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Article ID: 719198

New research: Spend more on transitional housing and teens in foster care are less likely to be homeless, jailed

Case Western Reserve University

State spending on transitional housing supports for youth “aging out” of foster care can make a big difference in preventing homelessness, incarceration, substance abuse and early childbirth, according to a new study by social work researchers at Case Western Reserve University.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Government housing voucher program effectively reduces homeless veteran population, study shows

Article ID: 718759

Government housing voucher program effectively reduces homeless veteran population, study shows

University of Notre Dame

Research led by Notre Dame's William Evans confirms that for every HUD-VASH voucher distributed, one fewer veteran is living on the streets.

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10-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 718725

Pop Culture and News Coverage of Homelessness has a Race, Gender and Attention Problem, Research Shows

American University

An analysis of 150 episodes from 50 television programs, and 5,703 news articles by American University's Center for Media & Social Impact, reveal major concerns about the way we view homelessness and solutions to homelessness.

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10-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT

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Newswise: Researchers develop new information tool to standardize clinical outreach to unsheltered homeless and improve treatment plans

Article ID: 717963

Researchers develop new information tool to standardize clinical outreach to unsheltered homeless and improve treatment plans

University of Southern California (USC) Health Sciences

Keck School of Medicine of USC's street medicine team developed a new information tool to standardize clinical outreach to the unsheltered homeless and improve treatment plans

Released:
28-Aug-2019 6:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Medicare Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Bear the Burden of Rising Drug Prices
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    26-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 717878

Medicare Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Bear the Burden of Rising Drug Prices

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

In a decade, Medicare recipients saw a sevenfold increase in out of pocket costs for multiple sclerosis drugs. Spending on these drugs by Medicare itself increased by tenfold.

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23-Aug-2019 7:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Epilepsy Is a Threat to Public Health, Says International Report

Article ID: 716518

Epilepsy Is a Threat to Public Health, Says International Report

International League Against Epilepsy

Worldwide, more than 50 million people are living with epilepsy. As many as 37 million are not receiving treatment, though it can cost as little as US$5 a year and eliminates seizures about two-thirds of the time. These findings and many others are published in "Epilepsy: A public health imperative", a report produced by ILAE, the World Health Organization and the International Bureau for Epilepsy.

Released:
29-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 716272

Psychology Addresses Deep Poverty

American Psychological Association (APA)

Opening session at APA's Annual Convention to focus on psychology of subsisting well below poverty line

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23-Jul-2019 4:00 PM EDT

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Article ID: 716171

Poverty Linked to Longer Hospital Stay For Newborns with Opioid Withdrawal

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For infants with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) due to prenatal opioid exposure, poverty is a risk factor for prolonged length of hospital stay, reports a study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released:
22-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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