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Article ID: 714985

Lessons from Columbine: New technology provides insight during active shooter situations

Purdue University

Run, hide, fight. It has become a mantra for how to act during an active shooter situation. The idea is to escape the situation or protect oneself, and counter the gunman as a last resort.

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26-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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    24-Jun-2019 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 714626

Americans Overestimate Income for Children from Wealthy & Middle-Income Families—and Underestimate It for Children from Poor Ones

New York University

Americans overestimate the future income for children from wealthy and middle-income families, but underestimate that for children from poor ones, finds a new study.

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19-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Climate change will fuel more war, new study suggests

Article ID: 714435

Climate change will fuel more war, new study suggests

University of Colorado Boulder

Droughts, floods, natural disasters and other climatic shifts influenced between 3% and 20% of armed conflicts over the last century. By century’s end, one in four armed conflicts, including civil wars, will be a result of a changing climate.

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17-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Curative Therapies

Article ID: 714369

A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Curative Therapies

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of a series of articles offering important insight regarding the current state of curative and transformative therapies.

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17-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Combination of SNAP and WIC improves food security, ISU study finds

Article ID: 714284

Combination of SNAP and WIC improves food security, ISU study finds

Iowa State University

Forty million Americans, including 6.5 million children, are food insecure. New research shows the combination of food assistance programs SNAP and WIC compared to SNAP alone increases food security by at least 2 percentage points and potentially as much as 24 percentage points.

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12-Jun-2019 11:30 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Give in order to receive: FSU study finds low-income mothers expected to reciprocate support

Article ID: 714254

Give in order to receive: FSU study finds low-income mothers expected to reciprocate support

Florida State University

Low-income mothers who need support, such as with small cash loans or childcare, are often called on to reciprocate, according to a new Florida State University study.College of Social Work Associate Professor Melissa Radey and College of Human Sciences Professor Lenore McWey examined the support networks of low-income mothers using secondary data from mothers in Chicago, Boston and San Antonio.

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11-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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