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Article ID: 712379

HHS’s “Conscience Rights” Rule Threatens Public Health

HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

HHS’s “Conscience Rights” Rule Threatens Public Health

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4-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences, Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 712367

Hotspot in the Genome May Drive Psychosis in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

Van Andel Research Institute

A newly identified epigenetic hotspot for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may give scientists a fresh path forward for devising more effective treatments and biomarker-based screening strategies.

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3-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 712347

Brain imaging lie detector can be beaten with simple techniques, research shows

University of Plymouth

People have certain physical 'tells' when they conceal information - and studies show that good liars can prevent these 'tells' being detected by displaying physical red herrings of their own.

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3-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 712315

Negative experiences at dentist much more common for low-income, nonwhite children

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., May 2, 2019 — Disparities in young children’s experiences at the dentist are linked to income, ethnicity and language, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Published in Academic Pediatrics, it found that families with lower incomes or from ethnic or linguistic minority groups were more likely to report negative incidents, such as the child being physically restrained, separated from a caregiver or sedated without consent.

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2-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 712295

Survey shatters misconceptions about American Indian mothers

South Dakota State University

During pregnancy, American Indian mothers are less likely to consume alcohol and no more likely to smoke than white mothers in South Dakota after adjusting for socioeconomic factors.

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2-May-2019 2:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712291

Bringing the Workplace to Life

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Which question are you more inclined to ask as a manager: How can I create a workplace where people thrive? How can I get people to ensure my organization thrives and its goals are met? The distinction between these two questions may signal whether you’re viewing your organization more as a living organism or as a bureaucratic machine.

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2-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 712290

WVU social worker named West Virginia Social Worker of the Year

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Jacki Englehardt, the Master of Social Work admissions and recruitment coordinator in the School of Social Work, has been selected by the West Virginia chapter of the National Association of Social Workers for the award.

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2-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    2-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 712039

Perseverance Toward Life Goals Can Fend Off Depression, Anxiety, Panic Disorders

American Psychological Association (APA)

People who don’t give up on their goals (or who get better over time at not giving up on their goals) and who have a positive outlook appear to have less anxiety and depression and fewer panic attacks, according to a study of thousands of Americans over the course of 18 years. Surprisingly, a sense of control did not have an effect on the mental health of participants across time.

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29-Apr-2019 11:30 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 712222

Is Captain America Obese? New Study Highlights Exaggerated Physical Differences Between Male and Female Superheroes

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Superheroes like Thor and Black Widow may have what it takes to save the world in movies like Avengers: Endgame, but neither of their comic book depictions has a healthy body mass index (BMI). New research from Binghamton University and SUNY Oswego found that, within the pages of comic books, male superheroes are on average obese, while females are on average close to underweight.

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1-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 712200

Researcher studies bystander behavior in sexual-assault prevention

West Virginia University

West Virginia University researcher Danielle Davidov is examining violence-prevention programs that teach potential bystanders to short-circuit situations that are charged with violence. They give participants strategies for intervening in risky situations—for example, if they hear one person call another a sexually degrading name, or see a semiconscious person dragged out of a bar. They also make bystanders more likely to intervene if the need arises, rather than staying silent.

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1-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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