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Article ID: 700788

Women Who Breastfeed for at Least Five Months Have More Kids

Cornell University

Cornell University professor Vida Maralani found that women who breastfeed their first child for five months or longer are more likely to have three or more children, and less likely to have only one child, than women who breastfeed for shorter durations or not at all.

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19-Sep-2018 12:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700781

Study shows parents display more conservative attitudes

Tulane University

In their study of 1,500 participants, Nicholas Kerry and co-author Damian R. Murray, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, conducted four online surveys that examined attitudes to political topics that typically divide liberals and conservatives, such as reproductive rights and the military.

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19-Sep-2018 11:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700783

Issues Over Ideology: FSU Researcher Finds Polarized Candidates Can Still Represent Constituents Best

Florida State University

America’s seemingly polarized elected officials might be the best representation of their constituents, according to a new study out of Florida State University.

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19-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 700784

Chemists Demonstrate Sustainable Approach to Carbon Dioxide Capture From Air

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Chemists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a practical, energy-efficient method of capturing carbon dioxide directly from air. If deployed at large scale and coupled to geologic storage, the technique may bolster the portfolio of responses to global climate change.

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19-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700782

Newborn Opioid Withdrawal Requires a 'Cascade of Care,' Study Suggests

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Effective management of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) – withdrawal symptoms occurring in infants exposed to opioids in utero – requires a coordinated "cascade of care" from prevention through long-term follow-up, reports a study in Advances in Neonatal Care, official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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19-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700772

Anti-inflammatory Protein Promotes Healthy Gut Bacteria to Curb Obesity

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

UNC Scientists discovered the anti-inflammatory protein NLRP12 helps protect mice against obesity and insulin resistance when fed a high-fat diet. The researchers also reported the NLRP12 gene is underactive in people who are obese, making it a therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes.

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19-Sep-2018 10:45 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700778

Washington University partners in five-year $11.6 million NIH grant to study retail tobacco policies across U.S.

Washington University in St. Louis

Tobacco use causes nearly a half a million premature deaths each year from cancer, cardiovascular disease and pulmonary illnesses. Most tobacco is purchased from brick-and-mortar retailers, where the tobacco industry spends $1 million every hour on advertising and marketing.The 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act gave states and localities more authority to regulate the sales and distribution of tobacco products in their communities.

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19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700773

What Patients Don't Know (but Should) About Prostate Cancer

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

This Prostate Cancer Awareness Week, urologist shares three things patients are surprised to learn

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19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Crime, not money, drives migration from El Salvador and Honduras

Vanderbilt University

A new analysis of data from the Latin American Public Opinion Project's AmericasBarometer survey shows that immigration policies designed to deter economic migrants do not dissuade migrants fleeing crime from seeking asylum.

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19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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