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Article ID: 701625

WVU researchers focus on school-based healthcare in Appalachia

West Virginia University

Simon Haeder and Sara Anderson have been selected to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program.

Released:
4-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 701514

Can AI Reduce Race Bias in Homelessness?

University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering

New Algorithm Can Improve Outcomes in Assigning Housing to Homeless Youth and Change Housing Policy

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2-Oct-2018 4:45 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 701500

Economist Philip Jefferson Says to Dismantle Poverty, First Understand its Abounding Causes

Swarthmore College

Centennial Professor of Economics Philip Jefferson offers a systematic examination of the layers and roots of poverty and argues for the need to understand poverty.

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2-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 701430

Community Satisfaction Demands Interaction

University at Buffalo

Being a good neighbor can have a powerful effect on residents’ attitudes and behaviors even for those living in highly disadvantaged communities, according to the results of a new study by a University at Buffalo sociologist.

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1-Oct-2018 4:50 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    26-Sep-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700975

Childhood Poverty May Have Lasting Effects on Cognitive Skills in Old Age

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Children who grow up in poverty or who are otherwise socially and economically disadvantaged may be more likely in old age to score lower than others on tests of cognitive skills, according to a study published in the September 26, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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24-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 700981

'CoveringPovertyToolkit.com’ re-launches as journalism resource for covering community poverty issues

University of Georgia

A website packed with resources, curated content and checklists for journalists has been redesigned and relaunched by Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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24-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 700229

Latest US poverty statistics: U-M experts can comment

University of Michigan

The U.S. Census Bureau will release its 2017 statistics on poverty this week. The University of Michigan has experts available to discuss the latest findings compared to 2016 rates of 12.7 percent (40.6 million people) for poverty.

Released:
10-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 700144

California’s Large Minority Population Drives State’s Relatively Low Death Rate, Study Finds

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

FINDINGS High poverty rates, low education and lack of insurance are all social determinants that are expected to lead to high mortality rates and negative health outcomes. Despite a 62 percent minority population with these characteristics in California, the state’s health profile was significantly better than the nation’s as a whole.

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6-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 699313

Vulnerable Youth Stress the Importance of Influential Adults in Their School Lives

University at Buffalo

Kids who faced daunting barriers to success in the classroom had a clear message for University at Buffalo researchers who asked them as young adults to look back on their experiences with maltreatment, homelessness and their time in school: Adults can do better. “It’s as though they’re asking us as adults not to give up on them, to stick with them,” says Annette Semanchin Jones, an assistant professor in UB’s School of Social Work.

Released:
21-Aug-2018 3:50 PM EDT

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