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Newswise: WashU Expert: Increasing moderate voters’ participation in primaries can help combat hyperpartisanship
Released: 20-Jul-2022 12:25 PM EDT
WashU Expert: Increasing moderate voters’ participation in primaries can help combat hyperpartisanship
Washington University in St. Louis

On Aug. 2, voters in Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington will vote in their states’ primary elections. Thirteen more states will hold primary elections through August and September.In many districts where the general election isn’t competitive, the outcomes of these primary elections likely will decide who wins in November.

Newswise: FSU Public Health Expert Available to Comment on Extreme Heat
Released: 13-Jul-2022 4:45 PM EDT
FSU Public Health Expert Available to Comment on Extreme Heat
Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: July 13, 2022 | 3:50 pm | SHARE: Extreme heat is the leading weather-related cause of death in the United States. It can kill through heat exhaustion or heat stroke, as well as by contributing to deaths from heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure and other diseases. Vulnerable populations, such as older adults, infants, outdoor workers and others, are at increased risk.

Newswise: Mass shootings: Conservative, liberal social media users starting to agree — enough is enough, says @UNLV researcher
Released: 8-Jul-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Mass shootings: Conservative, liberal social media users starting to agree — enough is enough, says @UNLV researcher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Schoolchildren huddled in Uvalde, Tex. classrooms as classmates and teachers are cut down by a rogue gunman. A peaceful weekend afternoon at a Buffalo, N.Y. grocery store interrupted by a white supremacist who sprays the aisles of elderly, predominantly African American weekend shoppers with an AR-15 style rifle. Only five months into the year, these attacks tallied as the 198th and 214th U.

Newswise: Answers from an Expert: Sarcoma, the Forgotten Cancer
Released: 5-Jul-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Answers from an Expert: Sarcoma, the Forgotten Cancer
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Adam C. Berger, MD, FACS, chief of Melanoma and Soft Tissue Surgical Oncology and associate director for Shared Resources at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey addresses common questions about sarcoma during sarcoma awareness month.

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Released: 30-Jun-2022 3:05 PM EDT
10 Years Later: FSU Physicist Explains Impact of Higgs Boson Discovery
Florida State University

Florida State University physics Professor Laura Reina is a member of the CERN Large Hadron Collider Higgs Working Group. Reina was recently featured in Science News, and she is available to speak to media organizations about the discovery of the Higgs boson particle, what it means for our understanding of physics and where research is headed.


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