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Article ID: 693411

Exposure to Domestic Violence Costs U.S. Government $55 Billion Each Year

Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University ‘groundbreaking’ study shows exposure to domestic violence carries long-term consequences for both children and society

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 693384

​How to Help Coaches Identify and Report Suspected Child Abuse

Ohio State University

A program designed to help coaches learn to identify and report suspected child abuse and neglect among their players has measurable impact 10 months later, a new study shows.

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Article ID: 693264

A Better Fake Leather, Inspired by Plants

Ohio State University

Nature has inspired a coating for synthetic leather that repels oil and water—and keeps the material from getting sticky in the heat.

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23-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693254

Why Freeloader Baby-Eating Ants Are Welcomed to the Colony

Ohio State University

It might seem surprising that a colony of ants would tolerate the type of guests that gobble both their grub and their babies. But new research shows there’s likely a useful tradeoff to calmly accepting these parasite ants into the fold: They have weaponry that’s effective against their host ants and a more menacing intruder ant.

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Article ID: 693218

For Heavy Lifting, Use Exoskeletons with Caution

Ohio State University

You can wear an exoskeleton, but it won’t turn you into a superhero. In the journal Applied Ergonomics, researchers report that that a commercially available exoskeleton relieved stress on the arms just as it was supposed to—but it increased stress on the back by more than 50 percent.

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Article ID: 693161

Study: Certain PTSD Therapies Prove Effective Long After Patients Stop Treatment

Case Western Reserve University

Both civilians and military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) reap long-term benefits from psychotherapies used for short-term treatment, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University.

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Article ID: 693098

Study Suggests Social Workers Could Help Families Navigate Foreclosure, Protect the American Dream

Case Western Reserve University

In a qualitative study, researchers focused on Cleveland service providers who shared how foreclosure affects their clients. The research was recently published in The Journal of Contemporary Social Services.

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18-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692982

Study: Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen More Effective Than Opioids in Treating Dental Pain

Case Western Reserve University

Ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) alone or in combination with acetaminophen are better at easing dental pain than opioids, according to new research conducted with the School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.

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17-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692943

Is Caregiver Education About Sickle Cell Trait Effective?

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Despite universal newborn screening that detects the presence of sickle cell trait (SCT), only 16 percent of Americans with SCT know their status. To address this issue, in Ohio, in-person education is offered to caregivers of referred infants with SCT.

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