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Released: 17-May-2022 1:45 PM EDT
Stress could make us more likable, and other Behavioral Science news tips
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise.

Released: 4-May-2022 1:45 PM EDT
Survey of LA homeless finds few want group shelter beds
RAND Corporation

A unique study conducting counts and surveys of unsheltered people in three parts of Los Angeles found that nearly half had been offered housing in the past, but they cited the housing intake process, desires for privacy and concerns about safety as obstacles they face in efforts to get off the streets, according to a new RAND Corporation report.

Released: 4-May-2022 9:40 AM EDT
Home is where the hospital is
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Hospital at home programs, and remote patient monitoring from home, hold promise for discharging patients earlier or keeping them out of the emergency room or hospital. But policy decisions will affect their future.

Released: 3-May-2022 3:00 PM EDT
The latest expert commentary on the U.S. Supreme Court
Newswise

Are you looking for expert commentary on the leaked opinion draft that appears to overturn Roe v. Wade? Newswise has you covered! Below are some of the latest headlines that have been added to the U.S. Supreme Court channel on Newswise.

Newswise: New Study Shows Hybrid Learning Led to Significant Reduction in Covid-19 Spread
Released: 28-Apr-2022 4:50 PM EDT
New Study Shows Hybrid Learning Led to Significant Reduction in Covid-19 Spread
Georgia Institute of Technology

A new study published in BMC Public Health shows that hybrid learning utilizing alternating school days for children offers a significant reduction in community disease spread. Total closure in favor of remote learning, however, offers little additional advantage over that hybrid option.

Released: 21-Apr-2022 11:15 AM EDT
Ten Ideas to Tackle America's Housing Affordability Crisis
University of Utah

Today, Ivory Innovations announced the Top 10 finalists for the 2022 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability, a national award to recognize ambitious, feasible, and scalable solutions to housing affordability.

Newswise: Want to “age in place” someday? Take action now
Released: 20-Apr-2022 9:55 AM EDT
Want to “age in place” someday? Take action now
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new poll shows most adults over 50 want to stay in their home as they age, but many haven't taken steps that could help them do so. Two experts give advice on ways to prepare, plan and make adjustments gradually.

8-Apr-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Most older adults want to ‘age in place’ but many haven’t taken steps to help them do so, poll finds
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

The vast majority of people over 50 say it’s important that they keep living in their current homes for as long as possible. But a new poll shows many of them haven’t planned or prepared for “aging in place,” and a sizable percentage might have a hard time paying for in-home help.

Released: 31-Mar-2022 7:30 AM EDT
Chemicals in Pet Feces May Signal Threats to Human Health
NYU Langone Health

Dogs and cats may be exposed in their homes to a potentially toxic group of chemicals, with their discovery in the pets’ stool being a sign of health issues for humans living with them, a new study shows.

Newswise: National Cleaning Week: New ACI Blog Reflects Shifts in Consumer Perceptions of Cleaning
Released: 29-Mar-2022 4:05 PM EDT
National Cleaning Week: New ACI Blog Reflects Shifts in Consumer Perceptions of Cleaning
American Cleaning Institute

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) celebrated National Cleaning Week (March 27 – April 2) by launching their rebranded blog, which will now be called Cleaning Is Caring.

22-Mar-2022 1:00 PM EDT
How Does Your Environment Affect Your Skin?
American Academy of Dermatology

A dermatologist addresses the skin problems caused by bugs, plants and water creatures.

Released: 23-Mar-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Neighbourhoods feeling the heat as medium density housing robs suburbs of street and garden trees
University of South Australia

University of South Australia researchers are calling for new national planning policies to mandate the inclusion of trees in any future housing developments and architectural designs.

Newswise: Storing Cleaning Products Safely? Survey Shows Safe Storage Trumps Easy Access, Aesthetics
Released: 21-Mar-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Storing Cleaning Products Safely? Survey Shows Safe Storage Trumps Easy Access, Aesthetics
American Cleaning Institute

A recent survey conducted by Ipsos for American Cleaning Institute (ACI) showed that functionality trumps aesthetics when it comes to cleaning product storage. For National Poison Prevention Week, Safe Kids Worldwide has teamed up with ACI to remind parents and caregivers to be especially attentive about keeping cleaning products out of the reach and sight of children.

