sole insurance against l...

– Vanderbilt University

American Political Science Review

Endocrine Society Issues Statement on Health Insurance Policy Announcements

The Society will be closely monitoring regulations to implement the executive order and potential legislation in Congress regarding insurance markets. We will continue to advocate for access to comprehensive, quality insurance for patients and will p...

– Endocrine Society

Statement of American Psychological Association in Response to Trump Order to Halt Vital Health Insurance Subsidies

President Trump’s announcement that he is halting subsidy payments to insurers offering coverage under the Affordable Care Act threatens to significantly disrupt or end health coverage for millions of Americans by destabilizing the individual healt...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

FSU Expert Available To Discuss Trump Administration's Decision to End Affordable Care Act Subsidies

– Florida State University

@Umich Experts Available to Discuss Trump's Effort to End the Affordable Care Act

– University of Michigan

FSU Expert Available to Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal Decertification

– Florida State University

Experts Available to Comment on Trump Administration’s Action on Iran Nuclear Deal

– Indiana University





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