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Released: 21-Apr-2023 3:10 PM EDT
TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO AVAILABLE Live Event for April 21: Sleeping pill reduces levels of Alzheimer’s proteins

Researcher will discuss the study which involved a sleeping aid known as suvorexant that is already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for insomnia, hints at the potential of sleep medications to slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Released: 5-Dec-2022 4:05 PM EST
We ain't misbehavin' here. The latest news in Behavioral Science on Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise, a free source for journalists.

Released: 19-Aug-2021 3:00 PM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Breakthrough Cases and COVID Boosters: Live Expert Panel for August 18, 2021

Expert Q&A: Do breakthrough cases mean we will soon need COVID boosters? The extremely contagious Delta variant continues to spread, prompting mask mandates, proof of vaccination, and other measures. Media invited to ask the experts about these and related topics.

Released: 8-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
Considering Fed Action in 'Messy' Times
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

As January draws to a close, the U.S economy finds itself in uncharted territory, with conventional measures of strength such as the low unemployment with a topsy-turvy stock market, the longest-ever U.S. government shutdown and a U.S. president openly pillorying actions of the Federal Reserve Board.

Released: 28-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST
Airline quality expert explains how government shutdown affects air travel
Wichita State University

Dean Headley, co-author of the national Airline Quality Rating from Wichita State University, explains how the government shutdown affects air travel.

Released: 11-Jan-2019 3:20 PM EST
American Psychological Association (APA)

The American Psychological Association called for an immediate end to the partial government shutdown because of the deleterious effect it is having on the economic security and mental health of federal employees and contractors, as well as their families.

Released: 28-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST
Best of 2018: Midterm Elections, Investigations, Government Shutdowns, Immigration, Gun Policy, and more

Research and expert analysis on topics related to U.S. Politics in the Politics Channel

8-Nov-2017 8:55 AM EST
Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

Released: 9-Dec-2014 9:20 AM EST
Not so Happy Holidays: Could a Possible Government Shutdown Negatively Impact Businesses and Consumers?
Nova Southeastern University

The United States Congress has until this Thursday, December 11 to pass a budget bill – if it doesn’t, the nation will be facing another possible government shutdown. That means that right in the middle of the holiday season, businesses and consumers may have to deal with a wide array of potentially negative issues that could overshadow the normally festive holiday season.

Released: 13-Nov-2013 9:45 AM EST
As Budget Committee Readies to Meet, The Endocrine Society Helps Sponsor New Report Examining How Budget Cuts Have Made Us Sicker, Poorer and Less Safe
Endocrine Society

As the House and Senate budget conference committee readies to meet November 13th, a new report shows how millions of Americans have been hurt by the reckless cuts to programs that rely on discretionary federal funding, from medical research to education and national parks.

Released: 12-Nov-2013 4:30 PM EST
New Report Highlights How Sequestration Threatens Social and Behavioral Sciences
American Sociological Association (ASA)

Federal investment in social and behavioral science research has improved the health and well-being of Americans for years, but a new report published today shows how reckless discretionary federal funding cuts now threaten important work like this.

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