Released: 9-Mar-2022 7:05 PM EST
Salt Lake County rental rates increase by double digits in 2021; vacancy at 2%
University of Utah

Salt Lake County’s housing shortage and high home prices have led to the “tightest” apartment market in the county’s history, according to research released today by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute.

Newswise: Three Out of Four Americans Spring Clean Yearly, Increasing Focus on Maintaining a Clean and Healthy Home
Released: 9-Mar-2022 1:35 PM EST
Three Out of Four Americans Spring Clean Yearly, Increasing Focus on Maintaining a Clean and Healthy Home
American Cleaning Institute

Yearly spring cleaning is on the rise in 2022, according to new consumer data released by the American Cleaning Institute (ACI). The survey, conducted by Ipsos, found that 78% of Americans spring clean at least once per year, up nearly 10% from just one year ago.

Released: 7-Mar-2022 3:35 PM EST
Common houseplants can improve air quality indoors
University of Birmingham

Ordinary potted house plants can potentially make a significant contribution to reducing air pollution in homes and offices, according to new research led by the University of Birmingham and in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

Newswise: Convenient wireless charging for home use
Released: 4-Mar-2022 5:05 AM EST
Convenient wireless charging for home use
Aalto University

A uniform charging field makes this new transmitter ideal for consumer devices.

Released: 3-Mar-2022 11:55 AM EST
Researchers find that a national housing and support program works to help homeless veterans
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Researchers at UCLA Health have found that Housing First, a national program to provide housing and support for homeless persons, was effective in helping homeless veterans access housing and remain in their homes five years after it was implemented.

Released: 25-Feb-2022 11:30 AM EST
Caregivers find remote monitoring during COVID-19 pandemic an unexpected patient safety benefit
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

In an opinion article appearing online Feb. 25 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, authors from University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University write about the unexpected patient safety benefit resulting from remote monitoring of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the major lessons gained from the pandemic was that patients could now be monitored based on risks and needs rather than location in the hospital. Home monitoring and hospital at-home models offer the potential to transform care and potentially allow a substantial proportion of hospitalized patients to receive care from home.

Released: 24-Feb-2022 1:55 PM EST
Expert sources for your Ukraine-Russia conflict stories
Newswise

Expert sources for your Ukraine-Russia conflict stories

Released: 22-Feb-2022 9:05 AM EST
Using Telehealth to Support Children on Home Mechanical Ventilation
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Virtual visits allow providers to assess home setup and safety—and help families breathe easier. An innovative telehealth program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is offering an extra layer of support to a particularly fragile patient population: children on home mechanical ventilation.Through the program, which began in February 2020, all families have a virtual video visit with their pulmonologist and nurse care manager within 48 hours of their child being newly discharged from the hospital on a ventilator.

Newswise: New ISU research project will help aging population in rural Iowa
Released: 21-Feb-2022 2:50 PM EST
New ISU research project will help aging population in rural Iowa
Iowa State University

Rather than nursing homes being the default living option as people age, an Iowa State University researcher is looking for ways to improve homes so that people can more easily “age in place.”

Released: 16-Feb-2022 10:05 AM EST
25 Ways to Make Housing More Affordable
University of Utah

Today, Ivory Innovations announced the Top 25 Finalists for the 2022 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability. Finalists for the prize demonstrated ambitious, feasible, and scalable solutions to housing affordability and were selected from 170 nominations.

Released: 14-Feb-2022 12:05 PM EST
Study finds racialized disenfranchisement affects physical health of Blacks
Florida State University

Higher levels of racial inequality in political disenfranchisement are linked to negative health outcomes in Black populations in the United States, according to a new Florida State University study.Assistant Professor of Sociology and Associate Director of the Public Health Program Patricia Homan, the study’s lead author, said it revealed that racialized disenfranchisement is accompanied by health problems including depression, physical limitations and disability.

