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American University Experts Available to Discuss Tax Reform Legislation

– American University

New Research: Americans Overwhelmingly Want Foreign Policy Supporting Gender Equality

Most Americans strongly support a U.S. foreign policy that promotes global gender equality, according to a new survey by researchers at Tufts University. The survey also found that Americans’ support for the advancement of women and girls remains h...

– Tufts University

Comprehensive Research Review Finds Lasting Effects of Quality Early Childhood Education Through High School

Children who participate in high-quality early childhood education (ECE) programs before entering kindergarten later experience fewer special education placements, decreased grade retention, and improved high school graduation rates compared with pee...

– American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Educational Researcher

Strategic Focus Area "Advanced Manufacturing" Launched

Industry and science are searching for answers to the challenges of digitization – including in production. In order to supply Switzerland with the necessary expertise for the future, the ETH Domain initiated the Strategic Focus Area (SFA) Advanced...

– Empa Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Empa media release

Uninsured Heart Attack, Stroke Patients Face ‘Catastrophic’ Costs

Heart attack and stroke patients without medical insurance face “devastating” health care costs that can bankrupt them, research from UT Southwestern and other centers shows.

– UT Southwestern Medical Center


Rep. Jamie Raskin Joins Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Congressional Committee

Representative Jaime Raskin (D-MD) joins Fight Colorectal Cancer's Congressional Committee to advocate for CRC patients from the Hill. Raskin is a stage III survivor.

– Fight Colorectal Cancer

Allowing Children’s Health Insurance Program to Expire Is Disturbing, Says ASU Health Professor

– Arizona State University (ASU)

ACA Individual Mandate Repeal Effort: Experts Available

– Northwestern University

Veterans' Voices: 'The CSU Gave Me a Path to Success'

If you're someone who is "military-connected" -- meaning you're an active service member, a veteran, or a dependent of either -- you should know about the resources the California State University (CSU) offers to these students, all with the goal of ...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Will Gop Tax Plans Benefit the Wealthy Over Middle Class? Professors Weigh in

– Northwestern University

Medicaid Expansion under ACA Linked to Higher Rate of Smoking Cessation

When low-income adults were newly covered by Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they were more likely to quit smoking cigarettes than their counterparts in states that did not offer Medicaid expansion. The findings support a policy-driven ...

– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Medical Care; DOI; Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health Program

Parental Medicaid Expansion Translates into Preventive Care for their Children

When low-income parents enroll in Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) state expansion program, their children have considerably better odds of receiving annual preventive care pediatrician visits. This “spillover effect" demonstrates tha...

– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Pediatrics; T32HP10025B0

Breaking Bread During Thanksgiving in 2017

– Virginia Tech

Despite Red Carpet, Trump Agenda in Asia Largely Ignored

– Cornell University

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Go here for the latest political experts, features and research in U.S. Politics

– Newswise

Would GOP Tax Reform Proposals Help Everyone? That's 'Pure Fantasy,' Says Northwestern Economist

– Northwestern University





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