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Article ID: 711277

Large Federal Program Aimed at Providing Better Health Care Underfunds Primary Care

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Despite a mandate to help patients make better-informed health care decisions, a ten-year research program established under the Affordable Care Act has funded a relatively small number of studies that examine primary care, the setting where the majority of patients in the U.S. receive treatment.

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14-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Transparency From Charities About How Funds Are Used Builds Trust and Increases Giving

Article ID: 711187

Transparency From Charities About How Funds Are Used Builds Trust and Increases Giving

Indiana University

Charitable and humanitarian organizations are increasingly tapping into a $30 billion crowdfunding market, not only to raise funds but to build donors' trust by being more transparent, according to research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.

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15-Apr-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: UC San Diego Philosophy Professor Awarded $1.2 Million Grant to Advance Research on Free Will and Responsibility

Article ID: 711208

UC San Diego Philosophy Professor Awarded $1.2 Million Grant to Advance Research on Free Will and Responsibility

University of California San Diego

University of California San Diego Department of Philosophy professor Manuel Vargas and Santiago Amaya of the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia have been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to advance understanding of agency, free will and responsibility — three interrelated concepts at the core of everyday life.

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11-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Ethical questions raised on body donation after medically-assisted death

Article ID: 710529

Ethical questions raised on body donation after medically-assisted death

McMaster University

There are issues about the appropriateness of accepting or using MAID body donations; communication with donors including consenting processes, and the transparency surrounding MAID donation with staff, faculty and students.

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1-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Climate Change Communication: Building Consensus

Article ID: 709919

Climate Change Communication: Building Consensus

DePaul University

From frigid cold in the Midwestern U.S. to melting heat in Australia, extreme weather and climate change are making news around the world. Yet, the topic of climate change continues to be politicized, and journalists often struggle to cover it in a way that’s accurate and evidence-based, according to Jill Hopke, an assistant professor of journalism in DePaul University’s College of Communication.

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19-Mar-2019 4:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709604

Literature Review and Meta-Analysis Analyzes How DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria For Autism May Affect Diagnosis Rate

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

A five-year follow-up systematic review and meta-analysis of 33 studies—conducted to determine changes in the frequency of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis since the publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5)—was published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

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14-Mar-2019 7:30 AM EDT
Newswise: Actor, Children’s-Literacy and AIDS-Research Advocate LeVar Burton Named 2019 Inamori Ethics Prize-Winner
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    28-Feb-2019 9:30 AM EST

Article ID: 708837

Actor, Children’s-Literacy and AIDS-Research Advocate LeVar Burton Named 2019 Inamori Ethics Prize-Winner

Case Western Reserve University

LeVar Burton, a celebrated American actor, director, producer and writer for more than 40 years, is adding another accolade—this one for his tireless, decades-long dedication to children’s literacy and AIDS research and treatment.

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27-Feb-2019 4:45 PM EST

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Article ID: 707471

Saint Joseph’s University Bioethicist Calls for Safe Injection Sites; Proposes Customized Model for Philadelphia

Saint Joseph's University

University’s nationally-recognized Institute of Clinical Bioethics collaborates with local institutions on newly published paper proposing a model for safe injection sites designed to prevent the deaths of thousands of Philadelphians vulnerable to an opioid overdose.

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4-Feb-2019 12:30 PM EST

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