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Lack of Paid Sick Leave Increases Poverty

A new study has quantified, for the first time, the relationship between lack of paid sick leave and poverty in the U.S. The data indicates that, even when controlling for education, race, sex, marital status and employment, working adults without pa...

– Florida Atlantic University

Social Work in Health Care

Active Shooter Detection Systems Could Lock Down Schools, Alert Emergency Responders in Seconds

Designed by former law enforcement and fire department personnel, active shooter detection and mitigation systems can automatically detect gunshots, aggressive speech, breaking glass, and other violent actions.

– Intrusion Technologies

Widespread Unavailability of Critical Medications Jeopardizes Patient Care in U.S. Hospitals

ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists), the 45,000-member national association representing pharmacists who serve as patient care providers in acute and ambulatory care settings, is calling for swift action from policymakers to address ...

– ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists)

@floridastate Experts Available to Comment on America's Opioid Crisis

– Florida State University

Expert on Sports and Political Activism Available to Comment on NFL National Anthem Rule Change

– Ithaca College

White House Sinkhole: Civil Engineer Available

– Northwestern University

Professors Available on NFL’s New National Anthem Policy

– Northwestern University

Biology Student Links Clean Air Act to Red Spruce Recovery in Appalachia

After a 50-year period of declining growth of the tree species prior to the Clean Air Act, a new study found that declining air pollution alongside increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide and warmer spring temperatures have resulted in dramatic fores...

– West Virginia University

Global Change Biology

Will the 2018 Midterm Elections Result in a Party Shift or a Divided Government?

– University of Redlands

ASU Professor Believes Public Will Not Benefit From New FCC Ruling

– Arizona State University (ASU)

Rheumatology Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Address Rising Costs & Access Barriers in Arthritis Care

Rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals convened on Capitol Hill this week to urge legislative action on pressing policy issues affecting rheumatology care during the American College of Rheumatology’s Advocacy Leadership Conference, ...

– American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Expert Available to Discuss School Shooting in Texas

– Northwestern University


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