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Article ID: 718457

Medical marijuana laws impact use among sexual minorities differently than heterosexuals

Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Bisexual women had higher rates of past-year and daily marijuana use compared to heterosexual women, according to a study just published at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

Released:
4-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: The Gender Pay Gap

Article ID: 718134

The Gender Pay Gap

University of South Australia

While the principle of “equal pay for equal work” was legalised decades ago, a UniSA gender diversity expert says women executives are still struggling to achieve this right, despite working their way to the top of the business echelon.

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28-Aug-2019 10:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Keck Foundation Awards Tulane University $1 Million to Study Why Women Have Stronger Immune Systems Than Men

Article ID: 718105

Keck Foundation Awards Tulane University $1 Million to Study Why Women Have Stronger Immune Systems Than Men

Tulane University

Women respond more vigorously to infection and vaccination compared to men, but they're also more susceptible to autoimmune diseases. Tulane University researchers think women may have an undiscovered line of defense in their immune system that triggers a stronger response against infections.

Released:
27-Aug-2019 3:50 PM EDT

Article ID: 718064

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Joins TIME’S UP Healthcare

Mount Sinai Health System

New Step Follows Recent Announcements About Groundbreaking Initiatives to Advance Gender Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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27-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Study Investigates Rural LBGTQ Youth’s Motivations for Participating in Activism

Article ID: 717615

Study Investigates Rural LBGTQ Youth’s Motivations for Participating in Activism

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Researchers have spent the intervening years since the passage of marriage equality studying the young adults comprising the next generation of LGBTQ activists to understand their aspirations for the movement’s future.

Released:
19-Aug-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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    19-Aug-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 717549

Scarcity of Scientific Studies on Interventions to Reduce Health Inequities in LGBTQ Youth

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

There is a dearth of scientifically investigated, evidence-based interventions to address substance use, mental health problems and violence victimization in sexual and gender minority youth, according to new research.

Released:
16-Aug-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717582

Transgender college students four times as likely to experience mental health problems

Boston University

The largest and most comprehensive mental health survey of college students in the US reveals that students who identify as transgender, gender nonconforming, genderqueer, and nonbinary face enormous mental health disparities relative to their peers.

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16-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Testosterone has a Complicated Relationship with Moral Reasoning, Study Finds

Article ID: 717477

Testosterone has a Complicated Relationship with Moral Reasoning, Study Finds

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Although some studies have linked high levels of testosterone to immoral behavior, a new study published in Nature Human Behaviour finds testosterone supplements actually made people more sensitive to moral norms, suggesting that testosterone’s influence on behavior is more complicated than previously thought.

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14-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: TV coverage of Olympics devotes more time to female athletes

Article ID: 717397

TV coverage of Olympics devotes more time to female athletes

University of Delaware

A new study of Olympic TV coverage found female athletes have been receiving more coverage during the games since the 2012 broadcast. The gender gap has closed to the point of favoring female athletes, who have received the majority of clock-time and mentions in three of the past four broadcasts.

Released:
13-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: UVA Leads Major Effort to Understand Autism Differences in Boys, Girls

Article ID: 717370

UVA Leads Major Effort to Understand Autism Differences in Boys, Girls

University of Virginia Health System

A pioneering autism researcher is spearheading an ambitious effort to understand how autism-spectrum disorders differ in boys and girls as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Autism Centers of Excellence Program.

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13-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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