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Efforts to Revive Coal Industry Unlikely to Work, May Slow Job Growth

Current federal efforts to revive the coal industry will likely do more harm than good to fragile Appalachian communities transitioning from coal as a major source of employment, according to a study conducted by Indiana University researchers.

– Indiana University

Energy Research & Social Science, March-2018

You Can’t Tell a Gerrymandered District by Its Shape

When it comes to judging the fairness of electoral districts, we can’t believe our eyes.

– Ohio State University

American Society of Anesthesiologists Supports Trump Administrations’ Declaration of Opioid Crisis as Public Health Emergency

ASA today announced its support of President Donald J. Trump’s announcement officially declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency. The ASA applauds the president’s administration for taking this important step toward addressing drug a...

– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

FSU Experts Available to Talk Complexities of Tax Reform

– Florida State University

Expert Says Opioid Crisis Should be National Emergency Rather Than Health Emergency

– Stony Brook University

Will Russia Hearings Reap Regulations for Social Media Giants?

– Cornell University

Opioid and Addiction Expert Available to Discuss Trump's Declaration on Opioid Epidemic

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Washu Expert: Opioid Crisis More Than What Trump Calls ‘Public Health Emergency’

– Washington University in St. Louis

Duke Expert: Opioid Public Health Emergency Is a First Step, But Many More Needed

– Duke Health

WVU Experts Available to Talk About Opioid Epidemic in Light of New Designation as Public Health Emergency

– West Virginia University

Expert from Rush University Medical Center is Available to Offer an Insight into New Elder Abuse Protection Law

– Chinese Health, Aging, and Policy Program (CHAP)

Investing in Conservation Pays Off, Study Finds

Governments and donors have spent billions of dollars since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit attempting to slow the pace of species extinctions around the world. Now, a new paper in Nature provides the first clear evidence that those efforts are working. ...

– University of Georgia


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APA Supports Alexander-Murray Bill to Extend Health Insurance Subsidies for Two Years

The American Psychological Association voiced strong support for the legislation proposed by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., to reimburse health insurers for cost-sharing reduction expenses for the next two years, citing th...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

American University Experts Available to Comment on JFK Assassination Documents

– American University

Politics Expert Available to Comment on U.S.-Puerto Rico Policy and Presidential Leadership

– Ithaca College

Is Trump Addicted to Twitter? A Baylor Social Media and Smartphone Addiction Expert Has the Answer

President Donald Trump has said that Twitter is his way of communicating his thoughts directly with the world, bypassing the more traditional means of using the news media, which he tends to distrust. The president’s daily use of social media begs ...

Expert Available

– Baylor University

American Univ. Expert Available to Comment on Facebook, Twitter's Activities in Washington.

– American University

Climate Change Costs Climbing, Yet Difficult to Predict

– Cornell University

When Stars Collide: CSUF Researchers Contribute to Space Discovery

CSU Fullerton researchers are key players in the groundbreaking observation of the first-ever gravitational wave signals emitted from the collision of two neutron stars.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Expert Available to Discuss How White House Plan Could Impact Back Pain Patients Trying to Avoid Opioids

– American Chiropractic Association

We Can No Longer Deny That We Live in an Era of Climate Disruption

– University of Redlands





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