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Article ID: 712959

SAEM 2019: Gun Safety, Over Testing and More

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Michigan Medicine experts highlighted new research during the keynote address and plenary session at the annual Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting.

Released:
15-May-2019 4:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712310

Rutgers Freshman Fights Gun Violence, Urges Students to Take Action

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Since the moment Jai Patel and his friends sought cover in a clothing store bathroom when gunfire erupted in a Jersey City Mall, all he has wanted to talk about is how to prevent something like that from ever happening again. Since then, he organized the Jersey City March for Our Lives, speaks at rallies and is now starting a Rutgers chapter of Students Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

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2-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 712294

Professor Hosts Mock National Security Council Session

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers American Studies expert uses war games in the form of a mock NSC session to teach real-life lessons to students and show the real cost of war

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2-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 712025

Study Highlights How Little We Know About Women Terrorists

North Carolina State University

The first large-scale research project evaluating the characteristics of women involved in jihadism-inspired terrorism finds significant differences between men and women in both their backgrounds and their roles within terrorist groups.

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29-Apr-2019 7:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 711822

South Side trauma centers launch new collaboration that expands and strengthens region’s violence recovery ecosystem

University of Chicago Medical Center

Continuing an ongoing effort to respond to the public health crisis of intentional violence, the University of Chicago Medicine and Advocate Christ Medical Center are joining forces to form Southland RISE (Resilience Initiative to Strengthen and Empower), a new collaborative designed to better care for individuals, families and communities on the South Side and south suburban communities.

Released:
23-Apr-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711014

Gun Control Debate May Prompt Interest in Firearm Ownership

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Dr. Laura Gunn, an associate professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, and colleagues found that while violent attacks cause interest in gun control to spike, the rise in gun control debate may lead to increases in searches related to purchasing a gun more than the violent attacks themselves.

Released:
10-Apr-2019 11:10 AM EDT

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Article ID: 711023

Despite More Violent Crimes, It’s Safer to be a Cop Today than 50 Years Ago

Florida Atlantic University

Dangers of policing have dramatically declined since 1970 with a 75 percent drop in police officer line-of-duty deaths. In the context of nearly 50-year monthly trends, the study also shows a statistically significant decline in felonious killings of police following the Ferguson effect and Michael Brown’s death in 2014, which directly contradicts the war on cops’ theory.

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10-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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