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Article ID: 702114

The Power of One: What’s My Responsibility as a Global Citizen?

University of Manitoba

Protectionist laws; anti-immigration sentiments and abuse allegations: one scroll of a feed or flip through the paper can be enough to make you want to shut off and shut down.

Released:
12-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    12-Oct-2018 12:15 AM EDT

Article ID: 701728

Benzodiazepines in Patients with COPD and PTSD May Increase Suicide Risk

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Long-term use of benzodiazepine medications in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, as well as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may lead to increased suicide risk, according to a study published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

Released:
9-Oct-2018 4:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702078

UNC Chosen to Establish National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

The Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) has been awarded the first grant for a new federal program that will provide $3.75 million over five years to establish UNC as the National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders.

Released:
11-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702069

Stringent password policies help prevent fraud, study finds

Indiana University

An Indiana University study finds stringent password rules that encourage longer and more complicated passwords significantly lower the risk of personal data breaches, especially among employees at large organizations that handle sensitive data, like universities.

Released:
11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702056

Nerve Stimulation in Mice Suggests New Way to Reduce Delirium After Surgery

Duke Health

or adults over age 65, surgical complications can dampen not only their physical health but also their mental sharpness, with more than half of high-risk cases declining into delirium. In new Duke University research, scientists show in a mouse model that a current treatment for seizures can also reverse brain inflammation, such as inflammation after surgery, and the subsequent confusion or cognitive decline that results.

Released:
11-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702034

UNH Researchers Find Video Games Effective for Bystander Intervention in Sexual Assaults

University of New Hampshire

As recent news headlines have shown, bystanders can play a pivotal role when it comes to sexual assault and relationship violence. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire found that video games show promise as a tool to share information and influence bystander attitudes and efficacy in situations of sexual violence.

Released:
11-Oct-2018 10:20 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 701964

Does More Education Stem Political Violence?

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Recent evidence of above-average levels of education among genocide perpetrators and terrorists, such as those who carried out the 9/11 attacks, has challenged the consensus among scholars that education has a generally pacifying effect. Is it true that more schooling can promote peaceful behavior and reduce civil conflict and other forms of politically-motivated group violence?

Released:
11-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 701968

Looking for the Great Pumpkin? UF/IFAS Experts Offer Tips for Halloween

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Not only are pumpkins cool as a front porch decoration, they're healthy to eat, especially they're seeds.

Released:
10-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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