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Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to Have a Greater Role in National Response to Opioid Epidemic

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

As we enter a new year and a new decade, many states have enacted legislation affecting the roles of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in terms of practice authority, reimbursement, and prescriptive authority, according to the 32nd Annual Legislative Update in the January issue of The Nurse Practitioner, published by Wolters Kluwer.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Government/Law, Healthcare, Nursing, Pain, Patient Safety, Substance Abuse,

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24-Jan-2020 12:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Exclusive Polling: Iowa Youth Poised for Historic Caucus Turnout

Exclusive Polling: Iowa Youth Poised for Historic Caucus Turnout

Tufts University

Young people are poised for a potentially historic turnout in the upcoming Iowa caucuses, and young Democrats prefer Sen. Bernie Sanders, according to an exclusive CIRCLE-Tisch College/Suffolk University Iowa youth poll released today by Tufts University.

Channels: Government/Law, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics, Local - Iowa, All Journal News, Staff Picks,

Released:
24-Jan-2020 10:15 AM EST
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24-Jan-2020 9:50 AM EST
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Keeping guns away from potential mass shooters

Michigan State University

The United States currently averages 20 mass shootings per year. Researchers from Michigan State University measured the extent to which mass shootings are committed by domestic violence perpetrators, suggesting how firearm restrictions may prevent these tragedies.

Channels: Crime and Forensic Science, Government/Law, Guns and Violence, All Journal News,

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23-Jan-2020 3:55 PM EST
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When Caregivers Need Care

American Psychological Association (APA)

People who regularly care for or assist a family member or friend with a health problem or disability are more likely to neglect their own health, particularly by not having insurance or putting off necessary health services due to cost, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

Channels: Aging, Family and Parenting, Government/Law, Healthcare, In the Home, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Public Health, All Journal News,

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23-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST
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CROWN Conference: Can Public Policy End Hair Discrimination?

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy will host the CROWN Conference: Can Public Policy End Hair Discrimination to discuss a New Jersey bill known as the CROWN Act (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Naturals). The bill would protect people’s right to wear natural hairstyles, such as Afros, braids, twists or and locs, which are often worn by African-Americans.

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23-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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