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Increasing Public Support for Mental Health Services Without Stigmatizing Mental Illness

In public-health campaigns to boost support for improvements in the mental health system, messages that link mental illness to violence may be counterproductive, according to a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law


MTSU POLL: Democrat Bredesen Leads GOP’s Blackburn in Open-Ended Race for U.S. Senate

Former Tennessee Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen holds a 10-percentage-point lead over Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn among state voters in a head-to-head contest for the seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, according to the late...

– Middle Tennessee State University


Amid Outcry Over Facebook's Privacy Issues, New Approaches Are Needed to Protect Consumers

Facebook's current privacy crisis and questions about how Google gathers, uses and stores our personal information demonstrate an urgent need to review and replace inadequate and outdated ways to regulate data and information, according to research f...

– Indiana University


70 Years Later: FSU Professor Reflects on Legacy of the Marshall Plan

The Marshall Plan is still celebrated for its instrumental role in catalyzing the resurgence of Western Europe and containing the spread of Soviet-style communism throughout the continent, said FSU Professor Robert Gellately.

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– Florida State University


New Programs Offer Training in Catholic Clinical Ethics

Georgetown’s School of Medicine is launching Master of Arts and certificate programs in Catholic Clinical Ethics, in conjunction with the Catholic University of America, as well as with the support of the Catholic Health Association of the United S...

– Georgetown University Medical Center


Minow Debates to Focus on Whether to Preserve Net Neutrality

Northwestern Law hosts second Minow Debate Series April 17 in partnership with Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate series honors Newt Minow’s contributions to public and civic life Debate to be streamed live online

– Northwestern University


Mississippi State University Agricultural Economics Experts Available to Discuss Impacts of Proposed Tariffs

– Mississippi State University


Sophisticated Iranian Hack of University Accounts Offers Lessons

Mike Chapple, associate teaching professor of IT, analytics and operations in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, says the hacking was sophisticated, clever and carefully designed to appeal to specific professors.

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– University of Notre Dame


Facebook Reports the Personal Information of Up to 87 Million Users Improperly Shared. Redlands Professor Says Many People Have Given Up Their Rights on the Digital Platform

– University of Redlands


'Call to Action' on Mental Health and Well-Being in the Workplace

What steps can employers take to reduce the high costs and health impact of mental health issues? An expert Advisory Council has developed a set of recommendations for improving mental health and well-being in the workplace, according to a report in ...

– Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine


Election 2018: More Women Than Ever Are Running for Office

Political science faculty across the CSU say it's an exciting time for women in politics, but there's still plenty to do to achieve gender balance in federal, state, and local government.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


Former U.S. Attorney to Lead Panel Discussion on Gun Violence in Chicago

Zach Fardon, visiting distinguished scholar at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and former U.S. Attorney, will lead a panel discussion, “Gun Violence in Chicago: Perspectives from Local Youth” at noon, Thursday, April 5.

– Northwestern University


LGBT Health Expert Available on New Limits for Transgender Troops

– Northwestern University


Study: U.S. Health Care Providers See Black Patients as Less ‘Personally Responsible’ for Their Health

American clinicians rated white patients as significantly more likely to improve and more likely to adhere to recommended treatments than black patients, and to be more personally responsible for their health than black patients.

– University of Chicago Medical Center

Social Science & Medicine

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Drug Makers Engage in ‘Co-Opetition’ Through Drug Middlemen

Prescription drug consumers confounded by the cost of their medications can get a peek behind the curtain thanks to new Washington University in St. Louis research into the complex “co-opetition” — cooperation and competition — among drug mak...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Production and Operations Management


Most Primary Care Offices Do Not Offer Reduced Price Care to the Uninsured, Study Funds

A new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the uninsured face significant barriers to primary care, highlighting a group that remains vulnerable even after the Affordable Care Act insurance expansions. With traine...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Health Affairs


Police Licensing Expert and Law Prof Points to Issues with Laws in LA and CA that Won't Keep Problem Cops Off the Force

– Saint Louis University School of Law

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