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In Harm’s Way: UCLA Study Finds Child Labor Protections Lacking in Many Countries

Dozens of countries lack important legal protections against children doing work that could be harmful or interfere with their education, according to a study by the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at UCLA.

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

Fake news can lead to false memories

Voters may form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories, especially if those stories align with their political beliefs, according to research in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

– Association for Psychological Science

Psychological Science

GW Researchers Develop First of Its Kind Mapping Model to Track How Hate Spreads and Adapts Online

Researchers at the George Washington University developed a mapping model, the first of its kind, to track how online hate clusters thrive globally. They believe it could help social media platforms and law enforcement in the battle against hate onli...

– George Washington University

Nature; FA9550-16-1-0247

Trauma Contributes to Depression Risk in Central American Immigrant Mothers

Traumatic stress is a key factor associated with depression among immigrant mothers from Central America, reports a study in Family and Community Health: The Journal of Health Promotion & Maintenance – part of a special theme issue devoted to "Fami...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

in Family and Community Health: The Journal of Health Promotion & Maintenance

Book Traces Rise of 'Free Enterprise' as Cornerstone of Conservatism

Cornell historian Lawrence Glickman published a new book tracing the origin and use of the term "free enterprise" in conservative philosophy.

– Cornell University

‘Hidden’ Data Exacerbates Rural Public Health Inequities

While some of the data rural public health officials need to better serve their communities and guide public health policy and spending exists, that data is hard to access and use. University of Washington researchers conducted qualitative surveys of...

– University of Washington

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association; #1 CPIMP171144-01-00

Features and Policy

The Case for Retreat in the Battle Against Climate Change

With sea level rise and extreme weather threatening coastal communities, it's no longer a question of whether they are going to retreat; it's where, when and how. In a new paper, researchers advocate for a managed and planned retreat, not a short-ter...

– University of Delaware

Science, Aug 22, 10.1126/scienceaax8346

Embargo expired on 22-Aug-2019 at 14:00 ET

APA Statement on Expected Rule Eliminating 20-Day Limit on Detaining Immigrant Children

Following is the statement of Jaime “Jim” Diaz-Granados, PhD, deputy CEO of the American Psychological Association, regarding the administration’s expected decision to withdraw from the Flores Settlement Agreement, which limited to 20 days the ...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Make the Foreign Exchange Report Great Again

The U.S. Department of the Treasury should transform its foreign currency report so it can be used as a tool to combat currency manipulation. This would be an important step toward a more balanced global economy with fewer persistent deficits and sur...

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Brad W. Setser, Council on Foreign Relations, June 17, 2019.


Can smarter guns end the gun control debate? #RPI expert proposes ethical-AI technology as a solution

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Are Wind Farms Being Delayed to Protect Fossil Fuel Industry?

– University of Delaware

Rolling Back Flores Agreement Exposes Children Fleeing Violence to Further Trauma, Notre Dame's Erin Corcoran Says

– University of Notre Dame

Recession Indicators Tilting the Scales, Virginia Tech Finance Expert Says

– Virginia Tech

Business Roundtable's New Definition for The "Purpose of a Corporation" Highlights Shift in Focus to Outcomes Over Shareholder Wealth

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

@UMmedschool heart disease prevention specialist available to comment on triglyceride management advisory issued by AHA; he's co-author of advisory & research supporting it.

– University of Maryland Medical Center

Scholar of Strategic Management Can Discuss the Business Roundtable's New Definition of a Corporation

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee





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