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Affordable Care Act Puts Single Mothers to Work

Single mothers work more when the government provides better health insurance, according to economic policy research.

– University of Georgia

August issue of the International Economic Review

PodMed TT Offers Podcast Listeners Latest Medical News

When medical professionals want to stay in the loop on breaking medical news, there is one podcast they tune into week after week: PodMed TT.

Expert Available

– Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Rheumatology Leaders Meet with HHS Secretary Azar to Discuss Concerns with Step Therapy in Medicare Advantage Plans

Yesterday, the American College of Rheumatology met with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar for a productive discussion about the rheumatology community’s concerns with a new policy that will allow Medicare Advantage p...

– American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Democratic Primaries Show ‘Sea Change’ in Party

– Northwestern University

Trump’s ‘Vilification of the Press Harms This Country and Its People’

– Northwestern University

Wellesley Professor Discusses Boston Globe’s #FreePress Effort to Combat Anti-Media Rhetoric

– Wellesley College

First Amendment Law and Free Speech

– Nova Southeastern University

As Controversial EPA Rule Comment Period Comes to a Close, Data Management Expert Offers Recommendations for Implementation

– Virginia Tech

WashU Expert: Transgender Candidate’s Gubernatorial Nomination Opportunity to Learn

– Washington University in St. Louis

Using Data Analytics to Target Human Smugglers

Igloo was developed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), and is currently in use by select units of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the lead agen...

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

Bioethicist: The Ethics of the Death Penalty Are Clear, It's Wrong

– DePaul University

The road to November: New poll monitors public attitudes on race, immigration leading up to midterms

A new study developed by Cornell University researchers will use three waves of surveys to show how voters’ views on issues that include race, immigration and gender will influence the 2018 midterm elections in November and whether those attitudes ...

– Cornell University

Report: How to Increase Voting and Strengthen Political Learning on College Campuses

A new report released by the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE) at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life outlines specific steps to increase electoral engagement, political learning and civic participation at colleges and univ...

– Tufts University


#RPI Cybersecurity Expert James Hendler Available to Discuss Cybersecurity and Elections

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Obama’s Campaign Manager to deliver guest talk at Queen’s University Belfast

President Barack Obama’s Deputy Campaign Manager, Jen O’Malley Dillon, will deliver a public talk at Queen’s University Belfast.

– Queen's University Belfast

'Shock-and-Awe': The Risks Posed by Rudimentary Weaponized Drones

– Cornell University





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