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Newswise: ATS Concerned by Trump Administration Action to Halt NIH Fetal Tissue Intramural Research

Article ID: 714003

ATS Concerned by Trump Administration Action to Halt NIH Fetal Tissue Intramural Research

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

The American Thoracic Society is concerned by today’s announcement of the Trump Administration’s restrictions on federal support for fetal tissue research.

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5-Jun-2019 4:20 PM EDT
Newswise: Measles Vaccination: ‘All for One and One for All’
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    24-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 713336

Measles Vaccination: ‘All for One and One for All’

Florida Atlantic University

A commentary by researchers addresses the specter of clinical, ethical, public health and legal concerns that have been raised because of the recent measles outbreaks in New York. So far, the outbreaks seem to have emanated from ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents whose affected children were never vaccinated. Their commentary is motivated in part by the availability of important and relevant data from a small case series of interviews conducted with ultra-Orthodox Jewish mothers in Williamsburg and Rockland counties.

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22-May-2019 1:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Scientific Evidence Boosts Action for Activists, Decreases Action for Scientists

Article ID: 713377

Scientific Evidence Boosts Action for Activists, Decreases Action for Scientists

Penn State Institute for CyberScience

When a proposed policy has the backing of scientific evidence, it may boost the likelihood that activists will get involved with the issue. However, references to scientific evidence seem to dampen the activism of scientific experts, according to researchers.

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23-May-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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    8-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711980

Connecting journalists with quality fact check sources, Newswise adds Google Fact Check

Newswise

This month, Newswise launches Google Fact Check as a new submission option for their network of communicators at more than 400 institutions worldwide. Submissions to this feed will be configured specifically for indexing as a fact check article in Google News and traditional search, in addition to standard distribution in the Newswise wires and website reaching more than 7,000 media subscribers.

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8-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 712483

Security Cameras in Nursing Homes Aim to Protect the Vulnerable but Present Ethical Dilemmas

University of Washington

With reports of crimes against nursing home residents gaining media attention around the country, seven states have passed laws regulating the use of cameras in care facilities. An assistant professor in the University of Washington School of Social Work outlines the list of legal and moral issues that surveillance raises.

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7-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 712320

Statement of American Psychological Association President in Response to So-Called 'Conscience' Exemption to Providing Health Care

American Psychological Association (APA)

WASHINGTON – Following is the statement of Rosie Phillips Davis, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, in response to the administration’s announcement of new “conscience protections” for health care providers, insurers and employers who refuse to provide or pay for services including abortion, sterilization or assisted suicide:

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2-May-2019 4:10 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: 'Pedigree Is Not Destiny' When It Comes to Scholarly Success
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    29-Apr-2019 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 712014

'Pedigree Is Not Destiny' When It Comes to Scholarly Success

Santa Fe Institute

A new analysis of academic productivity finds researchers' current working environments better predict their future success than the prestige of their doctoral training.

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26-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: A global database of women scientists is diversifying the face of science
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    23-Apr-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 711411

A global database of women scientists is diversifying the face of science

PLOS

Underrepresentation of women scientists in the public sphere perpetuates the stereotype of the white male scientist and fails both to reflect the true diversity of people practicing science today

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16-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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