Newswise: Medical & Fire Safety Professionals Remind Residents: Heat Your Home Safely This Winter
Released: 7-Feb-2022 11:55 AM EST
Medical & Fire Safety Professionals Remind Residents: Heat Your Home Safely This Winter
Loyola Medicine

Loyola Medicine and the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) say safety must be your top priority when heating your home this winter. Home heating is the second leading cause of home fires.

Released: 3-Feb-2022 3:30 PM EST
If You Have Edibles at Home Lock Them Up
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

For the fourth year in a row the NJ Poison Control Center has seen an increase in calls concerning children who accidentally consumed cannabis (marijuana, THC) edibles. Last year (2021), the NJ Poison Control Center assisted in the medical treatment of more than 150 children who were accidentally exposed to cannabis edibles — nearly 100 children 5-years-old and younger; more than 55 children between the ages of 6 and 12.

Newswise: Not living the dream: Millennials locked out of housing market by older generations
Released: 2-Feb-2022 6:35 PM EST
Not living the dream: Millennials locked out of housing market by older generations
University of South Australia

Contradictory government policies are creating intergenerational inequity as new research from the University of South Australia shows that the housing market is failing to concurrently cater for both older and younger generations.

Released: 2-Feb-2022 1:55 PM EST
The air quality in your home may be worse than in your office building
Texas A&M University

A new study from the Texas A&M University School of Public Health suggests the air quality inside homes may not stack up against air quality inside office buildings.

Newswise: Everything you need to know about COVID-19 testing from a chief pharmacy officer
Released: 31-Jan-2022 12:05 PM EST
Everything you need to know about COVID-19 testing from a chief pharmacy officer
Keck Medicine of USC

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 testing from a chief pharmacy officer.

27-Jan-2022 11:15 AM EST
Using AI to create work schedules significantly reduces physician burnout, study shows
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Artificial intelligence (AI)-based scheduling significantly improves physician engagement and reduces burnout by creating fair and flexible schedules that support work-life balance — even during the COVID-19 pandemic — according to research being presented at the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ ADVANCE 2022, the Anesthesiology Business Event.

Released: 27-Jan-2022 11:10 AM EST
COVID-19 Exposure Possible Outside of Home Isolation Rooms
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers study has detected tiny airborne particles containing RNA from the SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, both inside and outside of the rooms in which infected people were self-isolating at home. This finding suggests that airborne transmission beyond the isolation rooms in homes may pose a risk of infection to other home occupants.

Released: 26-Jan-2022 1:45 PM EST
The latest news in Behavioral Science for media
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles we've posted in the Behavioral Science channel.

Newswise: Case Western Reserve researchers monitoring Cleveland’s effort to address lead-poisoning issue
Released: 12-Jan-2022 5:10 PM EST
Case Western Reserve researchers monitoring Cleveland’s effort to address lead-poisoning issue
Case Western Reserve University

When Cleveland City Council passed the Lead Safe Cleveland ordinance in 2019—landmark legislation resulting from data showing the toxic heavy metal was poisoning the city’s youth at alarming rate—a team of researchers from Case Western Reserve University was tasked with tracking and evaluating the initiative’s progress.

Newswise: ‘I’ve Never Seen This Level of Care Coordination’: How One Patient Was Treated for a Stroke Via Telemedicine
Released: 11-Jan-2022 10:00 AM EST
‘I’ve Never Seen This Level of Care Coordination’: How One Patient Was Treated for a Stroke Via Telemedicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine

A patient believed to have suffered a stroke typically gets transported to the nearest emergency room for tests to determine the best course of action. Telemedicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine enabled one patient to have her stroke diagnosed and a treatment plan set up without ever stepping foot in a hospital.

