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Parents matter – protecting kids from risky drinking

Research Society on Alcoholism

Many parents permit their adolescent children to drink alcohol, believing this helps teach them responsible use and avoids the appeal of ‘forbidden fruit’.

Channels: Addiction, Alcohol and Alcoholism, All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Children's Health, Family and Parenting,

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20-Nov-2019 8:35 AM EST
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Newswise: This App Teaches Sketching Skills to Improve Graduation Rates in Science and Engineering

This App Teaches Sketching Skills to Improve Graduation Rates in Science and Engineering

University of California San Diego

Engineers have developed a touchscreen app to teach students how to sketch 2D projections and 3D views freehand. This teaches students spatial visualization--the ability to think in 3D. This skill is important in many STEM fields, from Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) in engineering to using ultrasound for medical procedures.

Channels: Apps, Education, Engineering, STEM Education, Technology,

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20-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Six books and counting: Iowa State student gets jump-start on writing career

Six books and counting: Iowa State student gets jump-start on writing career

Iowa State University

Ryan Byrnes, an Iowa State University senior in technical communication, is an entrepreneurial author. After years of writing, self-publishing and marketing his novels, Byrnes’ most recent work, a historical fiction novel set in World War I, was picked up by a publishing company.

Channels: All Journal News, Arts and Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Media and Journalism, Local - Iowa,

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20-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Avoiding Social Isolation in Older Adults Over the Holidays

Avoiding Social Isolation in Older Adults Over the Holidays

Cedars-Sinai

The holidays are supposed to be a time for celebration and togetherness, but they can be tough on older adults who run a high risk of being socially isolated. Social isolation can be easily overlooked as a health concern even though it can have the same negative impact on an older adult's health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Cedars-Sinai geriatricians Sonja Rosen, MD, and Allison Mays, MD, MAS, offer tips on combatting loneliness.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Public Health, Seniors,

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20-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Election security is about more than just machines, researcher says

Election security is about more than just machines, researcher says

Missouri University of Science and Technology

As the 2020 elections approach, voters need to be aware of possibly malicious attempts to manipulate their opinions and their votes, according to Dr. George Markowsky, professor of computer science at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Channels: Social Media, Technology, Cybersecurity, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics,

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20-Nov-2019 5:15 AM EST
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Families of youth with autism face big barriers to care, gaps in services

Case Western Reserve University

New research at Case Western Reserve University found big gaps in services and continued care for children with autism—and their families—as they transition from adolescence to adulthood.

Channels: All Journal News, Autism, Behavioral Science, Family and Parenting, In the Home,

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19-Nov-2019 3:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Study finds U.S. policies could have negative implications for Africa

Study finds U.S. policies could have negative implications for Africa

Iowa State University

A new study finds that while the current United States administration’s policies in Africa may appear undeveloped, there are distinct trends and tendencies that have the potential to negatively impact Africa’s economic growth.

Channels: All Journal News, Economics, Government/Law, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Politics, African News,

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19-Nov-2019 1:10 PM EST
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Majority of childhood sex-abuse survivors achieve complete mental health

University of Toronto

Most research on child sexual-abuse survivors focuses on negative consequences such as depression and suicide.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Mental Health,

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19-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST
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