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Differences in replacement level fertility point to inequalities

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

The percentage of the world’s population that is above or below the ‘replacement level of fertility’ has long been used as a measure of demographic development. A new study revisited how this metric is calculated and how useful it really is in terms of informing policy decisions.

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4-Dec-2019 6:05 AM EST
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Gun Violence, Bullying and Poverty Again Named as Top Three Social Concerns for Youth by Chicago Parents

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Consistent with last year, Chicago parents again selected gun violence, bullying/cyberbullying and poverty as the top three social problems for children and adolescents in the city, according to the latest survey results released by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH). Hunger was new to this year’s top 10 list of social issues facing youth, with 62 percent of parents across all community areas in Chicago considering it a big problem.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Education, Family and Parenting, Poverty, Guns and Violence,

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3-Dec-2019 4:15 PM EST
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Rural-Urban Flip: How Changing ACA Rules Affected Health Insurance Premium Costs

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

People in rural areas of the U.S. who receive subsidies to buy health insurance in the Health Insurance Marketplaces pay less in premiums than their counterparts in urban areas, a flip that occurred in 2018 and has been widening since, according to a new analysis.

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26-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Hires New Associate Dean for Finance and Administration

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Hires New Associate Dean for Finance and Administration

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Benner brings more than 20 years of experience in financial and operational management positions and significant experience in higher education administration.

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3-Dec-2019 3:10 PM EST
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Newswise: Building a sense of belonging in Utah schools
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3-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST
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Distinguished Voices Series with Susan E. Rice

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Susan Rice discusses her new book Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For, which is a look back on her dynamic career in public service.

Channels: Government/Law, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. National Security, U.S. Politics,

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3-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Vermont Universities Win $250,000 Grant to Bring More Locally Grown Food to Their Campuses

Vermont Universities Win $250,000 Grant to Bring More Locally Grown Food to Their Campuses

University of Vermont

The Henry P. Kendall Foundation announced the University of Vermont and Norwich University, and food services provider Sodexo, as a 2019 New England Food Vision Prize award winner. The $250,000 prize will increase the availability of local produce to universities and hospitals.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, Education, Food Science, Health Food, Nutrition,

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3-Dec-2019 11:45 AM EST
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