Released: 3-Jan-2022 10:00 AM EST
New ISU project will design 3D-printed housing for rural Iowa
Iowa State University

The Iowa Economic Development Authority awarded a $1.4 million Strategic Infrastructure Program grant to ISU's College of Design’s 3D Affordable Innovative Technologies Housing Project. The ISU team will use the funding to find faster, cheaper solutions to meet the demand for affordable housing with 3D-printed homes.

Released: 29-Dec-2021 9:05 AM EST
Evitar el dolor aunque el trabajo sea de escritorio
Mayo Clinic

Debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, he estado trabajando desde casa. Mi trabajo me exige pasar la mayor parte del día frente al computador y en los últimos meses, he notado que con más frecuencia tengo dolor de cabeza, dolor en la espalda lumbar y, a veces, dolor del cuello.

29-Dec-2021 9:05 AM EST
避免因在办公桌前工作而引发的疼痛
Mayo Clinic

尊敬的妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic) :因为COVID-19(2019 冠状病毒病)大流行,我一直在家办公。我的工作需要我长时间使用电脑,在过去的几个月里,我出现更频繁的头痛,腰背部疼痛,有时还有颈部疼痛。这些疼痛是不是我的工作环境引起的?如果是,我如何才能解决?

29-Dec-2021 9:05 AM EST
تجنُب الألم أثناء العمل في المكتب
Mayo Clinic

السادة الأعزاء في مايو كلينك: ما زلتُ مستمرًا في العمل من المنزل بسبب جائحة فيروس كورونا المستجد (كوفيد-19). يتطلب عملي أن أكون على جهاز كمبيوتر معظم اليوم، وخلال الأشهر القليلة الماضية، لاحظت صداعًا متكررًا وألمًا في أسفل ظهري وفي رقبتي أحيانًا.

29-Dec-2021 9:05 AM EST
Evite as dores ao trabalhar em uma mesa
Mayo Clinic

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: estou trabalhando em casa devido à pandemia de COVID-19. O meu trabalho exige que eu fique no computador uma boa parte do dia, e, ao longo dos últimos meses, tenho notado dores de cabeça mais frequentes, dores na região lombar e às vezes no pescoço.

Newswise: How Patients with Cancer Can Navigate COVID-19 for the Holidays
Released: 20-Dec-2021 8:00 AM EST
How Patients with Cancer Can Navigate COVID-19 for the Holidays
Yale Cancer Center

Smilow Cancer Hospital expert has the latest recommendations for patients and families.

Newswise: Stepping Stones, Inc. And Green Bronx Machine Founder Celebrate Expansion of West Virginia Foster Youth Tiny Home Village
Released: 16-Dec-2021 4:55 PM EST
Stepping Stones, Inc. And Green Bronx Machine Founder Celebrate Expansion of West Virginia Foster Youth Tiny Home Village
Green Bronx Machine

Green Bronx Machine Founder Stephen Ritz joined with Stepping Stones, Inc. and its Youth Transitions Project (YTP) leaders to mark the growing tiny-home village with two soon-to-be completed additional homes and the framing out of a third. Stepping Stones is the revolutionary foster care facility in the heart of Appalachia.

Released: 16-Dec-2021 11:05 AM EST
Researchers expanding study of landlords, rental housing markets
Iowa State University

A team led by Iowa State University researchers received a $635,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to build upon their work studying how landlord decision-making was affected by the pandemic and other disasters.

Released: 16-Dec-2021 9:00 AM EST
The American Academy of Home Care Medicine Announces the Inauguration of Board President Norman E. Vinn, DO, and the Election of Eliza “Pippa” Shulman, DO, MPH, as President-Elect
American Academy of Home Care Medicine

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM), the leading professional society for practitioners and advocates of medical care in the home, today announced the inauguration of board president, Norman E. Vinn, DO, and the election of Eliza “Pippa” Shulman, DO, MPH, as president-elect.

Released: 15-Dec-2021 4:45 PM EST
The Latest Mental Health Research and Feature News in the Mental Health Channel on Newswise
Newswise

The Latest Mental Health Research and Feature News in the Mental Health Channel on Newswise


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