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Strict Adherence to Traditional Masculinity Associated with More Severe PTSD in Vets

American Psychological Association (APA)

To help service members perform better in the field, military training emphasizes the importance of certain traits associated with traditional masculinity, including suppression of emotion and self-reliance. But when veterans return home, strict adherence to these traits can become detrimental, leading to more severe post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and making it more difficult to treat, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

Channels: Psychology and Psychiatry, Sex and Relationships, Trauma, Men's Health, Mental Health, Military Health, All Journal News,

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23-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST
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Newswise: CFES Brilliant Pathways Kicks Off Nationwide Effort to Train 5,000 College and Career Advisors to Increase Student Success

CFES Brilliant Pathways Kicks Off Nationwide Effort to Train 5,000 College and Career Advisors to Increase Student Success

CFES Brilliant Pathways

Leaders in higher education, business and K-12 education shared the latest research and best practices with 50 individuals from New York and Vermont as part of a national effort by CFES Brilliant Pathways to train 5,000 College and Career Readiness Advisors by 2022.

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27-Jan-2020 5:35 AM EST
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FSU professor discusses Brexit and its consequences

Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: January 24, 2020 | 3:35 pm | SHARE: On Jan. 31, after a national referendum, elections, negotiations and delays, the United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union.The date marks the end of one political process and the beginning of another. When Brexit is official, the United Kingdom and European Union will begin negotiating a new  trading agreement.

Channels: Brexit, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Politics, Europe News, Local - United Kingdom,

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24-Jan-2020 4:20 PM EST
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Horror movies manipulate brain activity expertly to enhance excitement

University of Turku (Turun yliopisto)

Finnish research team maps neural activity in response to watching horror movies. A study conducted by the University of Turku shows the top horror movies of the past 100 years, and how they manipulate brain activity.

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24-Jan-2020 4:05 PM EST
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Study: Commercial air travel is safer than ever

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

It has never been safer to fly on commercial airlines, according to a new study by an MIT professor that tracks the continued decrease in passenger fatalities around the globe.

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24-Jan-2020 3:25 PM EST
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Newswise: Making the Homeless Count

Making the Homeless Count

Augustana University, South Dakota

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, volunteers will conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count, known as “We All Count” of the homeless in Sioux Falls. The Augustana Research Institute will be at the center of it.

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24-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST
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Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to Have a Greater Role in National Response to Opioid Epidemic

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

As we enter a new year and a new decade, many states have enacted legislation affecting the roles of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in terms of practice authority, reimbursement, and prescriptive authority, according to the 32nd Annual Legislative Update in the January issue of The Nurse Practitioner, published by Wolters Kluwer.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Government/Law, Healthcare, Nursing, Pain, Patient Safety, Substance Abuse,

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24-Jan-2020 12:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Exclusive Polling: Iowa Youth Poised for Historic Caucus Turnout

Exclusive Polling: Iowa Youth Poised for Historic Caucus Turnout

Tufts University

Young people are poised for a potentially historic turnout in the upcoming Iowa caucuses, and young Democrats prefer Sen. Bernie Sanders, according to an exclusive CIRCLE-Tisch College/Suffolk University Iowa youth poll released today by Tufts University.

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24-Jan-2020 10:15 AM EST
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